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Bringing the wonders and wisdom of literary reading to 21st century learners around the world.
The Google Lit Trips is an internationally recognized nonproft bringing the power of online mapping tools to the study of literacy and literature commonly taught in kindergarten through graduate school educational environments. Google Lit Trips 3-Dimensionalize the reading experience as students become virtual traveling companions.
The Google LIt Trips resources have been distributed without cost to over 2.7 million teachers, parents, and students in over 140 countries via the internet.
The Google the Lit Trips project has been described as "one of the most exemplary technology integration sites on the educational world wide web." (Hall Davidson, Director, Discovery Learning Network).
Among our international awards are the 2007 LeRoy Finkel Fellowship presented by the Computer Using Educators, Inc., the 2008 Goldman Sachs Foundation Prize for Excellence in International Education and the 2010 Laureate Tech Awards ʼ Microsoft Education Award for Technology Benefiting Humanity.
The project has also been recognized in print and online by such distinguished organizations as The American Library Association, The School Library Journal, the National Council for Teachers of English, The International Society for Technology in Education, The National Steinbeck Center, Public Radio International ʼ s "The World: Technology Podcast, The George Lucas Foundation ʼ s "edutopia: What works in education," Open Culture "The best free cultural & educational media on the web," among others.
Visit us at GoogleLitTrips.org