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Explore and create
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Explore and create : BYOD

Monday, June 24, 12:00–1:00 pm
Location: Room 116

Jake Miller  
Want your students to create animations to show their understanding of content? Want them to have nearly unlimited creative freedom? Creating stop-motion animations in Google Slides is what you (and your students) need. Learn tips, tricks, hacks and keyboard shortcuts while creating one of your own.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Teacher education/higher ed faculty
Skill level: Intermediate
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Access to Google Slides via a Google Account (enterprise, school and gmail are all acceptable). Chrome browser preferred.
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Creativity and productivity tools
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
For Educators:
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

- Participants will understand the process by which Stop-Motion Slides are created.
- Participants will be able to use a variety of shortcuts and tricks to make the process more efficient.
- Participants will be able to publish the slides so that they play as an animation.

Evidence of Success: Participants will be asked to post their creations on the Padlet Wall that is used each time that I deliver this session.


1. Introduce Stop-Motion Slides and the general idea of how they work.
2. Go through a series of tips & tricks modeling each as I go - participants can choose to just watch, to take notes or to try it out as I go.
3. Participants provided with time (and support) to make #StopMotionSlides of their own.
4. At the end of the session, completed projects are shared with the other attendees.

Supporting research

Blog posts and entries by renowned educational technology specialists & ISTE presenters:
- Matt Miller -
- Eric Curts -
- Kim Pollishuke -
- EdTechTeam -

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Jake Miller, Orange City School District

Jake is the Technology Integration Specialist for a Northeast Ohio middle school, where he helps manage the implementation of gSuite for Education, 1:1 Chromebooks and other technologies. He also works with a team to envision the building’s future integration of STEM, Fab Labs and innovative learning practices. He previously taught 12 years of middle school STEM, science and math courses. His Bachelor’s Degree is in middle-level education and his Master’s Degree is in Instructional Technology. Jake is passionate about educational technology and regularly shares at conferences, professional development days, on his website ( and on Twitter (@JakeMillerTech).

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