Scoilnet Maps

As I settled into completing my plans for SESE for 2014 the gale force winds and rain hammered the windows of the house. The rain and the flooding got me to thinking of the floods surrounding our school in Harolds Cross, Dublin in 2011. I was wondering how I would acquire enough maps for the 29 sixth class pupils in my class. It was then that I came across Scoilnet…

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A useful free classroom tool: Scribble maps

​ Many teachers are already using Google maps to enhance their teaching and students learning in the primary classroom. Scribble maps is a very useful online tool that allows teachers to bring Google maps a step further in their classroom. http://www.scribblemaps.com/ What is it? Scribble maps allows you to edit and customise your own Google maps. Teachers and pupils can use the tool to draw on or label any map…

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A useful free classroom tool: Scribble maps

​ Many teachers are already using Google maps to enhance their teaching and students learning in the primary classroom. Scribble maps is a very useful online tool that allows teachers to bring Google maps a step further in their classroom. http://www.scribblemaps.com/ What is it? Scribble maps allows you to edit and customise your own Google maps. Teachers and pupils can use the tool to draw on or label any map…

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Interacting with Maps

now many options for using online maps in the classroom.  The most useful online maps are: maps.live.com maps.google.com earth.google.com maps.yahoo.com Each have their own good and weak points.  Added to these, there is a growing range of tools which you can use to add to your online map use. You can annotate Google Maps with QuikMaps www.quikmaps.com. This allows you to add icons, text, lines and scribbles to the Google…

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