PebbleGo Create Help Center

About PebbleGo Create

What devices is PebbleGo Create compatible with?
What browser is PebbleGo Create compatible with?

In order to access the web application, a user must be connected to the Internet from one of the supported browsers. Minimum Browser Requirements are as follows:

  • Chrome 62+
  • Firefox 68+
  • Safari 10+
  • Edge 17+
What is PebbleGo Create’s commitment to privacy?

At Capstone, we take your privacy and the privacy of your students very seriously. Our Privacy Notices describe the types of personal information that we collect in our Products, how we use it, how and when we share it, and the rights you have with respect to your information. It also explains how we communicate with you and how you can make inquiries and requests to us about your information. We strive to help you understand how we use your information to improve our products, services, marketing, and interactions with you, as part of our commitment to maintaining your trust. To learn more about our privacy practices, please visit https://www.capstonepub.com/support/privacy-central

Creating Buncees

What is a Buncee?

A Buncee is a unique creation that you can use to show your thoughts and ideas! When you enter PebbleGo Create, you are able to use a variety of different media features, such as text, video, audio, images, and more to make a Buncee. 

 

How do I create a Buncee from a PebbleGo article?

Creating a Buncee from a PebbleGo article is quick and easy. Choose an article, then click on the ‘Create’ button in the bottom right.
 

PebbleGo Create with Create Button Highlighted


You then have three options to choose from:
 

PebbleGo Create Student Selection Screen


Option 1: New Buncee

Click ‘New Buncee’, and you will be guided to a new, blank Buncee. You can now add whatever media features you choose.

PebbleGo Create Blank Canvas

 

 

Option 2: Activity

Click ‘Activity’ and you will be guided to a ready-made KWL Buncee template. You can now add whatever media features you choose to fill in the template. 

 

The title of the Buncee will automatically be the same as the title of the corresponding PebbleGo article, but can be edited if needed by clicking on the text.  

 

The template is a KWL style template, with a section on the left for students to show what they’ve learned, and a section on the right for students to “tell” about what they’ve learned. The templates are the same for every article, but the background color will correspond to the PebbleGo module selected.

PebbleGo Create - Blank Show and Tell

 

Option 3: My Buncees 

 

Click on ‘My Buncees,’ and you’ll be guided to your Buncee dashboard, where you can choose a Buncee you have started working on previously. Or, click the plus sign, or the ‘Create’ button to start creating with a new blank Buncee.

PebbleGo Create Student Dashboard, Create New Buncee Highlighted

 

How do I create Buncees using templates?

Step 1: 

To create a Buncee using a template, choose the article in PebbleGo you want to use, then click ‘Create’ in the bottom right corner.

PebbleGo Create with Create Button Highlighted

Step 2:  

Click on ‘Activity.’ 

PebbleGo Create - Template Activity Highlighted

 


You will be guided to a ready-made Buncee template. You can now add whatever media features you choose to fill in the template. 

The title of the Buncee will automatically be the same as the title of the corresponding PebbleGo article but can be edited if needed by clicking on the text.  

The template is a KWL style template, with a section on the left for students to show what they’ve learned, and a section on the right for students to “tell” about what they’ve learned. The templates are the same for every article, but the background color will correspond to the PebbleGo module selected.

PebbleGo Create - Blank Show and Tell

 

How do I Undo & Redo?

Fix all your mistakes with the ‘Undo’ and ‘Redo’ buttons located in the top left corner of your Buncee creation canvas.  

Click ‘Undo’ to erase your previous action/actions. 

If you didn’t mean to undo something, click ‘Redo.’ 

PebbleGo Creation Canvas, Undo and Redo Highlighted

 

 

How do I crop an image?

Crop any image you upload into PebbleGo Create! You can do this easily whenever you upload any image by clicking the ‘Upload’ button in the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. 

PebbleGo Create Blank Canvas, Upload Highlighted

 

 

Step 1:

Upload an image.
 

PebbleGo Create Upload Photo, Select Files Highlighted

 

 

Step 2:

Once finished uploading, you'll see an 'Edit' button. Click it and you'll be brought to an edit screen.  
 

PebbleGo Create Upload Photo, Edit Highlighted

 

 

Step 3:

You'll find 3 choices to the left of the image:

  • Cropping
    • Click and drag the frame to adjust the size of your photo. 
PebbleGo Create Upload Photo: Square Crop

 

  • Circle
    • Put a circle around you or your subject and adjust the size by dragging to the outside or inside of the image. 
PebbleGo Create Upload Photo: Circle Crop

 

  • Rotate
    • Use the arrows to rotate your photo 90 degrees to the left or right, respectively 
PebbleGo Create Upload Photo: Rotate

 

Step 4:

When finished, click 'Save,' then ‘Done’, then 'Upload' to add to your canvas! 

PebbleGo Create Upload Photo, Save Highlighted
PebbleGo Create Upload Photo, Done Highlighted

 

PebbleGo Create Upload Photo, Upload Highlighted

Step 5:

The image will be available in 'My Images' for any Buncee you make afterward!

How do I add shapes, edit a border, or fill color?

Add all the polygons, mathematical shapes, and simple pictures you want! You'll be able to customize any shape's border width, border color, and fill color. 

Click the ‘Shapes’ button in the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas, then click on the shape or shapes you want to add. Drag and drop them into your canvas, or click the ‘add’ button.
 

PebbleGo Create, Adding a Shape

Adding and Editing Shape Border Thickness

Step 1:

Once you've added a shape from the shapes menu, you'll be able to change the thickness of that shape's border. 

Step 2:

Click on the ‘Border’ button on the toolbar at the bottom of the canvas. 

Step 3:

Click on the plus or minus buttons to control the thickness of that border. 
 

PebbleGo Create Changing Shape Border Thickness

 

Adding and Editing Border & Fill Colors

Step 1:

To change the color of your border, click on the ‘Border Color’ on the toolbar at the bottom of the canvas.

Step 2:

Choose from the color palette, or customize your color shade at the top, using the slider, and the box with the shaded colors.

Step 3;

To fill your shape with color, click ‘Fill Color’, on the toolbar.

Step 4:

Choose from the color palette, or customize your color shade at the top, using the slider, and the box with the shaded colors.

PebbleGo Create Changing Shape Color

 

 

How do I change opacity?

Control the opacity, or how transparent or opaque an item is on your canvas! You can control the opacity of images, animations, and even backgrounds.

Note: You can change the opacity of a shape, but not its border.

Step 1:
Click an item, then click ‘Opacity’ on the toolbar on the bottom of the creation canvas.

Step 2:

A sliding bar will appear with a button all the way to the right, and a percentage that ranges from '0%' to '100%'.

Drag that button to the left to make the item more transparent, or back to the right to make it more opaque. 

PebbleGo Create, Changing Opacity of an Asset

 

 

How do I take photos in Buncee?

Take your own photos right in your PebbleGo Create creation canvas! 

Step 1:

Click on the 'Take Photo’ button on the right side of the creation canvas. 

