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"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." — Mark Twain

Welcome to Google Lit Trips!

What is a Google Lit Trip?

Lit Trips are downloadable files that mark the journeys of characters from famous literature on the surface of Google Earth. Along the way, placemarks with pop-up windows contain "just in time" resources including relevant media, thought-provoking discussion starters, and links to supplementary information about "real world" references in that portion of the story. Our focus is on creating engaging and relevant literary experiences for students.

Watch the video on the left for a simulation of the experience.

Upcoming Presentations

Google Lit Trips founder Jerome Burg will be presenting "Google Lit Trips Meets the new Google Earth for Web"
at the following conferences:

ETC! 2018: Teach Learn Repeat
February 23-24, 2018
CSU Stanislaus,Turlock, CA

Silicon Valley CUE Teach Through Technology
March 3, 2018
Union Middle School, San Jose CA

Students as Explorers: Using Google Earth with Literature

Global Learning Image   Education Week's Article on Global Learning by guest blogger Jerome Burg

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Providing educational resources in the United States, Canada, Australia, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, Portugal, and globally.