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Google Hangout from Google Calendar

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Google Hangout from Google Calendar When trying to connect with people on a Google Hangout video chat I find the easiest way to do that is to use Google Calendar. Google Calendar Event Go to calendar.google.com and create a calendar event by clicking on the day and time you wish to create the Google Hangout video meeting. Click on “Edit… Read More »Google Hangout from Google Calendar

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring

    If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the “About” section of Google Classroom. This creates a permanent video call that you can use for office hours, to schedule informal meetings with students or for having tutoring hours. About In Google Classroom there are 3 sections:… Read More »Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring

Chat in a Google Hangout

    If you are using Google Hangout (GHO) you might want to share links or have some side conversations. There is a chat feature in Google Hangout. Wiggle your mouse over the chat window, this will cause the options to appear on the screen. The first option on the left is the chat icon. It is a blue speech… Read More »Chat in a Google Hangout

Invite Someone to a Hangout

If you are trying to connect with someone in a Google Hangout (GHO) the quick and dirty way to connect is to share the URL with them. Copy the URL from the address bar. You can paste this URL into an email, chat message, post on a website, post to Twitter…. If anyone has this link they will be able… Read More »Invite Someone to a Hangout

Screen Sharing in a Google Hangout on Air Video Conference

  Screen sharing is one reason I really like Google Hangouts on Air. A Google Hangout (GHO) is a video conferencing tool with some neat ways to integrate Google products and other add on’s. A Google Hangout on Air kicks the GHO up a notch and broadcasts it live through YouTube. At the end of the video conference the recording is… Read More »Screen Sharing in a Google Hangout on Air Video Conference

SAMR: Adam Bellow

I teach pre-service teachers at Fresno State University. The other day I was teaching my students about PLN’s (Personal Learning Network) and the SAMR model. I was blessed to have the perfect object lesson to demonstrate both the power of Twitter and SAMR. I noticed one of my students composing a tweet “What is Google Glass?” I could explain it… Read More »SAMR: Adam Bellow

Embed a Google Hangout on Air on your Google Site

Google Hangouts on Air allow you to record your hangout.  Sometimes I hangout with myself just so I can use all the fun Google Hangout (GHO) tools including screen sharing and have a video archive. Once you conduct your Google Hangout on Air  you may want to embed that video in your Google website. Step 1: Go to https://plus.google.com/hangouts and create… Read More »Embed a Google Hangout on Air on your Google Site