Do you want some true class interaction? Pear Deck is for you.
Pear Deck is an Google Slides Add-on that makes any Google Slides presentation interactive. Pear Deck gives teachers a way to add formative assessments to any presentation. When you present with Pear Deck, your students will be able to connect to your session with any device that has a web browser. Students will be prompted to answer your questions and their answers will display on the teacher dashboard in real time. Answers can be displayed anonymously on the classroom monitor, so the students are putting ideas out there if a safe way and learning from each other.
While on this site, we will be focusing on it's integration into Google Slides, it also work s with the following:
- Google Drive
- One Drive
- Google Classroom
- Microsoft Teams
You can give 6 different formative assessments with Pear Deck in your presentation:
- Text - students can write long or short text to answer a prompt
- Web -
- Multiple Choice
Getting Started with Pear Deck
Below is a short video tutorial recorded with the Screencastify extension and a presentation tutorial created with Google Slides.