Step 2:

Click on the green camera button to snap a photo. If you need to retake it, click on the camera button again.

Step 3:

Click the 'Next' button.

Step 4:

Choose between the following editing options:

  • Cropping
    • Click and drag the frame to adjust the size of your photo.
  • Circle
    • Put a circle around you or your subject and adjust the size by dragging to the outside or inside of the image.
  • Rotate
    • Use the arrows to rotate your photo 90 degrees to the left or right, respectively.

Step 5:

When finished, click 'Save,' then 'Upload' to add to your canvas! 

The image will also be available in 'My Images' for any Buncee you make afterward!  

Check out the gif below to view an example: 

PebbleGo Create, Take a Photo

 

How do I draw on Buncee?

Unlock your inner artist and use the drawing tool to unleash your creativity!
 

PebbleGo Create, Using the Drawing Tool

 

Click on the ‘Drawing’ button on the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. With Buncee’'s Drawing feature, you can adjust the brush size, change the color, and even delete any mistakes you make using the eraser

PebbleGo Create Drawing Step by Step

In addition, you can adjust the opacity of your drawing, and control layering by using the ‘To Front’ and ‘To Back’ buttons. When finished, click the ‘Done’ button. 
 

PebbleGo Create Drawing Toolbar

 

What media features are available to create with?

PebbleGo Create offers many different ways to visually communicate learning, experiences, and ideas.

Choose an option from the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. 

Add whatever media assets you want to express your thoughts and ideas!

PebbleGo Create Blank Show and Tell Template, Media Assets Circled

 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Media Assets Circled

 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Media Assets Circled 3

 


Here's a list of all the types of assets currently offered in PebbleGo Create. Keep reading to get a sense of how each of them works! 


Universal Search:

Search across all types of media within PebbleGo Create, using the ‘Search’ button at the top of the toolbar on the right side of your creation canvas.
 

Text, Shapes & Drawing:

  • Text: Publish your thoughts and share your voice with a large selection of fonts and styling

  • Shapes: Add different shapes to the canvas to show what you've learned or to enhance your designs

  • Drawing: Bring out our inner artist and draw your ideas directly into your canvas


Graphics:

  • Animations: Catch your audience's eye with super-fun animated graphics!

  • Stickers: There's something for every subject, theme, and purpose

  • Word Art: Use pre-made messages and quotes, perfect for greeting cards, event invitations and holiday cards

  • Emojis: Express your feelings with emojis


Using Assets from Other Sources:

  • Web Image: Search for and use Creative Commons Web Images quickly and freely

Uploading your Own Assets:

  • Uploads: Upload your own image

  • Record Video: Record a video right inside PebbleGo Create to show yourself and add your unique perspective and voice.

  • Take Photo: Take a photo of yourself, or of something you'd like to include


QR Code:

  • Generate and attach a QR Code of your Buncee to the canvas, so you can print it out for your audience offline to scan & see your creation in action!

How do I add Text, Shapes, and Drawing?

The ‘Text’, ‘Shapes’, and ‘Drawing’ buttons can be found on the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. 
 

PebbleGo Create Blank Show and Tell Template, Media Assets Circled

 

 

Text: 

PebbleGo Create Text Icon

 

Add Text by clicking the ‘Text’ button. A text box will appear on your creation canvas, and you can double click to add text. Customize by highlighting your text, and selecting an option from the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. You can customize Text Color, Text Opacity, Font, Text Size, Style, and Alignment.

Organize your text into bullet points or numbers by clicking on the List options.

You can also attach a Link and Audio clips to any text item.

You can drag and drop the text box to move it, and resize by clicking on the box, and using the red dots along the outside.

Adjust the layering of your text box by clicking 'To Front' or 'To Back'.

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template with Text Box Selected

 

 

Shapes:

PebbleGo Create Shapes Icon

 

Shapes are a fun and versatile asset! Use them for decoration, for math learning, and so much more! Click on the ‘Shapes’ button and drag and drop your shape to your canvas. 

You can then customize your shape by choosing an option from the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. You can customize the inside color of your shape, (Fill Color), Shape Opacity (Note: You can control the opacity of your shape, but not the border), Border Thickness, and Border Color. 

You can drag and drop the shape to move it, and resize by clicking on the shape, and using the red dots along the outside. 
 

PebbleGo Create, Adding a Shape

 

 

Drawing:
 

PebbleGo Create Drawing Icon

 

Unlock your inner artist! Whether you use a mouse or a touch screen tablet, you can draw and paint in PebbleGo Create! Click on the ‘Drawing’ button, and your mouse or finger becomes a pen! At the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas, choose an option to adjust the size of your brush, change the color, and correct any mistakes you make using the eraser tool. 

When you are done, click on the ‘Done’ button, and you will exit the drawing mode. 
 

PebbleGo Create Drawing Step by Step

 

 

How do I add other Buncee assets?

Animations, Stickers, Emojis, and Word Art make creating easy and fun. You can find these options on the toolbar on the right side of your creation canvas.

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Media Assets Circled

 

Click on an option, and you will find a variety of our most popular assets. 
 

PebbleGo Create Frog Sticker Selection

 

Browse through the different categories on the right, or search in the search bar on top. Then, click on any items you want to add. You can either drag and drop them into your Buncee, or click the ‘Add’ button on the right. 


Animations:

PebbleGo Create Animations Icon

 


If you want to, you can hover over any animation and click the play button to preview it before you select it. Add unlimited amounts of animations to create a Buncee that is interactive, personalized, and engaging. 
 

PebbleGo Create Bunny Animation Selection

 

 

Stickers:

PebbleGo Create Stickers Icon

 


Browse the categories to see thousands of options. Add unlimited amounts of stickers to any page of your Buncee. 
 

PebbleGo Create Sticker Selection 2

 

 

Word Art:

PebbleGo Create Word Art Icon

 


Use Word Art for almost any occasion or situation, such as holidays and birthdays, or for sharing positive quotes, sending greetings, and so much more!

PebbleGo Create Word Art Selection

 


Emojis:

PebbleGo Create Emojis Icon

 


Add emojis to express your thoughts and feelings! The ability to understand and manage emotions, feel and show empathy for others, and set and achieve positive goals are all key to developing essential social skills. Our emoji stickers are fun, easy to apply, and will aid immensely in fostering Social-Emotional Learning
 

PebbleGo Create Emoji Selection

 

 

How do I add web images?

You don’t have to leave PebbleGo Create to search the web! Maintain focus and continue creating in this one-stop shop. The ‘Web Images’ button can be found on the toolbar on the right side of your creation canvas.
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Web Images Highlighted

 

 

Web Image:

PebbleGo Create Web Images Icon

 


Click on the ‘Web Images’ button, then search in the search bar for Creative Commons images that are under the Creative Commons Zero license. Click on the images you want, then drag and drop them in, or click on the ‘Add’ button on the right. 

PebbleGo Create Web Images Selection

 

 

How do I add files or media from my device?

