Back to School
Spark the Joy in Back-to-School with Pear Deck
The excitement of meeting new friends and teachers. That “I wonder what I’ll learn today” feeling. These are just a few of our favorite things about the back-to-school season! We’re here to help you bring that joyful lightbulb moment to every student, everyday.
Explore the collection of resources below to welcome students back to school with a spark of wonder and joy.
Our back-to-school live webinars are now over, but don't let that stop your learning! Click on the links below to watch a recording of our Pear Deck 101 and 201 sessions to help prepare you for a year of powerful learning moments.
Pear Deck 101
We'll cover the basics of creating and presenting with Pear Deck, including how to:
- Install the Pear Deck Add-on
- Add interactivity to a slide deck
- Discover ready-to-teach templates and activities
- Engage students with a Pear Deck Session
Pear Deck 201
Join us for an in-depth training on powerful Pear Deck Premium tools:
- Practicing with the Teacher Dashboard
- Adding audio to a slide or sharing feedback with students
- Using Student-Paced Mode
- Bonus: Transforming vocabulary practice with Flashcard Factory!
Explore templates designed to spark classroom community, goal setting, and engaging discussions at the start of the year. All Pear Deck templates for Google Slides can be found in the new Content Orchard — an easy-to-access library located in Pear Deck Home.
EiE® by Boston Museum of Science
Help students explore how our actions affect the environment.
Strengthen relationships, celebrate diversity, and nurture SEL skills.
Learn how to set strategic, measurable, realistic goals with an action plan and time limit.
Teach students about keeping track of assignments, schedules, materials, and more.
Get to know each other better and make some new friends!
Unleash student creativity with this collection of editable templates.
Facilitate effective, interactive, and rewarding discussions with your students.
Back to school
Find out what students are most looking forward to learning this year, as well as what some of their favorite things are.
From lesson planning to celebrating students, here are the blog posts we know you’ll find valuable for back-to-school.
Planning Amazing Lessons with Pear Deck
Here’s how to use Pear Deck more frequently to create more powerful learning moments.
Building Confidence with SMART Goals
Challenge students to take risks and step outside of their comfort zones.
Helping Students Create Healthy Relationships
Teach students how to build and maintain relationships with this set of skills.
Introducing the Pear Deck Add-on for Google Classroom
NEW! Access or create lessons directly from within Google Classroom.
Become a Pear Deck Certified Coach!
Join an elite group of educators from across the country who have been trained in using Pear Deck to support instructional best practices.
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