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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Google Drawings is a free, web-based diagramming software that is available for all BCPS teachers and students. Google Drawings allows users to create drawings, organizers, charts, and other types of diagrams. As part of the Google Workspace, Google Drawings also allows users to collaborate and work together in real time.

Using Google Drawings.pdf

Learning How

Getting Started with Google Drawings

The Google Workspace (Formly G Suite) Learning Center is full of user-friendly resource pages with step-by-step directions on getting started with Google Drawings and other tools. You can also visit Google's Help Center to learn more about how to Create, Insert, & Edit Drawings.

Use the Google Drawing below by clicking the different topics to explore additional support resources.

More About Google Drawings.pdf

ISTE Standards for Students

    • Empowered Learner. 1d - Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

    • Innovative Designer. 4b - Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks

    • Creative Communicator. 6a - Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.

    • Creative Communicator. 6b - Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.

    • Creative Communicator. 6c - Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.

Ideas for Use

  • Interactive, multimedia images and/or posters

  • Eye-catching infographics

  • Timeline projects

  • Comic strips

  • Visual notetaking

  • Annotating images

  • Interactive whiteboard

  • Digital manipulatives