Upload and save your own files and media to use in your Buncees! Click on the ‘Upload’ button on the toolbar on the right side of your creation canvas. 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Uploads Highlighted

 


Uploads:

PebbleGo Create Uploads Icon

 


Drag and drop the file you want to upload into the box, or, click 'Select Files to Upload' to browse your device for images, documents, or videos, to add to your Buncee.
 

PebbleGo Create Upload Image

 

If you have previously uploaded images, documents, and videos, you can access them through clicking on the buttons on the left sidebar. This way, you won't need to upload the same file twice! You can click ‘Upload’ to add your file to your Buncee.  
 

PebbleGo Create My Images Selection

 


If you are uploading a photo, you can edit your photo before it is uploaded to your canvas. Choose between the following editing options:

  • Cropping

    • Click and drag the frame to adjust the size of your photo.

  • Circle

    • Put a circle around you or your subject and adjust the size by dragging to the outside or inside of the image.

  • Rotate

    • Use the arrows to rotate your photo 90 degrees to the left or right, respectively.

When finished, click 'Save,' then 'Upload' to add to your canvas! 


Record Video: 

PebbleGo Create Record Video Icon

 


Empower students to share their voice and express who they are with ease! Along with our other media options, recording your own video or audio right in PebbleGo Create has enabled our students to achieve just that. Record videos on a birthday card, introduce teachers and students to others, use video explanations in assignments, and more!  
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video Highlighted

 


Step 1:

Click on 'Record Video', then on the red button to start recording. Note that there is a limit of 3 minutes per video recording.
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video, Record Highlighted

 


Step 2:

When finished recording, click on the red button again to stop.

Step 3:

Click on 'Upload' and your video will appear on your canvas! 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video, Upload Highlighted

 


You can drag and drop the video to move it, and use the red dots around the edge to resize. You can view your video by clicking the ‘Preview’ button in the top right corner, and then clicking the red play button on your video.


Take Photo:

PebbleG Create Take Photo Icon

 


Aside from uploading your own photos, you can also take a picture with your webcam right in PebbleGo Create! Not only will this help you add a personal touch to your creations, but this feature is also perfect for creating #Booksnaps, engaging introductory About Me's, science research projects, and more! 

Step 1:

Click on the 'Take Photo’ button on the right side of the creation canvas.

Step 2:

Click on the green camera button to snap a photo. If you need to retake it, click on the camera button again.

Step 3:

Click the 'Next' button.

Step 4:

Choose between the following editing options:

  • Cropping

    • Click and drag the frame to adjust the size of your photo.

  • Circle

    • Put a circle around you or your subject and adjust the size by dragging to the outside or inside of the image.

  • Rotate

    • Use the arrows to rotate your photo 90 degrees to the left or right, respectively. 

Step 5:

When finished, click 'Save,' then 'Upload' to add to your canvas! 

The image will also be available in 'My Images' for any Buncee you make afterwards!  

PebbleGo Create, Take a Photo

 

How do I record video within Buncee?

Recording a video in PebbleGo Create is a fun way to share your voice! You can do this by clicking the Record Video button on the toolbar on the right side of your creation canvas.

 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video Highlighted

 

PebbleGo Create Record Video Icon

 


Step 1

Click on 'Record Video', then on the red button to start recording. Note that there is a limit of 3 minutes per video recording. 

 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video, Record Highlighted

 


Step 2

When finished recording, click on the red button again to stop.

Step 3

Click on 'Upload' to upload the video on your canvas! 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Video, Upload Highlighted

 


You can drag and drop the video to move it, and use the red dots around the edge to resize. You can view your video by clicking the ‘Preview’ button in the top right corner, and then clicking the red play button on your video.

How do I record audio within Buncee?

Add audio to almost any item you add to your creation canvas!

Step 1:
Click on any asset on your canvas, such as stickers, animations, text, or web images.

Step 2:
On the toolbar located at the bottom of the creation canvas, click on the 'Audio' button. 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Audio, Audio Highlighted

Step 3:
On the left side of the screen, if you click ‘Upload’, you can upload an audio file from your device. If you click on ‘My Audio’ you can attach an audio file you have previously recorded in PebbleGo Create. Or, simply the red button in the middle to start a new audio recording. 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio Options

Step 4:
When you've finished recording, click on the red button again to stop, then click 'Upload'.

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Upload Highlighted

Step 5:

You'll now have the option to play your audio by clicking on the play button on the left. You can then either 'Remove' your audio and re-record, or 'Add' it to your canvas. You can also click on the three dots on the right to download your audio file. 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Audio Preview

Step 6:

In Preview Mode, you or others can now click on the red play buttons to play your audio! 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Play Highlighted
How do I add a QR code?

QR Codes make sharing quick and easy! 
 

PebbleGo Create QR Code Icon


Step 1:
Click on the ‘QR Code’ button on the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. A QR code will be automatically generated and added to your creation canvas.

Step 2:
Once added to your creation canvas, drag and drop the QR code to move it, and resize it using the red dots around the edge. 

PebbleGo Create QR Code Step by Step

 


Now, you can print out your Buncee, and have others scan the QR code with a smart device, and view your live Buncee!

How do I group/ungroup assets on a canvas?

When you are working with multiple assets on one page, you might want to group certain items together so that you can move or edit them simultaneously. Read the following steps to learn how to group or ungroup assets.

How to Group Assets

Step 1:

Click on the items that you would like to group, while pressing down the Ctrl key. This allows you to select multiple items.

Step 2:

Click on the 'Group' button on the toolbar on the bottom of the creation canvas, to group the selected assets. 

Step 3:

You can rename your group by clicking on the little pencil icon on the top right corner of the group. You can now move and resize your group the same way you would with a regular asset. 


How to Ungroup Assets

Step 1:

To ungroup your assets, select the group and click on 'Ungroup' in the toolbar at the bottom of the creation canvas.  

Check out the gif below to view how to group and ungroup assets:
 

PebbleGo Create Grouping and Ungrouping Assets, Step by Step

 

How do I use Immersive Reader with PebbleGo Create?

In PebbleGo Create, you can read all of the text in your Buncees with Microsoft Immersive Reader! Learn more about Immersive Reader in this blog.

Step 1:

While in Preview Mode, click on the Immersive Reader button (the book icon) in the header located on the top of your Buncee. It will then open your text in Immersive Reader, where you can customize your reading experience, have your text read aloud, or translate your text into over 60+ languages!

PebbleGo Create Immersive Reader Highlighted

 

OR

Click on the Immersive Reader button (the book icon) next to a text box to read all the text in that specific text box. 
 

PebbleGo Create Immersive Reader Highlighted

 


Note: Immersive Reader will be on automatically, for your own Buncees, or Buncees that you view. On your own Buncee, you can turn Immersive Reader on or off by accessing your Buncee settings. Click on the wheel on top of your Buncee on the left side, then click ‘Edit’ then click the ‘Settings’ button, then toggle Immersive Reader On or Off.

