Teacher Review For Google Hangouts

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

Tina S.
Classroom teacher
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My Grades 9, 10, 11
My Subjects English Language Arts
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time More than 15 minutes
Great for Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
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 : http://youtu.be/M_o5so6X5C8 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
My Take
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.