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Use Google Earth & Check Out Schools Around The World With “This Is School”

  One of my most popular posts this week was a video I shared showing “What a classroom looks like in 27 countries around the world” Today, on World Teachers Day (see THE BEST RESOURCES TO LEARN ABOUT WORLD TEACHERS DAY), Google unveiled a cool show on Google Earth called This Is School: From London to the Himalayas, explore classrooms around the world in Street View. Google made announced lots of neat new education projects today, and also unveiled a video. The projects sound great but, I’ve got to say, I’m not a fan of their video.  It shows lots of...

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Google Earth Unveils Big Redesign Today

Google unveiled a huge redesign of Google Earth today. The changes include being now completely browser-based, letting you see the world in 3-D, and providing guided “Voyager” tours. You can read more about the changes at: Introducing the New Google Earth, Google Maps Mania Redesigned Google Earth brings guided tours and 3D view to Chrome browsers and Android devices, The Verge I’m adding this info to The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me, which needs to be updated one of these days… Share...

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Google Earth Will Be Available In Your Browser — No Download Required

Google just announced a new version of Google Maps that will incorporate Google Earth into it. In other words, you won’t have to download Google Earth any longer — it will be available in your browser. The New York Times, I believe, has the shortest and sweetest explanation of the changes. It’s being rolled out slowing to users. Here’s a video: I’m adding this info to The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me. Share...

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The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me

Google Earth Unveils Big Redesign Today NOTE: Google Earth Will Be Available In Your Browser — No Download Required I’ve played around a little with Google Earth over the years, but haven’t really looked at it seriously. Since I may be teaching Geography to English Language Learners next year for the first time in awhile, though, I thought it was time for me to get more familiar with it. I thought readers might be interested in the sites I’m finding helpful. Here are my choices for The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me: Google Earth Basics is from the Google Earth Blog. Beginner Tutorials come from Google Earth itself. Google Earth 6: Beginner’s Tutorial 1 is a useful YouTube video. Advanced features and tutorials: Google Earth tutorials is from Google Earth. Google Earth 101 for Educators comes from Teaching Hacks. Crafting Stories with Google Earth is from The National Writing Project. Google Lit Trips 26 Interesting Ways* to use Google Earth in the Classroom Google Earth Lessons Teaching With Google Earth Google Earth for Educators: 50 Exciting Ideas for the Classroom GE Teach looks like a great tool for teachers using Google Earth. You can read more about it at Richard Byrne’s blog. Tour Builder now makes it pretty easy to create your own custom tours on Google Earth. GE Teach is a tool that lets you...

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A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Learning About Google Classroom

Our district is taking baby steps towards using Google Classroom, and I thought it would be a good time to begin a related “Best” list. You might also be interested in: The Best Resources For Using Chromebooks In The Classroom – Help Me Find More The Best Resources For Learning How To Use Google Docs/Google Drive The Best Posts To Help Understand Google’s New “Books Ngram Viewer” The Best Resources For Google Earth Beginners Like Me The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate Here are my choices for Google Classroom resources: You have to start with Alice Keeler, and these two links are good places to begin. Of course, Vicki Davis’ 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators is the other key treasure trove. You probably don’t need to look any further than the sites of those two great educators but, if you’re interested, here are a couple more: Learn Google Classroom is from Ed Tech Teacher. Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom Part One and Part Two. This Is Intriguing – Now Anyone Can Create A Class In Google Classroom Welcome to your first day of Classroom is from Google Ed. 👨‍🏫 New post on Learning in Hand: Tips for Teaching with Google Classroom…https://t.co/lSETeyYUvX Got a good one I should add?!?#GoogleEdu #GoogleClassroom #edtechchat pic.twitter.com/pNK8W1bDoe — Tony Vincent (@tonyvincent) January 6, 2018 A Google Classroom Cheat Sheet...

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