PebbleGo Create Settings Menu


 

Step 2:

Once you have opened Immersive Reader, click on the play button at the bottom of your screen to have your text read aloud.

Step 3:

Click on the sound icon to change the speed of your text. Drag the circle along the bar to adjust the speed. Click “male” or “female to change between a male and a female voice.

Immersive Reader Play and Audio Settings

 


Step 4:

Click on the ‘Text Preferences’ button in the upper right-hand corner to adjust your text.

Step 5:

Drag the circle to adjust the text size.

Step 6:

Click the ‘Increase Spacing’ button to increase the space between words and lines.

Step 7:

Select different fonts and themes for your specific needs. 

Immersive Reader Text Preferences


Step 8:

Click on ‘Grammar Options’ to view syllables and parts of speech options.

Step 9:

Click on ‘Syllables’ to view words separated into syllables.

Step 10:

Click on ‘Nouns’ ‘Verbs’ ‘Adjectives,’ and/or ‘Adverbs’ to see those parts of speech highlighted in your text.

Step 11:

Click on ‘Show Labels’ to see those parts of speech labeled in your text. 
 

Immersive Reader Grammar Options

 


Step 12:

Click on ‘Reading Preferences’ to change your reading preferences.

Step 13:

Toggle ‘Line Focus On to view each line separately.

Immersive Reader Reading Preferences

Step 14:

Toggle ‘Picture Dictionary’ on, then click on a word to view images that represent that word. 
 

Immersive Reader Picture Dictionary

 

Step 15:

Click on ‘Translate’ to select the language you want to translate into. Select by ‘Word’ or ‘Document.’ At the top of the page, you can toggle between ‘Original’ or the language you’ve translated your document into. 
 

Immersive Reader Translate Language

 


Step 16:

Click the ‘Back’ button to exit Immersive Reader.

How do I layer media on a canvas?

Any media on your canvas can be moved to the front or back of your canvas, according to your needs.

Click on any item on your canvas. On the toolbar on the bottom of the creation canvas, there are layering buttons, 'To Front,' and 'To Back.' ‘To Front’ sends the item to the front, so everything else will appear to be behind it; meanwhile ‘To Back’ sends the media item to the back, so any other item will appear to be in front of it.   
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Layering Options Highlighted

 

 

How do I add links to media?

You can attach links to items on your canvas, such as text, stickers, animations, and more!

Step 1:
Click on an item, and then click 'Link' in the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas.

Step 2:
If a link is attached, it will be shown in the pop-up.

Step 3:
If it says "Type link here and press enter", there is no link attached. Type your link and press ‘Enter.’ 

Step 4:

You will be able to open the link in Preview Mode.  
 

PebbleGo Create Adding Links to Media

 

How do I enable and add alt text to media?

Alt Text has a number of uses, including interaction with screen readers used by students with special needs.

Changing the Alt Text is a simple matter of enabling Alt text, and then selecting an item and clicking on the ‘Alt text’ button.

Enable Alt Text:

Step 1:

Click on the Settings icon located below the title at the top of your Buncee.

Step 2:

Toggle the 'Web Accessibility’ button on
 

PebbleGo Create Settings Menu

 


Add/Change Alt Text:

Step 1:

Select an item on your canvas.

Step 2:

On the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas, click the 'Alt Text' button.

Step 3: 

Click on the text that is there, and edit, or add your own alt text according to your needs.

Step 4

Press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard to save.

In what ways can I edit text?

There are a lot of ways in which you can edit and customize your text!

Adding Text Items:

PebbleGo Create Text Icon

 


Add Text by clicking the ‘Text’ button. A text box will appear on your creation canvas, and you can double click to add text. Customize by highlighting your text, and selecting an option from the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. 

Adjust the layering of your text box by clicking 'To Front' or 'To Back'. 


Adjusting Size & Shape of Text Items

After adding a text box or another asset to your canvas, red dots will appear on the dotted outline of the asset. These are used to change the size and shape.

1. By dragging the red dots in the corners, the asset will grow or shrink proportionally
 

PebbleGo Create Resizing Text box

 


2. The red dots in the middle allow you to resize the asset disproportionally allowing the box to grow or shrink horizontally or vertically.
 

PebbleGo Create Resizing Text box

 


3. The red dot at the very top of the asset allows you to rotate it.

PebbleGo Create Rotating Text Box

 

 

Changing Font, Text Color, Text Size, Text Opacity

The screenshot below shows all the options available in the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas when you double-click on a Text item. 
 

PebbleGo Create Text ToolBar

 


Changing Font

After double-clicking a Text item, click on 'Font' in the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas. A menu will pop up with all the font options. Scroll down to see more fonts, and select the font you want to use.
 

PebbleGo Create Text Font Options

 


Changing Text Color

On the same toolbar, you can click on 'Text Color' to either select a preset color, or set your own color by dragging the little white button on the left side of the spectrum, clicking on the color map at the top, or entering a specific Hex Code.
 

PebbleGo Create Text Color Options

 


Changing Text Opacity

On the same toolbar, click on 'Text Opacity'. Drag the button to the left to decrease opacity (make it more transparent), and drag it to the right to increase opacity (make it more opaque).
 

PebbleGo Create Text Opacity Options

 


Text Style, Lists & Alignment

In this part of the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas, you can Bold, Italicize, and Underline your Text. You can also make your Text into Lists by adding bullet points or numbers in front of each line of your Text.

Additionally, you can change the alignment of your Text to be aligned to the left, center, right, or justified.

PebbleGo Create Text Style Options

 


Adjusting Layering of Text

You can adjust the layering of your Text.

You can click on the 'To Front' and 'To Back' buttons on the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. ‘To Front’ will move the item to the front of the canvas, and ‘To Back’ will move it to the back. 
 

PebbleGo Create Layering Icons

 


Attaching Links to Text

You can attach a link to each Text item by highlighting your text, and then clicking on 'Link' in the toolbar at the bottom of the creation canvas. Then, type in a URL and press ‘Enter’ on your keyboard. Others will be able to see and click on the link attached to your Text while in Preview Mode.
 

PebbleGo Create Adding Links to Media

 


Attaching Audio to Text

Add audio to almost any item you add to your Creation Canvas, including Text!

Step 1:
Select the text you want to attach audio to.

Step 2:
On the toolbar located on the bottom of the creation canvas, click on the 'Audio' button. 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Record Audio, Audio Highlighted

 


Step 3:
On the left side of the screen, if you click ‘Upload’, you can upload an audio file from your device. If you click on ‘My Audio’ you can attach an audio file you have previously recorded in PebbleGo Create. Or, simply click the red button in the middle to start a new audio recording. 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio Options

 


Step 4:
When you've finished recording, click on the red button again to stop, then click 'Upload'.

 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Upload Highlighted

 


Step 5:

You'll now have the option to play your audio by clicking on the play button on the left. You can then either 'Remove' your audio and re-record, or 'Add' it to your canvas. You can also click on the three dots on the right to download your audio file. 
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Audio Preview

 


Step 6:

In Preview Mode, you or others can now click on the red play buttons to play your audio!
 

