Google Earth in the Classroom Series: Seeing a World of Possibilities Across the Curriculum

with Danny Maas

A series of three webinars:
Session 1
Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom Playback this webinar here
Session 2
Using Google Earth in Math and Science Playback this webinar here
Session 3
Using Google Earth in Language Arts and Social Studies Playback this webinar here

ABOUT THIS LEARNING OPPORTUNITY:
Session 1: Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom
Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographic information program that has many tools and overlays which have direct applications to all core subjects and supports a universal design for learning (UDL) classroom. Used as a full-class teaching tool or put in the hands of students, this interactive tool can be used to deepen learning and engage students. In this webinar, you will be shown an overview of the Google Earth tool and how it can be used to meet the needs of students of varying ability levels, interests, and learning preferences.

Handouts and Resources:

**Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom Pt 1 of 3v2.ppt**
**Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Google Earth Session 1.docx**

Session 2: Using Google Earth in Math and Science
Building on lessons learned in Session 1, Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom, you will engage in specific activities for using Google Earth in mathematics and science, both as a full-class instructional tool as well as a learning tool for each student in a laptop or computer lab environment.

Handouts and Resources:

Using Google Earth in Math & Science Pt 2 of 3.ppt
Google Earth in Math & Science - LINKS.ppt
Google-Earth-in-Math-Science-KMZ-Example-13hj0ux.kmz
Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Google Earth in Math and Science Session 2 .docx

Session 3: Using Google Earth in Language Arts and Social Studies
Building on lessons learned in Session 1, Using Google Earth in the Inclusive, UDL Classroom, you will engage in specific activities for using Google Earth in language arts and social studies, both as a full-class instructional tool as well as a learning tool for each student in a laptop or computer lab environment.

Handouts and Resources:

Using Google Earth in LA & Social Studies Pt 3 of 3.ppt
Google Earth in LA & Social Studies - LINKS.ppt
Google Earth in LA Social Studies KMZ Example.kmz
Webinar Archive and Conversation Guide Google Earth in LA and Social Studies Session 3.docx

ABOUT THE FACILITATOR(S)
Danny_Maas.jpgDanny Maas is an Emerging Technologies Consultant with Edmonton Catholic Schools where he serves teachers integrating technology meaningfully across the curriculum. Danny has sixteen years teaching experience and was a 2003 recipient of the Alberta Excellence in Teaching Award. Danny was recently seconded for three years - two years with Alberta Education as Project Coordinator for Videoconferencing at School Technology Branch and one year with 2Learn.ca Education Society as Provincial Coordinator for the VC Regional Leads Network. Danny has a master's degree in educational technology and is passionate about learning and collaboration.

Further Handouts and Resources


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