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Create Interactive Book Studies with Google Maps

Session Description

Use Google Maps to create interactive author and book studies.  In this session you'll learn how to use to Google Maps to create interactive maps students can use to learn about authors and their books. Include in the maps images, YouTube videos, and links to websites. Add layers as different locations students access to learn more about the author or book. Finally, learn how to set default view for the map, share the map, embed it in your website, and export as KML to open Google Earth.

Strands: #intermediate, #geeky

Type of Session: General Session

Audience: #middle, #secondary, #university

Session Resources: https://goo.gl/YifOYY

Presenter: Scott Kinkoph

Position: Instructional Coach & Technology Integration

Organization: Brecksville-Broadview Heights Schools

Location: Brecksville-Broadview Heights, Ohio

Contact Email: kinkophs@bbhcsd.org

Website: http://scottkinkoph.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ScottKinkoph

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/scottkinkoph

Bio:

Scott is an instructional coach for grades K-12,  instructional technologist, and giver of blended learning and 1:1 PD for Brecksville-Broadview Heights City Schools. He blogs and publishes various resources at Creating Learners (scottkinkoph.com). He is active on Twitter (@scottkinkoph), LinkedIn, and Google +.  Scott teaches a graduate level class titled "The Digital Student" for the Communicate Institute that focuses on instructional shifts taking place in education today. Scott gave a 10X Thinking Keynote for the Google Chromebook Institute Great Lakes at North Canton High School in 2014. He shares his knowledge of instruction, technology, and the future of education at the local, state, and a national levels.