PebbleGo Create Show and Tell Template, Adding Audio, Play Highlighted

 


Copying, Pasting & Duplicating Text

You can copy, paste, and duplicate any media on your Buncee creation canvas, including Text!

PebbleGo Create Copy, Paste, and Duplicate Icons

 


Copying & Pasting

The Copy & Paste feature is useful for taking one item and putting it on multiple pages without having to perform the search/upload action repeatedly. Unlike the Duplicate feature, where selected items are duplicated once on the current page, Copy & Paste allows you to copy an item and paste it on any desired page.

Step 1:

On the creation canvas, click on a single item, multiple items, or a group and click 'Copy' on the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas.

NOTE: To select multiple items, press ‘Control’ on a Windows computer and ‘Command’ on a Mac.

Step 2

Go to the desired page and click 'Paste' to paste the items to that page.

Additionally, you can also use keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+C & Ctrl+V (or Cmd+C & Cmd+V on a Mac) to perform the above action on selected items.

PebbleGo Create Copying and Pasting, Step by Step


Duplicating

Step 1:

On the creation canvas, click on a single item, multiple items, or a group and click 'Duplicate' on the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas. Your duplicated item will appear on your creation canvas!

PebbleGo Create Duplicate Highlighted

 


Deleting Text Items

Click on the left-most icon on the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas to delete Text items. 
 

PebbleGo Create Delete Icon

 

You can also click on the ‘Backspace’ key on your keyboard to do so.

In the pop-up that asks if you are sure about deleting, click 'Yes' to delete. You can also use 'Undo' to recover a Text item that you just deleted by mistake.

PebbleGo Create Item Delete Confirmation

 


Filling Textbox with Color

The screenshot below shows all the options in the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas when you single-click on a Text item. Filling your text box with color is one way to emphasize your text, especially if your background is a little busy.

PebbleGo Create Text box Toolbar


Step 1:

Click on a Text item once (different from double-clicking it). The toolbar at the bottom of your canvas will show a 'Fill Color' option. 

NOTE: Double-clicking a Text item lets you adjust the actual text content, while a single click lets you adjust the text box.

Step 2:

Click on 'Fill Color', then choose a preset color or a color from the color palette. Adjust the opacity if necessary. 

PebbleGo Create Text box Fill Color Highlighted

 

 

How can I resize, flip, rotate, & reset media?

Resize & Rotate

Click on an item on your creation canvas.

  • Use the red dots around the item to resize.

  • Use the highest red dot, located at the top of the highlighted item, to rotate the object. 

Resize & Rotate Click on an item on your creation canvas. Use the red dots around the item to resize. Use the highest red dot, located at the top of the highlighted item, to rotate the object.   Flip Click on an item on the creation canvas. On the toolbar on the bottom of the canvas, find the two 'Flip' buttons. The one on the left flips the item left to right, and on the one on the right flips the item up and down.      Reset Select an item on the creation canvas.  Click the 'reset' button located at the b

 

Flip

Click on an item on the creation canvas.

  • On the toolbar on the bottom of the canvas, find the two 'Flip' buttons. The one on the left flips the item left to right, and the one on the right flips the item up and down.

PebbleGo Create Flip Image

 

Reset

Select an item on the creation canvas. 

  • Click the 'reset' button located at the bottom right of the canvas.  

PebbleGo Create Reset Image

 

How do I copy, paste, and duplicate items?

You can copy, paste, and duplicate any media on your creation canvas.
 

PebbleGo Create Copy, Past, Duplicate Buttons

 

Copying & Pasting

The Copy & Paste feature is useful for taking one item and putting it on multiple pages without having to perform the search/upload action repeatedly. Unlike the Duplicate feature, where selected items are duplicated once on the current page, Copy & Paste allows you to copy an item and paste it on any desired page.

Step 1:

On the creation canvas, click on a single item, multiple items, or a group and click 'Copy' on the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas.

NOTE: To select multiple items, press ‘Control’ on a Windows computer and ‘Command’ on a Mac.

Step 2:

Go to the desired page and click 'Paste' to paste the items to that page. 

 

PebbleGo Create Duplicate Media

 

Additionally, you can also use keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+C & Ctrl+V (or Cmd+C & Cmd+V on a Mac) to perform the above action on selected items.
 

Duplicating

On the creation canvas, click on a single item, multiple items, or a group and click 'Duplicate' on the toolbar on the bottom of your creation canvas. Your duplicated item will appear on your creation canvas!

PebbleGo Create Duplicate Media

 

How do I add a title to my Buncee?

When you choose ‘Activity’ and start creating with a ready-made template, the title of the Buncee will automatically be the same as the title of the corresponding PebbleGo article. 

The title can be edited if needed by clicking on the text.  

In your Buncee, click on the top where the current title to edit, then press ‘Enter’.  

PebbleGo Create - Edit Title

You can also edit the title or rename your Buncee from your Buncee Dashboard: 

Step 1:

Select the 3 dots on the top right of the Buncee.

PebbleGo Create - Edit Title - Three Dots

Step 2:

Select "Rename."

PebbleGo Create - Edit Title - Rename

 

Step 3:

Enter a new name and click "Save."

PebbleGo Create - Edit Title - Save

 

How do I change the size of my canvas?

Change the size of the canvas to accomplish your creative goals! Resizing allows you to meet the dimensional needs for almost any project, and includes the following options:

  • Original Buncee Size
  • Square
  • Banner
  • Letter
  • Business Card
  • Playing Card
  • Custom!

You can also change the canvas from landscape to portrait.

Step 1:

Click on 'Resize Canvas' on top of the Creation Canvas.

Step 2:

Choose from the options provided.

Step 3:

If applicable, choose 'landscape' or 'portrait'.

Step 4:

Click 'Apply' for the changes to take effect.  

PebbleGo Create - Resize Canvas

Note: When you resize your canvas, you can adjust your background by clicking ‘Move background’ on the toolbar at the bottom of your screen, and then clicking and dragging to adjust your background. When you are finished, click the ‘Done’ button.

In what ways can I edit my background?

Choosing an eye-catching background is often the first step to creating your masterpiece. Find a background you like, then, either drag and drop it in, or click on it and add it to ‘This Page’ or ‘All Pages.’ Here are all the ways to add or change your background as you create!

Adding a Background

If you are starting with a blank Buncee, you can click on the ‘Background’ icon in the middle of the canvas to add a background or click on the ‘Change Background’ button, located on the toolbar at the bottom of the canvas.

PebbleGo Create - Click Here to Change Background

 

PebbleGo Create - Change Background

Background Menu

You'll notice the following choices on the left side of the menu:

Web Image

Click to search and freely choose images that are creative commons zero licensed and COPPA compliant. 

 

PebbleGo Create - Web Image

 

Pick a Color

Click to choose preset colors or even customize your color using the color wheel or hex codes. 

 

PebbleGo Create - Pack a Color

Upload an Image

Click to browse your own images from your device. 

