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Using Google Hangouts for Virtual Field Trips: Tips and Tricks

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Overview

Field trips allow students to meet with experts in various areas or visit locales away from the classroom, but frequently budgets and other constraints make them difficult or impossible to arrange. There is an easier way! Google Hangouts offers fantastic, free options for bringing guest speakers and experts to your classroom, as well as opportunities for "visiting" other locations. Learn about how Google Hangouts can be used to take students on virtual field trips. This webinar is full of tips and tricks for connecting your students to the real world. Join speaker and author Monica Burns as she shares lots of ways to use Google Hangouts for virtual field trips!

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: ICT
Last aired on: Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 3:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Google Intermediate, Virtual Learning
Tags: Google, Google Hangouts, guest speakers, subject experts, virtual field trips

Reviews (30)

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Nice! Thanks
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+4
 
Great presentation and tips
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thanks
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I like the idea of having my students visit places they might not get to otherwise. I would like to have them connect with authors and talk about the books they have written.
 
I like the information to have students view places that they will not be able to go and visit, but they can see them on the computer. It should give them the sense of real world learning.
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Great Information
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Great advice on reaching out to national parks. I'm excited to try some of these ideas.
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Thank you
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+4
 
Great ideas!
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Very informative about google hangouts. I would have preferred some live examples as well.
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