Friday, September 19, 2014
Go Global: Choose 2 Matter
This online platform allows students to create, connect and share their thoughts, ideas, social interactions, friendships and interests with the world. Teachers joining the community can create a “classroom” space in which teachers and students can share with one another, and with the world, classroom content and student work. Click link: www.choose2matter.org
The above ideas were published on www.teachthought.com, on September 6, 2014, by Terry Heick.
Google Earth Educator's Page
Google Earth continues to mesmerize young people with its ability to put the world's geographic information at their fingertips. Educators around the globe have created engaging classroom activities that go beyond geography to teach literature, history, math, environmental science, and more.
The Google Earth for Educators Community provides all of the tips and tricks for using Google Earth as a teaching tool. On this site, you can view lesson plans for a variety of grade levels and subjects, discuss Google Earth teaching tactics with fellow educators, see student-created work, and read how other teachers are using Google Earth in the classroom. Click: http://www.google.ca/earth/educators/