Education and Tech Tools
28.5K views | +0 today
Follow
Education and Tech Tools
Tools, ideas, and research about e-learning and teaching
Curated by Becky Roehrs
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Becky Roehrs
Scoop.it!

New- Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free

New- Google Earth Pro Is Now Available for Free | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

January 31, 2015
In a surprising move, Google announced today that its popular service Google Earth Pro is now available for free for everyone. Google Earth Pro builds on the features of the standard Google Earth...

Becky Roehrs's insight:

Everything you can think of related to mapping are now available free.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Becky Roehrs
Scoop.it!

Looking For Real-World Math Problems? Try Google Earth!

Looking For Real-World Math Problems? Try Google Earth! | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Aiming to get kids to understand and solve real-world math problems, one teacher developed a tool that uses Google Earth.
Becky Roehrs's insight:

One lesson involves calculating distances between different points of the idtarod race with unexpected obstacles occurring that changes the speed of the race.

more...
Liz Rohme's curator insight, January 4, 2015 6:42 PM

real world problems using technology is engaging.

 

Be-Bound®'s curator insight, January 5, 2015 3:33 AM

Crafty, Clever and probably one of the best ways to integrate abstract math problems into real life issues. Once again, technology in the service of man the way we like it !