There are various ways by which you can add images to enrich your lesson:

  1. Searching for images in the Gynzy Image Library
  2. Searching for images in Google Images
  3. Uploading images from your computer
  4. Add images from Google Drive
  5. Paste copied images from your clipboard

Options 1-4 are available through the Image Library (rainbow colored flower icon) that is accessible from the toolbar in the board environment.

Gynzy Image Library

The Gynzy Image Library is a treasure chest full of colorful illustrations, helpful educational images, and carefully selected photos to enrich your lessons. 

  1. Open the Media Library.
  2. Click Gynzy.
  3. Enter your search term(s) and press enter to look for images.
  4. Click the desired image to add it to your lesson.
    The image is added and you can now close the Media Library.

Tip: check out this article on how to combine keywords.

 

Search Google Images

Access the Internet's publicly available images through the built-in Google image search.
NB The Google Image search feature searches images found by Google using SafeSearch.

  1. Open the Media Library.
  2. Click Google.
  3. Enter your search term(s) and press enter to look for images.
  4. Click the desired image to add it to your lesson.
    The image is added and you can now close the Media Library.

  

Upload your own images

You can use your own images by dragging them from your computer onto the board. All your previously uploaded images can be found and reused through your personal image library.

  1. Open the Media Library.
  2. Click My images.
  3. Enter your search term(s) and press enter to look for images.
  4. Click the desired image to add it to your lesson.
    The image is added and you can now close the Media Library.
  5. Click Upload to add more images from your computer or drag them into the window.

Tip: you can also upload images by dragging them directly from a folder on your computer onto the board. After the image is added, you can also find it back for reuse in the My images folder in the Media Library.

 

Add images from Google Drive

From within the Media Library on the board, it is possible to browse through the images that are on your Google Drive.

  1. Open the Media Library.
  2. Click Google Drive.
  3. Sign in to Google Drive and select an account.
    If requested, grant Gynzy access to your Google Drive files.

4. Click the desired image.
5. Click Select.

The image is added to your lesson and can now also be found in the folder My Images.

 

Paste copied images

You can also directly paste an image in your lesson that you have copied elsewhere and is now on your clipboard. After you have copied an image from a website or your computer, simply use the keyboard shortcut Ctrl + V (Windows or ChromeOS) or ⌘ + V (MacOS) to paste it onto your board. You can also paste screenshots (print screens) on your board.

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