Advanced Google Hangouts Features & Training

Written content and links repurposed from Google for Education.

Google Hangouts Meet is a secure video meeting platform to keep your team, classroom, and network connected. As many educational institutions are facing or planning for closures due to COVID-19, Google for Education is providing distance learning solutions, training, and resources to help you stay connected. Built on Google’s robust and secure global infrastructure, Hangouts Meet is included with G Suite for Education. Even better, schools and districts can now access advanced Hangouts Meet features, including larger meetings, live streaming, and recording.

  • Advanced Hangouts Meet features 
    • Google for Education is making advanced features in Hangouts Meet available to schools around the globe using G Suite for Education, so that educators can continue connecting with students and facilitating remote learning. This will include the ability to record meetings, livestream up to 100k people and add 250 people to a Hangout. These features will be available at no additional cost to all G Suite for Education customers until July 1, 2020. 
  • Training and resources 
    • As educators and administrators set up contingency plans and consider making classrooms fully virtual, G Suite for Education is here to help. It has been wonderful to see educational leaders reaching out to one another, sharing ideas, and providing support through Google Educator Groups, Certified Innovators and Trainers, and other social networks.
  • Product-specific tips 
    • For educators preparing for potential school closures—or currently facing them—Google for Education tools can help them navigate the challenges of distance learning. With a commitment to helping students and their teachers continue learning outside of school, Google for Education is regularly sharing inspiration and ideas via its blog.

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