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Creating Digital Field Trips with Maps Engine Lite

Session Description

Go 0-60 mph with the new Google Maps Engine Lite. We’ll highlight some of the new features in this total rebuild of Google Maps and explore classroom applications, complete with live demonstrations and hands-on activities. Learn how to customize and edit your own maps by creating placemarks and importing data to create rich multi-layered maps faster than ever before. The Earth is interdisciplinary, come find out how you can integrate these tools in your classroom.

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Benjamin Friesen
Digital Content Specialist
Hopkins Public Schools | Flipped Education

Ben taught junior high science for 7 years and is now a Digital Content Specialist in the Hopkins Public Schools in Minnesota. He is Google Certified Teacher, an authorized Google Education Trainer and serves on the Google Geo Teachers Advisory Board. He enjoys traveling and sharing his passion for connecting students to the world. Ben is the Director of Professional Development - iOS Summits for the EdTechTeam.