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    Google Earth mini presentation Google Earth mini presentation Presentation Transcript

    • Where On Earth TIE 2012
    • Tell Me About The Game… Where On Earth• Authentic use of GoogleEarth• Exploration of the world’s oddities• In-depth research using guided questions• Summarize research information into authentic writing
    • Academic Areas• Writing• Research• World geography• Cultural understanding• Writing focus can be ANY category (art, culture, science, history, geography)
    • What it looks like
    • Will this game work for you?• Options for implementation • Supporting different content areas • Continent or category option • Can be abbreviated
    • TEACHER INFO• Be ready with all needed links and documents• Make sure they can write!!! This game does not teach them to write—it is writing practice• Allow several class sessions to learn and “play with” GoogleEarth including the layers• Do a few clues on your own (as the teacher)
    • What does this look like in a “real” classroom? • global awareness • extract specifically requested information • using key words, answer specific questions • develops strong writing skills • connection to the world • fosters deep discussion