Google Plus is gaining such a huge momentum within educational circles. More and more teachers and educators are flocking to it and this is probably just the beginning. I have been using this platform since its early days and I have learned a great deal about it. I personally view it as a mixture of Twitter, Facebook and Skype all in one place. From sharing resources and links to posting updates to video conferencing, Google Plus has all the features to render it a powerful educational tool.
In this regard and to help teachers better tap into the educational potential of this website, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning features a special section related to tips and resources about how to use Google Plus for educational purposes and here are some examples:
- 5 Excellent Tools to Use with Google Hangout
- 3 Ways to Create A Google Plus Hangout with Your Students
- 10 Google Plus Communities Every Teacher should Know About
- 11 Steps to Create A Google Plus Community for Your Classroom
- 20 Reasons Why Teachers Should Use Google Plus
In this page you will learn how to get started using Google Hangouts: set up your profile.
Start a new hangout
This pages walks you through the process of how to initiate a Google hangout
Join a hangout
Here you will learn about how to join a new hangout and the apps to use .
Discover some of the basic tools available to use on your Google Plus hangouts.
This section features a wide range of ideas on how to use Google hangouts in your classroom.