Study Maps,Geography and More With This Virtual-to-Real World Treasure Hunt

6/2/2017 5:47:00 AM

App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

Title: Geocaching
Summary: Leave and locate hidden packages in a real-world treasure hunt

Pros: The virtual-to-real-world treasure hunts provide a fun activity that can, with guidance, teach kids about math, geography, and other subjects.
Cons: There’s no guarantee the geocaches that other users place will contain appropriate content.
Bottom Line: Kids learn problem-solving, teamwork, and mapping skills, but the site doesn’t provide instruction or explanations for most of those topics; educators will have to fill in the gaps.

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By Common Sense Education

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