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The World is Your Oyster: Using Google Docs and Google+ to Connect with the World

Connecting your classroom to others and experts has never been easier; come Hang Out with Wendy for a few as we highlight the use of Google Docs and Google+ in the K-12 arena as a medium for collecting and sharing information with partner classrooms around the world. We'll also explore existing resources to find connections for your classroom, including collaborative projects and avenues to follow and hold Hangouts with experts and organizations around the world.


  • Suggested audience: Primary and secondary (K-12) teachers and administrators
  • Prior experience or knowledge: N/A


  • Time: 3:00pm Eastern
  • Session hashtag: #g+edu
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

Wendy Gorton
International Technology Consultant and Educator


  • To watch the live stream of this session, visit Wendy's Google+ Page at 3pm Eastern May 2nd.
  • The live stream will appear as a black box with the word "Hangouts" on it (as in the screenshot of slide 5 here). Double click the black box to start watching the video.
  • Open Wendy's Google+ Page in two windows.  On one page you can watch the live stream and in the other you can type in your comments.
  • To ask Wendy questions during the Hangout, post them into the "comments" section below the live stream. Please note you need to refresh the page manually to see new comments.
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