20 Ideas: Using Google Earth to develop spatial/locational awareness (Via mrbelshaw.co.uk/teaching.) Here is another entry for my new “Google in Education” category. Mr. Belshaw put together a great post on using Google Earth in the classroom. He starts with this introduction:
Developing a sense of place isn’t just something which should be left to the Geography department; it’s important to make things ‘come alive’ for students by coming at it from different angles, so to speak. Here’s a brief guide to get you going using GE…
He also links to a site that was new to me, GELessons.com:
A Free Public Resource – Providing Teachers with the tools needed to enhance their instruction using Google Earth®, the free program that brings the world to the classroom! A Website By and For Teachers.