1. Every year the National Steinbeck Center in Salinas, CA hosts middle schools students to a Young Authors Day of Writing.

    This video is intended to show the essence of a "Literary Locations and Events" Google Lit Trip. These special Google Lit Trips are designed to encourage teachers and students from around the world to get to know their local literary heritage and to develop Google Lit Trips projects that can be shared with their "global neighbors."

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  2. A video simulation of a "Place-Based Digital Storytelling in Google Earth" project.

    Imagine the surface of Google Earth sprinkled with stories of life changing personal experiences that took place in all of those places.

    Readers could virtually "be right there where the story took place" while enjoying the digital stories posted by teachers and students from around the world.

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  3. This video simulates the look and feel of a walking tour as it appears on an iPad. Though you do not actually see the iPad itself being tilted nor do you see the finger motions that cause the rotations and zooms, you can see the impact of those finger motions in the video as they appear when actually viewing the walking tour on iPads.

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  4. An interview with students, teachers, and principal regarding their experiences with Google Lit Trips and the study of THE CALL OF THE WILD.

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  5. This video was made by The Tech Museum of Innovation as a promotional video featuring my having been named a 2010 Laureate recipient of the Microsoft Education Award for Technology Benefitting Humanity.

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These videos provide overviews of the Google Lit Trips project itself. See short demos of what a typical Lit Trip looks and feels like; samples of various new directions the project is pursuing and what is being said about the project.

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