In this week’s episode, Snapshots profiles a new program created by social studies supervisor Cathy Hix that links history, literacy and technology. “Lit Tri...
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10 December 2014
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Though many people use the term "Google Lit Trips" not realizing that the term is actually the fictitious business name for GLT Global ED an educational nonprofit, I've always been flattered by those educators who incorporate the concept in their classroom practice.
This is one of the best articulations of the Google Lit Trips concepts I've found on the web.
The educators behind the video have really nailed some of the most important elements of the pedagogical vision behind the Lit Trips project. And, the students clearly represent some of the most desired outcomes targeted by the Google Lit Trip vision.
I was particularly excited to see that they have used the basic pedagogical foundations to engage students, not only in exploring the journeys of characters from literature they are reading, but also to explore the value of telling their own journey stories.
Many thanks to educators such as Cathy Hix, Emily Halley and Tony Philippon for their wonderful articulations of the unique qualities that help Google Lit Trips "go beyond" more traditional literacy resources.
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