Where in the World: Teaching with Google Earth & Google Maps takes place June 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Cooperating School Districts in St. Louis, Missouri. Do you want to connect your students to the “real world?” Interested in taking a trip but can’t afford it? How about a virtual field trip? Come find out exactly how Google Earth and Google Maps fit the needs of your curriculum from Google Certified Teacher Stephanie Madlinger. Bring your own laptop with wireless Internet capabilities and the free version of Google Earth downloaded. In this class, you will discover how to make your own Google Trips by creating a Google Earth (KMZ) lesson. You’ll find out how to explore KMZ lessons as well as how to effectively search for just the right one. Throughout this BYOL professional development experience, you will discover the importance of Google Earth and Maps and how to effectively use them in the classroom to support STEM. Participants will work collaboratively to develop lessons they can use today. $149 CSD member; $189 non-member. (One Graduate Credit Available). Click here for REGISTRATION.
(PRE-REQUISITE: You must have a Google Account and/or Gmail)