Nearpod Add-on for Google Slides

Transform your Google Slides presentations into interactive and dynamic lessons that engage every student.

 Take a look at this quick tutorial video!

 

 

What can you do with the Nearpod Add-on for Google Slides?

With the Nearpod Add-on, you can:

- Embed your favorite Nearpod activities and features directly within Google Slides

- Leverage the flexible and robust power of Google Slides to create beautiful and engaging lessons

- Collaborate with colleagues when creating lessons

 

How to get the Nearpod Add-on:

From Nearpod:

Step 1: Go to My Library

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Step 3: Accept the Google permissions (from here you will be redirected to Google Slides)

Step 4: Click Add-ons

Step 5: Click Nearpod

Step 6: Download the Nearpod Add-on to your Google Slides

Step 7: Click Add-ons again

Step 8: Click Nearpod (the Nearpod Add-on will then open)

 

From Google Slides:

Step 1: Click Add-ons

Step 2: Search for Nearpod

Step 3: Download the Nearpod Add-on

Step 4:  Click Add-ons again

Step 5: Click Nearpod (the Nearpod Add-on will then open)

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How to launch the Nearpod lesson:

Step 1: Within Google Slides, click “Save & Go to Nearpod” at the bottom of the Add-on (you will be redirected to Nearpod)

Step 2: Hover over the lesson thumbnail

Step 3: Launch the lesson as a Live Lesson or Student-paced

Click here to learn more about launching Nearpod lessons.

 

How to edit the Nearpod lesson:

From Nearpod:

Step 1: Hover over the lesson thumbnail within My Library

Step 2: Click “Edit” (you will be redirected to Google Slides)

Step 3: Open the Nearpod Add-on

Step 4: Confirm that you’d like to edit your lesson

Step 5: Go to the slide that you’d like to edit

Step 6: If the slide is a Nearpod activity or feature, click “Edit this slide” and begin editing

 

From Google Slides:

Step 1: Go to your presentation of choice

Step 2: Open the Nearpod Add-on

Step 3: Confirm that you’d like to edit your lesson

Step 4: Go to the slide that you’d like to edit

Step 5: If the slide is a Nearpod activity or feature, click “Edit this slide” and begin editing

 

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How to collaborate on a lesson:

Within Google Slides...

Step 1: Click “File”

Step 2: Click “Share”

Step 3: Enter the email address(es) of the user(s) you’d like to collaborate with (Tip: ensure the recipients have editing rights!)

 

Reminder: Click “Save & Go to Nearpod” to ensure you have the latest version of the lesson before launching it with your students!

How to share a lesson:

From Nearpod:

Step 1: Go to My Library

Step 2: Hover over the lesson thumbnail

Step 3: Click on the three dots

Step 4: Click “Share”

 

Please note: Through this method will share the “Nearpod version” of the lesson. Recipients of the lesson will only be able to edit the lesson in Nearpod. Any edits you make to your lesson will not impact the lesson that the recipient has access to.

 

From Google Slides:

Step 1: Click “File”

Step 2: Click “Share”

Step 3: Enter the email address(es) of the user(s) you’d like to share your presentation with (Please check if you’re allowing the recipient to edit or view! Editing will enable the ability to “collaborate.”)

  

For more information, please visit our FAQ page  or contact support@nearpod.com. Happy teaching!

 

 

 

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