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SO much more than HANGING OUT!

Video calling can provide incredible learning opportunities for our students.... and for us! In the beginner's guide below, there are some great ways to integrate Google Hangouts and Google Hangouts on Air, from virtual speakers to getting immediate tech support from our Instructional Tech/ LINC Team! What Is a "Hangout?"A Hangout is a web-based tool created by Google for communicating through video. Who Can Start One?Anyone with a Google Plus account. Start your Google+ account using these instructions. What could Hangouts and Hangouts on Air do for my learners? How to use hangouts for nearly any role in education, from Elementary and Secondary, to PLCs and administration!Which Hangout is For You?TypeHangoutHangout on AirPerfect for...Connecting with subject matter expertsMystery Author Visits/ Learning DatesOff-campus study groups for studentsConnecting with students all over the country with a literacy or math focusGetting Tech Help… invite +colindavitt or +elizabethm…

Improve Communication by Linking Google Folders with your Schoolwires

Connect Google Drive Folder to Schoolwires PageThis is a great way to update information to share with your students, without having to edit Schoolwires on a regular basis. You can drop files to distribute into you Google Drive folder and parents and students can easily access these files by clicking on your Schoolwires page!

Click here for a step-by-step guide on how to link a Google Drive folder to your Schoolwires page or follow the steps below.

Connect a Google Drive Folder to Your Schoolwires PageThis is a great way to update information to share with your students, without having to edit Schoolwires on a regular basis. You can drop files to distribute into you Google Drive folder and parents and students can easily access these files by clicking on your Schoolwires page!
PART 1: Getting the URL from Your Google Drive Folder1. From your GoogleDrive, find the folder you would like to share with students. To the right of the title, find the downward arrow and then click on it. Hit SHA…