If you’ve been reading my blog, you might be aware of my love for Google Earth. Yes, I know it is a bit of an obsession but I have to tell you from a geography teacher’s perspective there are very few platforms out there that: are FREE are robust enough to create an immersive experience […]Read more "This easy Google Earth activity will get you started"
Get faster at building content: Nuts and Bolts edition My last post was all about the basic of creating your first bit of content in Google Earth. Today I’m going to show you a few hacks to make the process a little easier. If you remember from my last post, the three forms of content […]Read more "Nuts and Bolts of building content in Google Earth"
The first time your create content in Google Earth it will be awful. I mean dreadfully awful. Sorry to break it to you but just like learning calculus or Roman History, it takes a little bit of time immersed in a thing to ‘get it’. Just like we tell our students, this about learning the […]Read more "Creating your first Google Earth content is harder than it looks."
This is the third post about teachers using Google Earth to enhance student engagement with learning. Students are put in charge of creating content to help build context and perspective about any topic they want to study. Before you as the teacher can start a project or lesson, it is important to learn some basic […]Read more "Google Earth navigation hacks"
This post will be broken up in to several different posts to get you started with the basics of Google Earth. There is a lot of information and it sometimes feels overwhelming but some there are only a few simple buttons and commands that you really need. I will illustrate each of them to show […]Read more "Getting ready to teach with Google Earth"