Colette Cassinelli's visionary use of information literacy and educational technology

Google Maps

Introduction to Google Earth

Introduction to Google Earth

What is Google Earth? Google Earth is a free, downloadable program that combines satellite images, maps, and terrain to create a 3D virtual model of the world. You can search for specific locations in Google Earth and create your own virtual tours.  Other options to […]

Tech Tip Tuesday:  Custom Google Maps

Tech Tip Tuesday: Custom Google Maps

Custom Google Maps are a fun and interesting way to get students involved in map reading, measuring distances, learning about historic places or connecting places and literature.  There are so many ways you could incorporate Google Maps into your subject area – either by using […]

Tech Tip Tuesday – Intro to Google Maps

Tech Tip Tuesday – Intro to Google Maps

Most folks today rely on Google Maps to look up locations and print out directions to where they are going but there is so much more to Google Maps and new features are constantly being added.  You don’t need to have a Google account to […]

Online Postcard Exchange using Google Maps

Online Postcard Exchange using Google Maps

Please join our K-12 Google online Postcard exchange project. This project was started this month by my school in Beaverton, Oregon. We invite you to participate in our collaborative Google Map project (see URL below). It is open to classrooms of ALL ages and any […]

Voicethread & Google Maps Postcard Exchange

Voicethread & Google Maps Postcard Exchange

I love Classroom 2.0 and the excitement that the teachers there bring to my network. I always read the posts about VoiceThread since I will be presenting a workshop on VoiceThread at the Innovative Learning Conference this Fall. I came across this Postcard exchange idea […]