FigJam

FigJam is a shared digital whiteboard that lets you collaborate in real time using either a web browser or mobile app. FigJam encourages creative problem solving, lifts student voices, and can make collaborative learning fun! There are hundreds of ready-made templates so you can get started using the program quickly and easily. 

Resources

You can earn Framing the Lesson, Critical Writing, and Recognize & Reinforce badges by utilizing FigJam in your classroom.

Use the resources below to learn the basics of FigJam and get started on your own!

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Earn Your Badges

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Framing the Lesson Badge Requirements
The teacher must include a screenshot of their objectives or close activity being used in a FigJam session. If you are turning in evidence of a close activity students must have completed the activity within the FigJam app. Your evidence must show unique features of FigJam. Ex- The FigJam toolbar.

Examples of Framing the Lesson using FigJam: 

  • Have your task/objective outlined on your whiteboard
  • Use FigJam as a closing activity for your lesson and let students draw collaboratively 

Critical Writing Badge Requirements
The teacher must include a screenshot of a FigJam that includes a student response to a Critical Writing prompt typed or drawn on the frame using the FigJam app. Your evidence must show unique features of FigJam. Ex- The FigJam toolbar.

Examples of Critical Writing using FigJam: 

  • Create sections for groups or individuals and assign writing tasks to students
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Recognize & Reinforce Badge Requirements
The teacher must include a screenshot of personalized feedback they have given to a student in FigJam that details the students growth or achievement on the whiteboard. Your evidence must show unique features of FigJam. Ex- The FigJam toolbar.

Examples of Recognize & Reinforce using FigJam: 

  • Provide live feedback to student entries in a variety of ways (stickies, GIFs, images, videos, links)