P:osted by Katie Lepi
"It’s easy to see how a free tool that connects you to your students can be helpful. But Google+is not something you simply pick up and assume everyone knows how to use. In fact, I’d recommend making sure everyone you want to speak with actually has an account first!
"Once that’s settled, it’s time to figure out the best ways to use Google+ to host a ‘hangout’ with your students, teachers, parents, admins, or friends. It’s relatively simple but there are a few tips and tricks you should know about in order to make the most of your time hanging out."
Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Blair Cook, Jim Lerman