Google Jamboard is a digital whiteboard app that allows you to collaborate with others and join together your ideas.

Jamboard is Google’s answer to an Interactive Whiteboard, originally designed and marketed with a portable 55-inch, 4k display. Google have since released Android and iOS apps for it, perfect for touchscreen Chromebooks here at Barton! Even if you don’t have a touchscreen device you can still connect to a Jam on your web browser at

It is connected to G Suite so you can log in with your College credentials as normal giving you the ability to present, edit and share files with Google services like Drive, Sheets, and Slides.

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Check out our latest What’s New in Google blog post for a roundup of G Suite for Education launches from September 2019. Updates this month include:

  • Better line spacing in Docs and Slides;
  • Jamboard improvements on Android and iOS apps;
  • Form notifications add-on;
  • Display word count as you type in Docs;
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The season of advent is upon us, shops are covered in tinsel, and Christmas songs are playing on the radio. That means it’s time for The 12 Apps of Christmas! During December the IT Services team and other contributors will be sharing our favourite digital learning apps and tools.

A festive series of new blog posts will be published and tagged as the 12 Apps of Christmas. Posts will include details about the app and ways it could be used effectively in a professional/teaching/learning context. We hope this will give you the opportunity to try out a new tool and learn more about the kind of things we’re involved in.

On the second day of Christmas, IT gave to me…
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