Jamboard, a popular tool for creating collaborative online whiteboards, is being discontinued in October 2024. You can easily convert your existing Jamboard activities to Figjam, a tool with similar features as Jamboard!
Importing Your Jamboard Activities:
Log in to Figjam and click the "Import" button in the top right corner.
Choose to import individual Jamboard files or all of your files at once.
Figma will convert each Jamboard frame into a Figjam section.
Tips For a Smooth Transition:
Use original Jamboard files: Avoid importing files that students have already edited, as you'll need to remove their additions before using the activity again.
Background images: Remember that background images imported from Jamboard won't be editable in Figjam.
Figjam sections: Each Jamboard page becomes a Figjam section, which you can move, rename, and hide.
John Sowash, a Google products expert for educators, has created a video series specifically for converting Jamboard activities to Figjam. In this video below, you'll learn how to:
Create diagrams with Figjam.
Integrate Figjam with Google Classroom.
Explore unique Figjam features not found in Jamboard.
Resource: Jamboard enters the Google Graveyard