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Enhanced engagement through geography ISTE 2014

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Learn how to connect a variety of learning opportunities to visualizations available through using Google Earth. Bookmapping and Literature Trips are two models of engaging students with curriculum and Google Earth.

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Enhanced engagement through geography ISTE 2014

  1. 1. Enhanced Engagement through Geography Kevin Amboe
  2. 2. Purpose Empower visual and kinaesthetic learners to engage with content. Google Earth and Literature Trips as the anchor for geography learning. Make salient the opportunity to connect to standards and curriculum
  3. 3. 1984 National Geographic 5 Themes of Geography Location - Absolute / Relative / Lat / Long Place - Physical Features Human / Environment Interaction Movement - Roads / Rivers Regions - Borders
  4. 4. 2012 National Geography Standards - Essential Elements The World in Spatial Terms Places and Regions Physical Systems Environment and Society The Uses of Geography
  5. 5. ISTE Student Standards Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making Creativity and Innovation Communication and Collaboration
  6. 6. English Common Core Standards Writing (6–12) Sample CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. Reading (6–12) Sample CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.3 Describe how a particular story's or drama's plot unfolds in a series of episodes as well as how the characters respond or change as the plot moves toward a resolution.
  7. 7. Shape of Session Introduction History of Google Lit Trips Rationale Hands on Exploration of GE Tools break Creating Placemarks with GE Tools Supported Creation Sharing and Extending the Learning
  8. 8. Catalyze Learning Quo Catalyze Learning
  9. 9. "If our students are not reading and composing with various electronic technologies, then they are illiterate. They are not just unprepared for the future, they are illiterate right now, in our current time and context. (David Bolter, 1991)
  10. 10. Minimize written output struggles using digital storytelling. Engage students in expressing / communicating rather than struggling with the written form.
  11. 11. Process not Text Output Story Telling
  12. 12. The default media form has shifted from the essay to the multimedia collage. Jason Ohler http://www.jasonohler.com/storytelling/beyondwords.cfm
  13. 13. Do Maps Tell???? What Stories
  14. 14. What Stories Do Maps Tell
  15. 15. What Stories Do Maps Tell  Size / Distance  Elevation  Setting  Barriers  Human Impact  Climate
  16. 16. Engagement
  17. 17. Interaction with Google Earth  Observe Static / Predetermined Location  Hands on - Navigate and Explore  Do the impossible - Fly, Teleport  Differentiated Experiences  Enhanced Connections and Links  Create / Present  Story Tell  Collaborate
  18. 18. As a Learning Catalyst
  19. 19. Learning Research  Challenge, Inquiry, Project Based Learning  Reading with Purpose  Taking Notes  Visualization  Build and Activate Prior Knowledge  Conversation and Vocabulary
  20. 20. BookMapping  Verifies mental models with real-life  Enriches spatial understanding  Combining geographic and textual information which increases recall
  21. 21. GoogleLitTrips.org
  22. 22. Google Lit Trips  Free downloadable files  Mark locations on the journeys of characters.  Placemarks with pop-up windows  Creating engaging and relevant literary experiences traveling alongside the characters
  23. 23. Barbara Smucker Underground to Canada
  24. 24. White Jade Tiger by Julie Lawson
  25. 25. Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy
  26. 26. Inquiry
  27. 27. 1 Menus 2 Common Task Icons 3 Historical Imagery 4 Tilt and Turn 5 Navigate 6 Street View 7 Zoom 8 Above Ground 9 Elevation Above Sea Level 10 Latitude Longitude 11 Oldest Historical Image 12 Layers Pane 13 Place Pane 14 Search Results 15 Search Box
  28. 28. Exploration Task List  Find your Hotel  Find a location of interest  save image  navigate around location  check out historical imagery  view from 360 degrees  explore street view navigation  Measure a distance with a path
  29. 29. Creating Together
  30. 30. Ruben Puentedura’s SAMR
  31. 31. Creating Together
  32. 32. http://www.chrisbabcockart.com/about-chris/
  33. 33. Think Geo-Spatially Your Task ….
  34. 34. Read Aloud - No Moon, No Milk by Chris Babcock
  35. 35. Where’s the Geography?
  36. 36. Wonderings  Why Venice Beach?  Can cows swim?  How big of a surfboard would be needed to hold up a cow?  Why is it called Venice Beach?  How is the sand so consistent tan coloured?
  37. 37. HTML Basics <p> <br> <b></b> <img src=“”>
  38. 38. Wonderings  Why is this crater filled with water?  How are craters formed?  How tall are the edges of the crater?  How deep is crater lake  If the lake is a consistent shape how much water can it hold?
  39. 39. Search Box Crater Lake National Park Drag to Places
  40. 40. HTML Basics <i></i> <a href=“”>Link</a <ul><li><li></ul> <ol><li><li></ol>
  41. 41. Setting View
  42. 42. http://geniushour.wikispaces.com/ #geniushour
  43. 43. HTML Next Steps <img src=“” width=“” align= “” alt =“” border = 1 > <a href=“”> <img src=“”> </a>
  44. 44. Wonderings  Who were the Rockettes  “It was intended to entertain and amuse, but also to elevate and inspire.” How could a building elevate and inspire?  Why does a Radio station need seats?  What is different between Satellite, Street View, and 3D Buildings(layer)?
  45. 45. Create a Path
  46. 46. Wonderings Questions you might consider about Martha’s travels in New York … If you were going to Central Park from Radio City Music Hall, how would you go there? What is special about Central Park? What methods of transportation are used in Central Park? How fast was Martha likely traveling? Do you have a ‘Central Park’?
  47. 47. Google Earth Pins
  48. 48. Wonderings What discussion starters might you ask of students going to the American Museum of Natural History? What websites or activities would you want students to explore at the AMNH
  49. 49. Recording a Tour
  50. 50. Network Layer  http://bit.ly/gltworkshop  Placemarks Tab - Enter your generic address
  51. 51. Network Layer  http://bit.ly/gltworkshop  Placemarks Tab - Enter your generic address
  52. 52. Network Layer
  53. 53. Creating your own Google Lit Trip Supported Creation
  54. 54. Create Four Placemarks Author Information Intro / Setting / Opening Scene Question or Tasks Narrated Video Tour Include: Images, Links, HTML formatting
  55. 55. Extensions Google Maps Embedding Maps
  56. 56. Company name As you are wrapping up
  57. 57. Coming Soon Tour Builder Literacy Locations
  58. 58. Seasons Birds Eye Perspective
  59. 59. Nisga’a Treaty
  60. 60. The Stories you Write - Class Hike
  61. 61. Identify Culturally significant
  62. 62. Shakespeare told us that "All the world is a stage…" and his plays were performed in a theatre called The Globe
  63. 63. Tell us what you think! There are two ways to provide feedback on this session: • ISTE 2014 mobile app • isteconference.org/feedback
  64. 64. Kevin Amboe Information and Media Literacy Coordinator kevinamboe@gmail.com Enhanced Engagement through Geography
  65. 65. Image ResourcesAmericas - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:America_blank_map.png Keynote Template - http://imaginelayout.com/keynote-template-998/ Africa / Europe - http://pixabay.com/en/world-map-asia-black-continents-153509/

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