Google Geo Tools: Fostering Global Awareness through Content Areas (No Cost for TMI PLC Members)

Google Geo Tools: Fostering Global Awareness through Content Areas

Fostering empathy and global awareness among learners is a critical responsibility of today's educators.  By harnessing the power of Google’s Geo Tools, educators can engage students with authentic learning experiences to develop global awareness.   This hands on learning experience will guide K-8 educators through the FREE Google Geo Tools to learn strategies for implementing them across content areas while fostering empathy and global awareness. Activities will be shared for various Google Geo Tools, including, but not limited to, Google Earth, My Maps, and Tour Builder. Participants will walk away with implementation strategies, example activities, and a proficient understanding of how Google Geo Tools can be leveraged to foster empathy and global awareness.

Audience: Grades K-8 Teachers, Coaches, Teacher Leaders, Administrators; 
Instructor: Mrs. Christine Lion-Bailey; TMI Education Lead Technology Integration Consultant/Specialist and RCNJ Adjunct Professor 
Location: Ramapo College of NJ; Trustees Pavilion - Room 3

Payment Methods and Cancellation/Refund Policy: Payment can be made by purchase order (PO) or check. Please mail all correspondence, including purchase orders, checks and agreements to TMI Education at PO Box 922, Madison, NJ 07940. If you are unable to attend a program for which you have registered, email TMI Education at [email protected] or call seven (7) days prior to the program to request a refund. No refunds will be granted unless notification is provided within this time frame. TMI Education reserves the right to cancel events for any reason, including inclement weather and instructor illness. If TMI Education makes the decision to cancel a workshop, we will use the EMAIL contact information you have provided to us to inform you. In addition, we will post the announcement of cancellation on the respective TMI Education website workshop page. If TMI Education cancels, participants will be provided a choice of:

  • a full refund;
  • transfer to another, upcoming workshop date and location (space permitting); or
  • credit toward a future workshop. (Please note that all credits expire one (1) year from the date that they are issued.)
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 09:00 to 14:00
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Event Location: 
Ramapo College of NJ - Mahwah, NJ
Event Category: 
K-12 General