Next week is Geography Awareness Week. It’s my favorite academically-themed week of the school year. Google Earth and Google Maps are two of my favorite tools for teaching a wide variety of geography lessons. If you’re looking for direction on how to use these tools, consider my Crash Course in Google Earth & Maps for Social Studies. For the rest of the month I’m offering it at 50% off!
A Crash Course in Google Earth & Maps for Social Studies will teach you everything you need to know to use these tools in your classroom. The course provides five lessons that you can use as is or modify for use in your classroom. Use the code GEOAWARENESS22 to get a 50% discount on your registration.
Enroll in the course this week (November 7-14) and I’ll also send you a free copy of Around the World With Google Earth!
In the course you can learn:
- How to create multimedia maps.
- The distinctions between versions of Google Earth and Google Maps
- How to map datasets.
- How to create custom image overlays in Google Earth.
- How to build and record virtual tours.
- How students can collaborate remotely on Google Earth projects.
- How to measure and draw in Google Earth.
- Multimedia mapping options for students who don’t have Google Accounts.
- The nuts and bolts of Google Earth and Maps.