Category Archives: GoogleMaps

SHP Workshop

Mapping History: Using Google Maps to support historical enquiry Google Teacher Academy (already nearly a year ago) was an inspiring and full on-day, but the thing that stuck with me strongest was using Google Maps in the classroom. I’d been … Continue reading

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More work with GoogleMaps

I managed to get a block of two lessons in the ICT rooms with two of my year 8 classes before half term, which enabled me to do further work with GoogleMaps. I set up a blank map and asked … Continue reading

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Using Google Maps with a class

When I posted the link to the Google Map I made of the homesteaders’ journey west on Twitter, a few History teachers tweeted back something along the lines of, “Great – did the students collaborate?” to which the answer, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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This week’s wins #3

1. Creativity Learning Community Post-Ofsted, we are all part of different learning communities. I picked one on creativity. People think I’m already creative, but they don’t know about all those lessons involving a worksheet, a text book and 15 minutes … Continue reading

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