Call Phone and Google Voice for Parent Contact

Session Description                                                                                                     

In this 45 minute session explore the power of Gmail's Call Phone and Google Voice to connect with parents and the community. Google Voice provides each Google account with a free telephone number that rings in Gmail. Come to this Hangout to learn how admin and teachers can use this to stay connected with the public.


  • Suggested audience:  Admin, Teachers, Tech coordinators any school personnel
  • Prior experience or knowledge: Beginner


  • Time: April 16, 5pm Eastern
  • Session hashtag#voice
  • Conference hashtag: #eduonair

Michael J. Graham
Instructional Technologist and Author, Harrisburg Middle School

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Michael J. Graham is a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer and the instructional technologist of Harrisburg Middle School in Harrisburg, Arkansas. In this role he manages and develops technology related professional development that improves instruction for teachers at his school and around the nation. He has a special talent for making teachers feel comfortable and confident when implementing 21st Century skills into their teaching. Michael also serves as a board member of the Arkansas Association Middle Level Education, Arkansas iTunes U, and Hot Springs Institute of Technology.


  • To watch the live stream of this session, visit Michael's Google+ Page at the appointed time and date (note times are Eastern).
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