Book Title: Using Google Earth™: Bring the World into Your Classroom Levels 6-8
Publisher: Shell Education
Author: JoBea Holt
Jumpstart your students’ global adventure that starts in their own neighborhoods. Using Google Earth: Bring the World into Your Classroom is an easy-to-implement, easy-to-facilitate teacher resource that helps integrate technology into socials studies, science, mathematics, and English language arts in a creative way. Students in grades 6–8 will create their own .kmz folders and fill them with locations that connect their own lives and to important locations and events around the world in order to build cross-curricular connections. Supporting core concepts of STEM instruction, this resource provides differentiated lessons for various learning styles, leveled activities, suggestions for flexible groupings, and is correlated to College and Career Readiness standards.About Shell Education
Rachelle Cracchiolo started the company with a friend and fellow teacher. Both were eager to share their ideas and passion for education with other classroom leaders. What began as a hobby, selling lesson plans to local stores, became a part-time job after a full day of teaching, and eventually blossomed into Teacher Created Materials. The story continued in 2004 with the launch of Shell Education and the introduction of professional resources and classroom application books designed to support Teacher Created Materials curriculum resources. Today, Teacher Created Materials and Shell Education are two of the most recognized names in educational publishing around the world.