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10 Ways to Use Google My Maps in the Classroom!

This post first appeared on edtechteacher.orgGoogle My Maps offers teachers and students across disciplines an ability to bring map-making into the classroom. For an in-depth look at how to create a Google My Map, please check out my previous post: Bring Map Making to Any Classroom using Google My Maps. If you are ready to discover how maps can assist in expanding learning for your students, then read on! 1) Teachers can expand a map activity outside their classroom walls.My Maps allows users to import data into a map from a Google Sheet, KML file, or CSV file. Teachers can use a Google Form to collect data and then import the Form’s data into a new My Map. Teachers and students can share their form via social media and ask for information from people anywhere in the world!ExamplePresentation Attendee Locations – In this example, I have imported data from a Google Form I shared out during a conference presentation. 2) Students can create a worldwide weather map to show earth’s weather p…

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