There are many tools to help educators and edu leaders during this transition to remote learning. It is really important to keep an open line of communication between you and your students, as well as your entire staff. Google Hangouts Meet is a top tool for synchronous, group video conferencing.
On the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Google for Education granted full premium permission to all educators and edu leaders on their video conferencing tool, Google Hangouts Meet, until July 1, 2020. In my latest How To With Sue YouTube Tutorial, I explain how to use Google Hangouts Meet Premium in the classroom as an educational tool. I also discuss the importance of helping your students combat the isolation by having a Virtual Classroom to "see" their classmates in each day or, each week. This can be mirrored for a full staff as a Virtual Break Room where educators can pop in to see if there is anyone there to share resources, ideas, or even just vent.
Check it out here:
In this video, we explore Google Hangouts Meet:
• CREATE A GOOGLE HANGOUTS MEET: https://youtu.be/9qJLzCz8SYg?t=149
• INVITE OTHERS TO JOIN: https://youtu.be/9qJLzCz8SYg?t=209
• WHERE DO RECORDED MEETS GO?: https://youtu.be/9qJLzCz8SYg?t=709
• HANGOUTS MEET IN EDUCATION: https://youtu.be/9qJLzCz8SYg?t=1100
• LIMITATIONS: https://youtu.be/9qJLzCz8SYg?t=1236
We will also briefly explore:
-- Hangouts vs. Hangouts Meet
-- Hangouts Meet vs. Zoom
I am preparing other tutorials for educators and edu leaders as we begin remote instruction.
I'm working on Screencastify, Zoom, EdPuzzle, Newsela, Applied Digital Skills, etc.
If there is a tool you would like to know more about, please let me know in the comments below.
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@SueTranchina is a high school video and business technology teacher in NJ & a Google for Edu Certified Trainer on behalf of Kiker Learning. She has a rockstar husband, who is also a GoogleET, two kids, Caro (3) and Deano (1), and a puggle, Blue Hendrix.