Interesting Ways to Use Google+ to Support Learning

Many early users of the latest platform for social networking have begun sharing their ideas about the potential for supporting learning. There is much to be anticipated – I always believed that the community element was missing from the use of Google Apps for Education.

Perhaps Google+ could provide the platform for schools to help positively teach social networking and tie in the use of the different apps more seamlessly together.

Take a look at what educators think so far and feel free to share your own ideas with the Google doc, or leave them in the comments here.

Tom Barrett

Tom is a writer, speaker and consultant. He has been sharing his thoughts on teaching, learning, curiosity and creativity on this blog for over 10 years. Drinking coffee and writing would be his idea of a perfect day.

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4 years 10 months ago

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The Angry Technician
5 years 2 months ago

This will all be a lot more useful once Google actually gets around to enabling Google Profiles (and by extension Google+) for Apps accounts. Right now, as mentioned in slides 8 and 9, no Google Apps account (Free, Education, or Business) can use Google+, and all we have from Google is a 4-month-old announcement that it is coming “later this year”:


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