While the 55-inch
cloud-powered Google Jamboard (whiteboard)
costs around $5,000 USD, Google's Jamboard mobile apps are completely free!
With the Jamboard apps you have a virtual whiteboard wherever you are. The
apps are available on mobile devices and on the web.
Educators can engage all students in the learning
process, whether working together in a traditional classroom, a group setting,
or through distance learning. Jamboard makes learning visible and accessible to
collaborators on the jam session. Plus, it is
easy to present your jams in real time
through Google Meet, allowing for easy
sharing or making real-world connections. Jamboards use “frames” as the
workspace(s). The frames are where collaborators draw, write, add images and
The tools change depending on the app you are using. Mobile devices have more
functionality than the web app. The toolbar will also adjust to the tool you
are currently using.
The Jamboard app is not on by default so you will want to talk with your
school’s Google Administrator and request that JamBoard be enabled.
Find the apps in your favorite app store and try them out today!