PebbleGo Create - Upload Files

Categories

There are many categories to choose from! Some backgrounds are photographs from our community, and others are designed by our design team. From education, to travel, to fun, to holiday, there’s something for any project! Browse through the categories, or search in the universal search bar on the top.

PebbleGo Create - Categories

 

How do I add a blank slide?

With unlimited slides to tell your story, the possibilities are truly endless!

Step 1:

Locate the Slide Panel to the left of the creation canvas

Step 2: 

Click on the plus sign located beneath your first slide 

 

PebbleGo Create - Add Slide

Remember that you can rearrange your slide order by dragging a slide above or below other slides! 

PebbleGo Create - Rearrange Slides

 

How do I delete or duplicate slides?

You can save time or start over by duplicating or deleting your slides.

Deleting a Slide

If you would like to delete a slide, click on the 'Delete' button on the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. 

PebbleGo Create Delete Highlighted

 

Duplicating a Slide

If you would like to duplicate a slide, click on 'Duplicate' on the toolbar at the bottom of your creation canvas. 
 

PebbleGo Create Duplicate Page Button and Pages Panel Highlighted

 

 

NOTE: If you don't see these buttons, first click on the page itself from the Pages Panel on the left side of your creation canvas, or click on any gray space outside the canvas.

How to View Comments on My Buncee

On the top of your Buncee, you will find the blue comments icon. If there are comments on your Buncee, you will see the number of comments next to the icon.

PebbleGo Create Viewing Comments Step by Step1

 

Click on the comments icon to view the comments and replies.  

PebbleGo Create Viewing Comments Step by Step2
How to Add and Replay to Comments on Buncees

Adding comments to Buncees and replying to other people's comments is a great way to get involved in a conversation. Using these features, students can easily interact with teachers or with one another. 

*NOTE:  Buncees need to be commentable for others to add comments or replies. Here is how you can enable comments on your Buncees: 

Click the ‘Share’ button at the top right of your Buncee canvas. Under settings, enable comments by toggling 'Commentable' to 'On'. 

PebbleGo Create Making Your Buncee Commentable, Step by Step

 

How to Add Comments on a Buncee

Step 1:

Click on the Comments icon on top of the Buncee.

PebbleGo Create Comments Button Highlighted

Note that if the Buncee was not set as commentable by the owner of the Buncee, you will not see the Comments icon.

Step 2

After typing your comment, click on 'Add Comment'.

PebbleGo Create, Adding a Comment

 

How to View Comments & Leave Replies

Step 1:

In preview mode, click on the Comments icon to view all the comments and replies.

PebbleGo Create Comments Button Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click on 'Reply' under the comment you wish to reply to. 

PebbleGo Create Replying to Comments, Reply Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Type your reply, then click on the send button. 

PebbleGo Create Replying to Comments, Send Icon Highlighted

 

How to View New Comments & Replies Using Refresh:

When multiple users are interacting on the same Buncee at the same time, it could be useful to refresh the list of comments to view the latest ones.

Simply click on the refresh button on the top right of the comments panel to see the latest comments and replies!

PebbleGo Create Replying to Comments, Refresh Icon Highlighted

 

Enabling Comments on Your Buncees

Collaboration & Digital Citizenship are important skills that you can develop in many ways using Buncee! Other users can add comments to your Buncee. Using these features, students can easily interact with teachers or with one another. 

Buncees need to be commentable for others to add comments or replies. 

Note: Student Buncees will have Comments turned on by default, so teachers can provide feedback on student work with ease!

To adjust your settings, click the ‘Share’ button at the top right of your Buncee canvas. Under settings, enable comments by toggling 'Commentable' to 'On', or turn them off by toggling the button ‘Off’ 
 

PebbleGo Create Making Your Buncee Commentable, Step by Step
Making Your Buncee Copyable (as a Template)

When you enable copying on your Buncee, you can share it with others, and they can make a copy, and edit it to make it their own. You can make copyable templates to send to your students or colleagues, or just share your creations with others and have them build on your work!

Click on the 'Share' button on the upper right. Then click to toggle 'Copyable' to 'On'. 

PebbleGo Create, Making Your Buncee Copyable Step by Step

 

Once another user views your Buncee, they'll be able to copy it by clicking the ‘Copy’ button in the top right corner. 

PebbleGo Create, Copying a Buncee Step by Step

 

 

 

How Do I Edit a Buncee?

There are two ways to access Edit Mode of a Buncee.

1. To edit a Buncee you are previewing, simply click on the 'Edit' button on the top right of your canvas to go into Edit Mode. 

PebbleGo Create, Edit Button Highlighted

 

2. To edit a Buncee when you are in the Buncee Dashboard, either click on the Buncee, or click on the 3-dots on the top right corner of the Buncee, then click 'Edit'. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Edit Buncee Highlighted

 

 

How Do I Organize Buncees into Folders?

Folders are a great way to organize your Buncees.

Adding a Folder

Step 1:

Make sure you are on your Buncee Dashboard, if you are not there already, click the 'Buncees' tab on the top. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Buncee Tab Highlighted

 

 

Step 2:

Click 'New Folder' on the top right. 

PebbleGo Create Buncee Dashboard, New Folder Button Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Enter a name, and then click 'Add'. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, New Folder, Add Highlighted

 

Organizing  your Buncees into Folders

Step 1:

Under the 'Buncees' tab, click on the little boxes in the top left corner of the Buncees you'd like to move into a folder. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Buncee Selected

 

Step 2:

Select the red 'Move' button on the right-hand side of your screen. Choose the name of the folder you'd like to move your Buncee(s) into.  

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Folder Name Selected

 

Step 3:

Select The 'Move' button from the drop-down menu.

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Buncee Selected, Move Highlighted

 

How Do I Rename a Folder?

Step 1:

Click the 3 dots on the top right of the folder. 

PebbleGo Create, Renaming a Folder Step1

 

Step 2:

Click 'Rename'. 

PebbleGo Create, Renaming a Folder Step2, Rename Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Enter a new name and click 'Save'. 

PebbleGo Create, Renaming a Folder Step3, Save Highlighted

 

 

How Do I Delete a Buncee?

Deleting a Single Buncee

Step 1:

Click the 3 dots on the top right of a Buncee.

PebbleGo Create Buncee on Dashboard, Three Dots Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click ‘Delete.’ 

PebbleGo Create Buncee on Dashboard, Delete Highlighted

 

Step 3: 

Confirm delete by clicking ‘Yes.’ 

PebbleGo Create Confirm Buncee Delete Message, Yes Highlighted

 

 

Deleting Multiple Buncees

Step 1:

Click the checkbox on the buncee(s) you wish to delete.

PebbleGo Create Buncee on Dashboard, Checkmark in Box

 

Step 2:

Click ‘Delete’ on the top right of the page.

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Multiple Buncees Checked, Delete Highlighted

 

Step 3

Confirm delete by clicking ‘Yes.’ 

PebbleGo Create Confirm Buncee Delete Message, Yes Highlighted

 

 

NOTE: Once deleted, the action cannot be undone.

