Kick off the new school year with lessons from our Back to School 2021 collection to help students express themselves, build relationships, and stay organized.

1. Introduction to Create a Vision Board

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In this lesson, you will create a vision board to express your goals for the future and remind yourself what is important to you.

People use all kinds of tools and inspiration to help them stay focused and productive.

You may have quotes, habits, or reminders that help you stay motivated and focus on the right things in your daily life.

A vision is your plan or hope for the future.

You can use a vision board to: Make short- and long-term goals for the future, Help you stay motivated to reach those goals, And remind yourself to keep up the good work.

You will first select two or three areas of your life that you would like to improve, focus on, or maintain.

Then, you will create a digital board that inspires and motivates you and expresses your vision to accomplish these goals.

A vision board is something you can look at every day to keep yourself on the right track to reaching your goals.

This lesson uses Google Drawings, but you could apply these skills and concepts in any drawing application or even on a piece of paper or posterboard.

As you complete this project in Google Drawings, you will: Create and title a new drawing, Change the dimensions of the canvas, Apply a background, Insert and format Word Art and images, And create and format lines and shapes.

To work on this lesson, sign in to your Google account.

Open a new tab in your browser, and navigate to Google.com.

If you are not signed in, do so now.

If you do not have a Google account, pause the video and create one now.

To begin, open your Google Drive.

Create a new drawing...

and rename it.

Make the dimensions of your canvas larger to give yourself more room for text and images.

Then, move on to the next video to choose the areas of your life you want to highlight on the vision board.

Now, it’s your turn: Create a new drawing, Rename it, And change the dimensions.

Instructions

  1. Create a new drawing.
  2. Rename it.
  3. Change the dimensions.
Before sharing your work with your teacher, follow these steps to give them access to your file:
  1. Open your file.
  2. Click "Share" in the upper right corner.
  3. Add your teacher's email address.
  4. Give them "Commenter" or "Editor" access
  5. Click "Done"