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Google Sketch Up Unleashed


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Google Sketch Up Unleashed

  1. 1. Google SketchUp Unleashed <br />Presented by Joseph J. Bires at <br /><br />Summary by Cindy Free<br />
  2. 2. Presentation Summary<br />Google SketchUp:<br />Create 3-D models for free<br />Authentic learning; solve real world problems<br />Empowering to students<br />
  3. 3. Presentation Summary<br />Teach in small pieces<br />Orbit tool<br />Rectangle/circle tool<br />Push/pull tool<br />Allow students to “play”<br />Can be overwhelming; allow students to be successful<br />
  4. 4. Classroom Implementation<br />Geometry<br />Science<br />Construction<br />Architecture<br />
  5. 5. Personal Professional Development<br />Appropriate for me to have knowledge of any software application<br />
  6. 6. Ideas for Further Exploration<br />How can projects be presented? Saved? File type? Exported? Web-based?<br />Could this be incorporated into an e-portfolio? <br />
  7. 7. Ideas for Future Implementation<br />Math is a current district-wide focus for us. With that in mind, SketchUp could be used to teach <br />Tessellations <br />Ratio/proportion: Students design any number of things <br />Measurement (perimeter, area, etc.)<br />I plan to explore further and do a math workshop with our district Math Coach. Potential class for math teachers next year?<br />