Archives for June 2012

Kids log in for lessons at online hangout – The Telegraph

MADHURIMA CHATTERJEE The Telegraph, Calcutta India If social networks mean unfunny jokes, trying-too-hard status updates and boring vacation snaps to you, it’s time for a reality check. One of them is transforming lives in a corner of Howrah. Tikiapara NGO Samaritan Help Mission has been using Hangout, the group video chat feature in social network Google Plus, to teach English to about 80 underprivileged students. The video of the teacher, based abroad, is fed from a laptop into a … [Read more...]