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Google Expeditions

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Google Expeditions provides opportunities to explore the world from the comfort of your classroom. Teachers send students on virtual journeys to locations, transforming the classroom to a global learning environment and breaking down the four walls of the classroom.


Before getting started, teachers can search locations provided by Google Expeditions and find experiences that will amplify learning based on skills covered in class. As the journey begins, teachers facilitate the tour from the leader device as the students follow the leader. Google Expeditions provides information as well as questions to encourage engagement and deeper learning.
Students are no longer confined to the classroom and using Virtual Reality, can experience many things: Visit a college or university Explore a volcano Dive deep in the ocean to observe plant and animal life View locations that replicate living from long ago Travel to Mars Fly through space
Students now have the ability to explore locations and broaden t…

Hour of Code is Coming - December 5-10

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GCISD K-8th grade teachers are invited to participate in Hour of Code during the week of December 5-10, 2016.
Check out this video to learn more about Hour of Code. 

Teachers will choose from a variety of resourc