My Sophomore Class had the first online debate ( in history) on Google Hangout!

Submitted 8 years ago
Tina S.
Tina S.
El Capitan High School
Merced CA, US
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This was a wonderful experience for my students. It was very easy to set up. I did have a lot of support from our IT staff. The students loved the experience. This activity inspired my students to begin a forensic and debate team on our campus.

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My sophomore students at El Capitan High School where the first students to participate in an online Google Plus Connected Classroom. I have attached a youtube video of the debate here :

Originally Streamed live on Feb 5, 2014

Topic #2: Digital Footprint: Should colleges be allowed to take your 'digital footprint' (social media presence, Google results, etc.) into consideration when making their admissions decisions?

Moderator: Christoph Guttentag, Dean, Undergraduate Admissions, Duke University