In this article we will review:

  • How to embed Google Slides in an Online RoundTable.

  • How to include Google Slides in a Live RoundTable.

  • How students can use Google Slides in an Online RoundTable with copy & paste step by step instructions for students.

  • BONUS: Google Slides resources for your next discussion!

Let's get started 😊

Online RoundTables + Google Slides

Check out these examples of Online RoundTables that feature Google Slides:

As you can see, Google Slides can make a great addition to the Content & Multimedia section of an Online discussion.

Ready to try it out? Here are the steps to take:

1) First, start in Google Slides.

2) Select File.

3) Select Publish to the web.

4) Select the Embed tab and adjust the following settings:

  • Adjust slide size: We suggest either the small or medium size options.

  • Adjust auto-advance of slides.

5) Select Publish and copy the embed code.

6) In the Online RoundTable, select the insert content/media icon in the top right corner.

7) Select the Embed tab and paste the Google Slides code.

And there you have it! 🙌

Live RoundTables + Google Slides

Live RoundTables can include resources such as Google Slides for students to review prior to the discussion. Simply copy and paste the Google Slides sharing link into the RoundTable Prompt.

Here's how to add Google Slides to a Live RoundTable:

1) Select Prompt in the Teacher control panel at the bottom of your screen.

2) Type the name of this resource, then paste the URL link.

3) Click the blue + circle to add it to your list of resources.

And there you have it! 🙌

Student Google Slides Presentations and the Online RoundTable

Please feel free to copy and paste these instructions for students:

To include a Google Slides presentation in your submission, please follow these steps:

1) In Google Slides, select the yellow Share button in the top right corner.

2) Copy Link.

3) In Parlay, select the link icon (it is beside the photo icon).

4) Post the URL and text.

Student Activity Ideas:

  • Google Slides Gallery Walk: In an Online RoundTable, students cannot embed a Google Slides presentation however, they can include the link to a presentation.

  • Students can perform a Gallery Walk of linked presentations and provide peer feedback on each other's work.

💬 Resources

Created by the Parlay team, we have the following Google Slides resources ready to go!

Do you have a suggestion for a Google Slides resource we can create? Connect with our team in the chat bubble and let us know!

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