Great Plains Summit: July 16th to 17th, 2020

Telling Students' Stories through Google Earth

Session Description

Want to see what else your students can do with Google Earth OTHER than finding their house in Street View?
The world of Google Geo (Maps, My Maps, Earth) has some powerful teaching and instructional tools built right in... for free! New features are being added everyday, so come listen to Google Certified Innovator and Trainer Donnie Piercey as he shares ""what's new"" in the world of Google Earth in Edu -- including some fun cross-curricular lessons and activities that you can start implementing in your classroom right away!


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Session Presenter

Donnie Piercey
Fifth Grade Teacher
Fayette County Schools

Donnie Piercey works in a hybrid role as a fifth grade teacher and district technology integration specialist for Eminence Independent Schools in Kentucky. He is always trying to find new and innovative ways to incorporate technology across the curriculum in order to increase student learning and engagement. You can always check and see what his students are up to by visiting his classroom website, Donnie has run a 1:1 iPad, Chromebook, and Macbook classroom over the course of his twelve year teaching career. Donnie received a B.A. in Theology from Asbury University and got his Masters in Education from Auburn University (Montgomery). Donnie is also a Google for Education Certified Innovator, a Google for Education Certified Trainer, and the lead for the Google Earth Education Advisory Board (GEEAB) in North America. He currently lives in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife and two children.