TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION PROPOSAL<br />GOOGLE EARTH<br />Dana K. Johnson<br />Educational Technologist<br />
INTRODUCTION<br />Google Earth is a web-based geographic information system technology that offers educators and teachers ...
BENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL<br />Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia<br />Prince William County Schools, Virginia<br /...
GOOGLE EARTH ALTERNATIVES<br />(ESRI, 2009)<br />(Neave, 2009)<br />(NASA, 2005)<br />4<br />
Organizational Stakeholders<br /><ul><li>Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS)
Benton Middle School (BMS)</li></ul>STAKEHOLDERS<br />Individual Stakeholders<br /><ul><li>Staff
Students
Others</li></ul>5<br />
3 PHASE APPROACH: GOOGLE EARTH INTEGRATION<br />Phase 1  <br />One <br />Instructor’s <br />Classes<br />Phase 2<br />One ...
COST ANALYSIS<br />BentonMiddle School: Google Earth Technology Integration Cost Analysis<br />7<br />
TRAINING NEEDS<br />Google Earth Software<br />Staff<br />Students<br />(Bing, 2009)<br />Learning and Interaction<br />8<...
BENEFITS IN EDUCATION<br />Aids in meeting Virginia Computer Technology Standards of Learning for students.<br />Enables s...
USES IN EDUCATION<br />ForeignLanguage<br />History<br />Geography<br />LanguageArts<br />Physical Science<br />Math<br />...
 GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT FEATURES<br />Add a ruler<br />Record a tour<br />Change direction<br />Historical Imagery<br />...
GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT EXAMPLE<br />Path<br />Ruler<br />12<br />(Google, 2009)<br />
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Google Earth Technology Integration Plan

  1. 1. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION PROPOSAL<br />GOOGLE EARTH<br />Dana K. Johnson<br />Educational Technologist<br />
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION<br />Google Earth is a web-based geographic information system technology that offers educators and teachers learning opportunities in multiple subjects.<br />Users can explore electronic maps and satellite images of the Earth, its’ terrain, layers, oceans and outer space. <br />Many businesses and organizations use Google Earth to find locations and other related information. <br />The benefits from using Google Earth in education far exceed any costs incurred.<br />(Google, 2009)<br />2<br />
  3. 3. BENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL<br />Prince William County Public Schools, Virginia<br />Prince William County Schools, Virginia<br />“Striving for the best, we rise above the rest.”<br />3<br />Home of the Cougars!<br />(Prince William County Schools, 2009)<br />
  4. 4. GOOGLE EARTH ALTERNATIVES<br />(ESRI, 2009)<br />(Neave, 2009)<br />(NASA, 2005)<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Organizational Stakeholders<br /><ul><li>Prince William County Public Schools (PWCPS)
  6. 6. Benton Middle School (BMS)</li></ul>STAKEHOLDERS<br />Individual Stakeholders<br /><ul><li>Staff
  7. 7. Students
  8. 8. Others</li></ul>5<br />
  9. 9. 3 PHASE APPROACH: GOOGLE EARTH INTEGRATION<br />Phase 1 <br />One <br />Instructor’s <br />Classes<br />Phase 2<br />One Grade <br />Level Team <br />of Teachers<br />Phase 3<br />6<br />All Grade <br />Levels<br />
  10. 10. COST ANALYSIS<br />BentonMiddle School: Google Earth Technology Integration Cost Analysis<br />7<br />
  11. 11. TRAINING NEEDS<br />Google Earth Software<br />Staff<br />Students<br />(Bing, 2009)<br />Learning and Interaction<br />8<br />(Bing, 2009)<br />(Bing, 2009)<br />
  12. 12. BENEFITS IN EDUCATION<br />Aids in meeting Virginia Computer Technology Standards of Learning for students.<br />Enables students to acquire knowledge, create products, or engage their cognitive abilities by using problem solving and critical thinking. <br />Promotes project-based and collaborative learning.<br /><ul><li>Provides current technology to teachers and students.</li></ul>9<br />
  13. 13. USES IN EDUCATION<br />ForeignLanguage<br />History<br />Geography<br />LanguageArts<br />Physical Science<br />Math<br />Social Studies<br />The Arts<br />10<br />
  14. 14. GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT FEATURES<br />Add a ruler<br />Record a tour<br />Change direction<br />Historical Imagery<br />Choose a view <br />Rotateglobe<br />Add a path<br />Place-mark<br />SavePlaces<br />Zoom<br />Add Content<br />Layers of data<br />(Google, 2009) <br />11<br />
  15. 15. GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOT EXAMPLE<br />Path<br />Ruler<br />12<br />(Google, 2009)<br />
  16. 16. GOOGLE EARTH SCREEN SHOTHISTORICAL IMAGERY<br />Historical Imagery<br />1996 Imagery<br />13<br />(Google, 2009) <br />
  17. 17. CONCLUSION <br />(Bing, 2009)<br />Google Earth will help transform Benton Middle School into:<br /><ul><li> A model world–class school in the Prince William County Public School system of Virginia
  18. 18. A model school with distinction and innovation in technology application</li></ul>14<br />
  19. 19. REFERENCES<br />Bing (2009). Images. Retrieved Dec. 10, 2009 http://www.bing.com/images/<br />ESRI (2009). ArcGIS Explorer: Overview. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/explorer/index.html.<br />Google (2009). Google Earth. Retrieved Nov. 05, 2009, from http://earth.google.com/. <br />NASA (2005). World Wind. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/download.html.<br />Neave, P. (2009). Flash Earth. Retrieved Nov. 23, 2009, from http://www.flashearth.com/. <br />Prince William County Schools (2009). School Profiles: Benton Middle School. Retrieved Nov.7, 2009, from <br />http://www.pwcs.edu/schools/schoolprofiles/?benton/benton.html.<br />15<br />

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