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Using Google EarthTM: Bring the World into Your Classroom Levels 6-8

ISBN: 9781425808266
JoBea Holt

Jumpstart your students' global adventure that starts in their own neighborhoods. Using Google Earth: Bring the World into Your Classroom is an easy-to-implement, easy-to-facilitate teacher resource that helps integrate technology into socials studies, science, mathematics, and English language arts in a creative way. Students in grades 6-8 will create their own .kmz folders and fill them with locations that connect their own lives and to important locations and events around the world in order to build cross-curricular connections. Supporting core concepts of STEM instruction, this resource provides differentiated lessons for various learning styles, leveled activities, suggestions for flexible groupings, and is correlated to College and Career Readiness standards.

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Customer reviews:
By Tara B., June 19, 2018
5 out of 5 stars
This book is amazing! No matter what content area you teach, this book is for you! It comes in 3 versions, depending on your grade level, so make sure to get the best one for your students. The print book also comes with a CD, which is nice. Reading this is basically like taking an online course..this book includes everything you need - instructions for the teacher, how-to guides, fun facts, tips, glossary of terms, diagrams, screenshots, answer keys, recommended literature, and pre-made lessons for all content areas, complete with extension activities!! I could go on and on! This book is jam-packed with resources; in no time at all your students will become world explorers, all from the comfort of your classroom. The possibilities are endless, and I highly recommend this book! Bon Voyage!
By Peggy K., Jan. 30, 2018
5 out of 5 stars
I really enjoy this book. I like that it covers a variety of content areas and can be used with multiple grade levels. The bonus is that I don't have to create the activities on my own and my students are getting to know how to use Google Earth in a fun and engaging way. The lessons provide meaningful ways to integrate technology while teaching students about our world.
By Christine H., March 10, 2017
5 out of 5 stars
Awesome book! I'd been looking for something like this and the price was reasonable, and it's a one-time purchase instead of a subscription. Thank you!