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  • TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION PROPOSAL
    GOOGLE EARTH
    Dana K. Johnson
    Educational Technologist
  • INTRODUCTION
    Google Earth is a web-based geographic information system technology that offers educators and teachers learning opportunities in multiple subjects.
    Users can explore electronic maps and satellite images of the Earth, its’ terrain, layers, oceans and outer space.
    Many businesses and organizations use Google Earth to find locations and other related information.
    The benefits from using Google Earth in education far exceed any costs incurred.
    (Google, 2009)
    2
  • BENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL
    Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia
    Prince William County Schools, Virginia
    “Striving for the best, we rise above the rest.”
    3
    Home of the Cougars!
    (Prince William County Schools, 2009)
  • GOOGLE EARTH ALTERNATIVES
    (ESRI, 2009)
    (Neave, 2009)
    (NASA, 2005)
    4
  • Organizational Stakeholders
    • Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS)
    • Benton Middle School (BMS)
    STAKEHOLDERS
    Individual Stakeholders
    • Staff
    • Students
    • Others
    5
  • 3 PHASE APPROACH: GOOGLE EARTH INTEGRATION
    Phase 1
    One
    Instructor’s
    Classes
    Phase 2
    One Grade
    Level Team
    of Teachers
    Phase 3
    6
    All Grade
    Levels
  • COST ANALYSIS
    BentonMiddle School: Google Earth Technology Integration Cost Analysis
    7
  • TRAINING NEEDS
    Google Earth Software
    Staff
    Students
    (Bing, 2009)
    Learning and Interaction
    8
    (Bing, 2009)
    (Bing, 2009)
  • BENEFITS IN EDUCATION
    Aids in meeting Virginia Computer Technology Standards of Learning for students.
    Enables students to acquire knowledge, create products, or engage their cognitive abilities by using problem solving and critical thinking.
    Promotes project-based and collaborative learning.
    • Provides current technology to teachers and students.
    9
  • USES IN EDUCATION
    ForeignLanguage
    History
    Geography
    LanguageArts
    Physical Science
    Math
    Social Studies
    The Arts
    10
  • GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT FEATURES
    Add a ruler
    Record a tour
    Change direction
    Historical Imagery
    Choose a view
    Rotateglobe
    Add a path
    Place-mark
    SavePlaces
    Zoom
    Add Content
    Layers of data
    (Google, 2009)
    11
  • GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT EXAMPLE
    Path
    Ruler
    12
    (Google, 2009)
  • GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOTHISTORICAL IMAGERY
    Historical Imagery
    1996 Imagery
    13
    (Google, 2009)
  • CONCLUSION
    (Bing, 2009)
    Google Earth will help transform Benton Middle School into:
    • A model world–class school in the Prince William County Public School system of Virginia
    • A model school with distinction and innovation in technology application
    14
  • REFERENCES
    Bing (2009). Images. Retrieved Dec. 10, 2009 http://www.bing.com/images/
    ESRI (2009). ArcGIS Explorer: Overview. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/explorer/index.html.
    Google (2009). Google Earth. Retrieved Nov. 05, 2009, from http://earth.google.com/.
    NASA (2005). World Wind. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/download.html.
    Neave, P. (2009). Flash Earth. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://www.flashearth.com/.
    Prince William County Schools (2009). School Profiles: Benton Middle School. Retrieved Nov.7, 2009, from
    http://www.pwcs.edu/schools/schoolprofiles/?benton/benton.html.
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