Google Slides Basics

  • Level: Basic
  • Study time: 10 min
  • Video time: 20 min
  • IL PD Credit: 0.5 PDH
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About the course

Looking for another fantastic Google Tool to add to your repertoire?  Google Slides is a must-know in the Google Suite of tools.  Google Slides at a base level is a tool for creating slide shows, similar to Powerpoint by Microsoft.  Beyond the basics, Google Slides is a tool for creating many kinds of visually appealing and creative content.   This course will give you the basic skills needed to begin building a slide deck to develop a slide presentation.  You'll follow simple and fun video tutorials that will guide you step-by-step. Pause when you need to practice or rewind to go over the skills again, as your learning needs and busy schedule require. You'll create your first slide deck in no time - and start dreaming of other ways to use this versatile tool. 

Practical approach

Start building a slide deck from scratch that you can use with your students immediately. 


Learn on your own schedule. Stop and rewind as needed to review key concepts. 

Expert Guidance

Our experienced teacher and instructional coach will guide you step-by-step

Course Lessons

Created by

Emily Pool

Emily Pool (she/her) is an LTC Instructional Technology Coach serving the Adams and Pike county regions. In this role, Emily strives to help teachers get excited about, engaged with, and enriched by educational technology – especially when it comes to bridging the gap between potential and implementation.