Tuesday, October 20, 2015

#SCEdTech 2015 Google Demo Slam: Google Hangout and Hangouts on Air

Google Hangouts/Hangouts on Air


Google Hangouts provide a communication platform provided by Google that allows you to video chat and instant message anyone who is also on the Google platform.

"Make learning rewindable" --Kevin Honeycutt

Google Hangouts on Air or HOA can host and broadcast live discussions and performances to the world through your Google+ Home page and YouTube channel.  You can also edit and share a copy of your broadcast.  As a participant, you can join Hangout on Air anywhere you have a device connected to the internet.  

Educators use these tool in a variety of ways:
  1. Across district content/grade level meetings
  2. Connect with like-minded professionals globally
  3. Professional development library
  4. Virtual field trips for students
  5. Mystery Location and Mystery Number Google Hangouts
  6. Communication and collaboration with anyone anywhere you have a device with a camera connected to the internet.  
Demo Slam Google Hangout Link


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