What does Google+ Mean for Schools?

posted Jun 28, 2011, 9:21 PM by Eric Curts   [ updated Jun 29, 2011, 5:22 AM ]
Google recently announced the launch of their new socially-oriented group of services called Google+. The suite of products clearly is designed to compete against Facebook, the reigning champ of social. Currently most schools spend a lot of energy blocking or discouraging use of Facebook in school. Will the same happen to Google+, or will Google’s healthy relationship with education help open the door to social media in the K-12 world? In this article we will take a look at how Google+ could be used in schools for both students and staff.