How Do I Delete a Folder?

Deleting a Single Folder

Step 1:

Click the 3 dots on the top right of the folder. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Folder with Three Dots Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click ‘Delete’ 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, Folder with Delete Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Confirm delete by clicking ‘Yes.’  

PebbleGo Create Confirm Folder Delete Message

 

Deleting Multiple Folders

Step 1:

Click the checkbox next to the folder(s) you wish to delete. 

PebbleGo Create Folder, Checkbox Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click ‘Delete’ on the top right of your Dashboard. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard Multiple Folders Selected, Delete Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Confirm delete by clicking ‘Yes.’ 

PebbleGo Create Confirm Folder Delete Message

 

 

NOTE: Buncees within a folder will be deleted when the folder is deleted. If you wish to keep the Buncees, but delete the folder, move the Buncees out of the folder or into another folder, and then delete the folder.

How Do I Duplicate a Buncee?

Step 1:

Click the 3 dots on the top right of the buncee. 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, A Single Buncee, Three Dots Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click ‘Duplicate.’ 

PebbleGo Create Dashboard, A Single Buncee, Three Dots Highlighted

 

Your new duplicate Buncee will appear at the top of your ‘My Buncees’ tab in your Dashboard.

How Do I Copy Buncees?

When a Buncee is copyable, you can copy it, and then edit it to make it your own. Teachers can share Buncee templates to students, who can then copy the Buncee, and edit it to complete the template. Or, teachers can share with colleagues, who can make their own copy of the Buncee to use or build upon as they like. 

 

To copy a Buncee, click the ‘Copy’ button in the top right corner of your screen.  

PebbleGo Create, Copying a Buncee Step by Step

 

 

If you do not see a copy button, the owner of the Buncee may not have made the Buncee copyable. 

 

To make a Buncee copyable, click on the 'Share' button on the upper right. Then click to toggle 'Copyable' to 'On'. 

PebbleGo Create, Making Your Buncee Copyable Step by Step

 

Sharing Buncees

How do I Share My Buncee to a Buncee Board?

There are 2 options for you to share a Buncee to a Buncee Board! The first option describes how to add Buncees to your Buncee Board directly from the Board. The second option shares how to add Buncees to a Board right from a Buncee.

Option 1:  Selecting Buncees or Pasting Buncee URL's to a Board

If prompted to do so, log in to your Buncee account. Then click the + icon

PebbleGo Create - Click to Add Digital Story

 

Option 1A:  Enter Buncee URL (NOTE: Make sure the Buncee is NOT private)

PebbleGo Create - Enter a URL to a Buncee

 

Then, click ‘Add this Buncee’

PebbleGo Create - Add this Buncee

Your Buncee will then be added to the Buncee Board!

NOTE: If the creator of the Board has enabled ‘Require Approval,’ then your Buncee will be under review and hidden until it's approved by the creator of the Board.

 

PebbleGo Create - Pending Review

 

Option 1B: Click ‘Choose a Buncee’

PebbleGo Create - Enter a URL to a Buncee

Then, select up to 5 Buncees you'd like to add from your account. Once you've selected your Buncees, press Submit. All Buncees will then be added to your board!

PebbleGo Create - Add Multiple Buncees

 

Option 2:  Share a Buncee to a Board directly using a Board Code

Every Buncee Board has a code located on the top right of it. A sample is shown in the image below.

PebbleGo Create - Bar Code

 

Take the code for the board you'd like to share to. Then, open the Buncee you'd like to share to that Buncee Board. Click ‘Share’ and then click ‘Share to Boards’. Here, you'll be able to paste the code of the Board you'd like to share that Buncee to! 

PebbleGo Create - Share Button

 

 Once you have entered the code, click, ‘Share.’  

PebbleGo Create - Share to Boards
PebbleGo Create - Shared Successfully

You can then click ‘View Buncee Board’, to view the Buncee Board, or ‘Share to another Board’ to share that Buncee to another Board. 

 

How do I share a Buncee with specific Buncee users?

You can specify exactly who will receive & view your Buncee, whether they are students in your class, or other Buncee users!

NOTE:  The Buncees you share with them will appear in their 'Shared with Me' tab for easy access.

Step 1:

Click the 'Share' button on the top right of your Buncee. 

PebbleGo Create - Share Button

Step 2:

Under the 'Settings' tab, click the drop-down menu, and select 'Specific Buncee users'.

PebbleGo Create - Share with Buncee Users

Step 3:

Then, go to the 'Share with Buncee Users' tab. If you want to share with students in your class, click the 'From Your Classes' option. if you want to share with other Buncee users, click 'Other Buncee Users'.

 

PebbleGo Create - Buncee User Share Options

Sharing with Specific Students From Your Class

After clicking on 'From your Classes', select the class and the students that you'd like to share to, and click 'Share'.

PebbleGo Create - Add Sections

 

PebbleGo Create - Select Sections to Add
PebbleGo Create - Share to Section

Sharing with Other Buncee Users

After selecting 'Other Buncee Users', type each recipient's Buncee username or email address, then click the '+' sign to add them to your list. After adding all of the recipients, click 'Share'.

PebbleGo Create - Share with Users Outside Your Class

 

 

Your students or recipients can now click on the 'Shared with Me' tab on their Buncee Dashboard to easily find the Buncee you have shared!

PebbleGo Create - Shared With Me

You can also use this feature to share Buncees with specific users so that they can easily find them in their ‘Shared with Me’ tab, but at the same time, keep the Buncee viewable by everyone else who you shared the Buncee link with.

How do I share by QR Code?

Automatically generate a QR Code for your Buncee to make sharing easier than ever! Create interactive flyers, posters, handouts, and more, and include a QR code. Then, print them out, and scan the QR code with a smart device to be taken to the live Buncee!

PebbleGo Create - QR Code

Step 1:
Click on the ‘QR Code’ button on the toolbar on the right side of the creation canvas. A QR code will be automatically generated and added to your creation canvas.

Step 2:
Once added to your creation canvas, drag and drop the QR code to move it, and resize it using the red dots around the edge. 

PebbleGo Create - Buncee with QR Code

Now, you can print out your Buncee, and have others scan the QR code with a smart device, and view your live Buncee! 

A few ideas for Sharing your Buncee by its QR Code:

  1. Station Rotation Set-Up - Create a Buncee you want your students to view or interact with. Include a QR code on the first page, print out that page, and stick it to the table or desk for that station. When students come to that station, they can scan the code, and be taken to the Buncee!

  2. Interactive artwork - Encourage students to create interactive artwork and include a QR code. Print them out, and hang them up around the classroom or in the hallways. Parents, teachers, and other students can then scan the codes to interact with the animated Buncees.

  3. Student Book Reviews - Have students create a book review, and include just the QR code on the first page. Print out the first page, and post the QR code around the classroom/library, or even on book covers! Other students can scan the QR Code to see the full book review.

