My Maps Lesson Ideas
Google My Maps allows students to create using customized maps where they create the content. Students can they locate places around the globe and see them at street view. Students can drop markers onto the map and embed text, photos or YouTube videos into the markers. Create a route. Measure size and distance.
Contribute to My Maps Lessons
This collaborative spreadsheet was crowdsourced and lists some My Map lesson plan ideas. Add your own ideas for using MyMaps.
Review this sample map that Donnie Piercy helped contribute to.
Install the Android App
Ditch That Textbook
Matt Miller, author of “Ditch That Textbook” has a blog post on “20 ways Google MyMaps can enhance lessons in any class.”
Free Technology for Teachers
Richard Byrne has a post on “How to Use Google’s My Maps in Your Classroom.”
My lessons are going to undergo a massive change now that I know about My Maps & Treks. Thanks @EdTechSpec #gafesummit
— Stacie Ryan, Ed.D. (@SRyan3rdgrade) September 19, 2015
I LOVE My Maps! Perfect way to do some great cross-curricular lessons, activities, and projects! @StantonShelly @wysummit #wyoedchat
— Donnie Piercey (@mrpiercEy) May 11, 2015
Use My Maps to create lessons http://t.co/epwqNFMfzB RC
— GC IT Services (@2265) September 17, 2014
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