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Explore Real-World Locations of Modern and Classic Works of Fiction

Explore Real-World Locations of Modern and Classic Works of Fiction

Google Lit Trips

Free virtual sightseeing tours let kids explore literary settings

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Pros: Cool Google Earth-based tours let kids explore literature in the real world.

Cons: Using tours effectively takes some legwork and technical know-how; some of these user-generated tours are much richer than others.

Bottom Line: A good starting point for extending students' engagement with the classroom’s most-used literary texts.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

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