Create a Presentation for Training with colleagues - Create a Buncee with uploaded lesson plans and other documents/materials/flyers. Include the QR code on the first page, and show it on your projection screen. Participants can view the Buncee and included materials on the other pages - without needing to print any hardcopy!

How do I set sharing permissions?

Set permissions for any Buncee by clicking the ‘Share’ button in the top right of your Buncee, and clicking 'Settings.'

PebbleGo Create - Share Button

 

PebbleGo Create Share Settings

1. Choose Privacy Level: Click the drop down menu to choose who can view the Buncee.

  • "Anyone" means anyone with the link to the Buncee, and the Buncee Team can view the Buncee. Your Buncee might even be selected for our “Staff Picks” page, where we share Buncees we really like!

  • "Anyone with the link" means anyone can view the Buncee if they have the link to it.

  • "Specific Buncee Users" means only specific Buncee users can view the Buncees you've shared.

  • "Only Me" means only you are able to view the Buncee.  

PebbleGo Create - Share Privacy Settings

 

2. Allow Comments: Toggle On to allow Buncee users to comment on your Buncee when you share with them, or toggle Off to disable commenting. 

PebbleGo Create - Comment Settings

3. Allow Copying: Toggle On to allow others to make their own copy of your Buncee when you share with them, or toggle Off to disable copying.

PebbleGo Create - Copy Settings
In What Ways Can I Share my Buncee Boards?

There are many ways to share your Buncee Board, whether you're:

  • Sharing by Link
  • Sharing by Email
  • Sharing to Students as a Teacher
  • Share to Teachers as a Student
  • Sharing to Social Media
  • Sharing via QR Code
  • Or just Setting your Sharing Permissions

To Share in any way, simply click the 'Share' button at the top right-hand corner, while logged into PebbleGo Create and viewing a Buncee Board.

PebbleGo Create - Sharing Boards
PebbleGo Create - Sharing Options for Boards

Classroom Dashboards

How Do I Archive a Class?

Classes can be organized according to your needs. Archiving is one of the ways you can organize the classes in your Classroom Dashboard. When you are done teaching a class, for instance, you might want to archive it so that it no longer shows in your main Classroom Dashboard, but is still available to view in your account.

Archiving a Class

Step 1:

If you are not already on your Classroom Dashboard, you can access it by clicking on the 'Classes' tab on the top left of your dashboard.  

PebbleGo Create Classroom Dashboard, Classes Tab Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Find the class that you'd like to archive, and click on the three-dots on the top right corner of the class. Then, click on 'Archive'.  

PebbleGo Create Class, Rename and Archive Options

 

Step 3:

Your class will now be moved to the 'Archived' folder. You can view your archived classes by clicking on the 'Filter' button on the top right of your dashboard. Then, in the drop-down menu, click on 'Archived' to see your archived classes.

 

Unarchiving a Class

While viewing the 'Archived' folder, click again on the three-dots on the class you wish to unarchive, and then click 'Unarchive'.  

PebbleGo Create, Classroom Dashboard, Class, Rename and Unarchive Options

 

Creating Classes in PebbleGo Create

Your classes and students accounts should be already set up, but teachers might want to create their own classes and student accounts.

Step 1:
Log into PebbleGo Create, and make sure you are on the ‘Classes’ tab in the top left of your screen. This is your Classroom Dashboard.

Step 2:
Click on ‘New Class.’

Step 3:
Enter a name for your Class.

Step 4:
Optional: Enter a Subject Name and Choose a Grade Level from the drop-down menu.

PebbleGo Create Classroom Dashboard, Create New Class Step by Step

 

Creating a class using the aforementioned steps will not create a new class in Google Classroom or Microsoft Office 365. If you are syncing your roster with Google Classroom or Microsoft Office 365, then you must make any edits there and then resync.

Creating Classes and Adding Student Accounts

Your classes and students accounts should be already set up, but teachers might want to create their own classes and student accounts.

Creating a New Class 

 

Step 1:

After logging in, if you are not already there, click on the 'Classes' tab at the top left corner to open your Classroom Dashboard. 

PebbleGo Create Classroom Dashboard, Classes Tab Highlighted

 

Step 2:

In this Classroom Dashboard, you will see a list of Classes that are currently in your account, as well as the 'Add New Class' option for creating a new Class.

 

Step 3:

Click on it, and type in the 'Class Name' and 'Subject'. You can also select a Grade level from the drop-down menu when you click on 'Grade'. Then, click 'Create'. 

PebbleGo Create Classroom Dashboard, Create New Class Step by Step

 

Step 4:

Now, your new class will appear in your Classroom Dashboard. You will be able to see its Class Name, the number of students in the class, as well as the Class Code, as indicated below. 

PebbleGo Create Class, Class Code Highlighted

 

 

Adding Students to a Class

Your students should have their PebbleGo Create accounts already set-up. However, teachers might want or need to add students to their classes manually. 

Additionally, students can create accounts and add themselves to your class by entering your class code; but younger learners might prefer having their accounts set up for them by the teacher. 

As the teacher, you can add students to your class via Manual Upload, adding from an existing student list, or by uploading a CSV file

Manual Upload

Step 1:

In your Classroom Dashboard, select the Class you'd like to add students to.  

PebbleGo Create Classroom Dashboard, Class Highlighted

 

Step 2:

Click on the pink 'Add Students' button on the right side of your Dashboard. 

PebbleGo Create Class Student Roster, Add Student Highlighted

 

Step 3:

Fill in the student's login credentials, then click on the '+' sign to add that student to your list. 

PebbleGo Create Adding Student Menu, Plus Button Highlighted

 

Step 4:

Continue the process for all students in your Class, and don't forget to click on the '+' sign again after you've filled in your last student!

NOTE: If you'd like all of your students to share the same password, simply click on 'Use One Password' and then fill in the shared password. 

PebbleGo Create, Adding Students Manually

 

Step 5:

Click 'Save'. You then have the option to click ‘Download’ to download your students’ login information. You can then print out this information and keep it for your records and/or hand it out to your students. 

You can also download your students’ login information at any time by selecting your students and clicking ‘Download Login PDF’ on the right side of your screen.

You can edit student login information at any time by clicking the ‘Edit’ button next to your student names. 

In addition, you can set up Picture Passwords (Simple Login) for younger learners or students with special needs to login easily. 

 

Adding from an existing student list

If you have added students previously in your Classroom Dashboard, you can add them to your new class by selecting them under the 'Add from Student List' tab. 

PebbleGo Create, Adding Students From Student List

 

Uploading a CSV File

Click on the 'Import from CSV' tab, and either drag and drop your file in, or click to select your file from your device. Make sure that you have named your headers 'first_name', 'last_name', 'username', and 'password'. You can click on ‘Download a CSV Sample’ to view an example of what your CSV file should look like. 

PebbleGo Create Adding Students From CSV File

 

How to View Buncees Created by Your Students

Step 1:

Make sure you’re on the 'Classes' tab, located in the top left of your Dashboard.

Step 2:

Select the class from which you would like to view students' Buncees.