How to Live Stream with YouTube

Streaming is not an uncommon idea for most people. Almost every common social media app has the ability to stream (ie Facebook Stream, Twitter Periscope), however in the education sector social media streaming services feel a bit iffy. Most technology and admins are not sure if about what is the appropriate method or does this…

Creative Communication with Flipgrid

There are several resources available for educators in 2017, however this post will focus on a relatively new resource called Flipgrid. Flipgrid provides versatile opportunities for schools (educators, admins, students, etc) to provide video Communication Collaboration Discussions Speeches Differentiation Explanation Fun Account  Options: Flipgrid One is a free account with some limitations, however provides the…

Schedule with Meet

As the world evolves with video and chat communication within and outside of the school systems, we need to take note of name and tool changes currently happening. Just an FYI, Google Hangouts for video broadcasting/conferencing is changing. The app we know and love is growing and changing via name and implementation. Welcome to Google…

Hangouts Checklist

When planning your next Hangout, its important to consider the following items in order to achieve a seamless hangout experience. Whether through my own experience or observing other professionals, this list are things to consider next time you or your class participates in a Hangout or Hangout On Air.  Get the Doc here Hangouts Checklist…

Breaking Down Hangouts, Skype, FaceTime

Google + Hangouts By: Google Need: You need a G+ account to use it. What: Brings one-on-one and group conversations to life with text, photos, emoji, and video calls for free. Connect with friends across computers, Android and Apple devices. Abilities: text-based chat, video chat, receive phone calls, accessible on any device/computer and, screen share, remote…

Differentiate Your Discussions with Hangouts

Google+ Hangouts is an amazing method for you or your whole class to collaborate and communicate in any subject and for anything. It’s all about content, creativity, engagement, and of course, being a Google for Education school (and having G+ available). If your school is K-8, students CANNOT have G+ accounts (13 or older) but teachers…