Welcome to this Greenbush Crash Course about Pear Deck! This course includes tutorial videos and links to websites that help to familiarize you with basic, intermediate, and advanced features built within Pear Deck. Simply proceed through the course by scrolling down this page and clicking on the various links and videos to learn more about the features that you are interested in learning more about.



What is Pear Deck?

The fastest way to transform presentations into classroom conversations.

Imagine if you could engage every student in your class, every day. What if you could instantly see who’s confused and who’s ready for more? That’s the power of Pear Deck. And now, with the Pear Deck for Google Slides Add-on, you can add the magic of formative assessments and interactive questions to your presentations right from Google Slides.

Full Crash Course Walkthrough

To help you navigate the video to watch only the parts you want, you can fast forward to the time stamps below or click on the time links in the table:

0:00-0:28Welcome and Introduction
0:28-01:17How to install the Pear Deck Add-On
01:17-2:46Options when starting with a blank Google slide deck
2:46-7:06Walkthrough of the various pre-created Pear Deck templates
7:06-8:42Adding questions to existing Google Slides presentations
8:42-9:27How to add audio recordings to your slides
9:27-11:10How to launch a Pear Deck session
11:10-16:47Demo showing both the student and teacher side simultaneously

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Continued Learning and Support

The official Pear Deck website is full of helpful resources. 

Click here for a link to their live and recorded webinar options. 

For a list of pre-recorded help videos, click here

This link takes you to their knowledge base which includes various help articles. If learning by watching a video isn't your thing, this link is for you!

Pricing Information

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Pear Deck is a truly awesome way to tap into your student's voices like never before! If you have feedback about this Crash Course or want to share ideas on how you are using it or ask question, check out our Pear Deck Forum here on EdTech Academy!


Want to earn a digital badge and prove you know how to use Pear Deck? Take the quiz linked below and if you score 80% or above email Ronnie Williams and request your personalized digital badge!

Link to Quiz

Thank you for completing this Crash Course!