Putting Maps on your Site

Over the summer Google Maps added a feature that allows you to place markers and even draw lines and polygon shapes on a map. This can be handy for a number of reasons, but specifically for a school to create a map that shows school boundaries, or suggested safe walking and biking routes. Just recently Google added a
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Over the summer Google Maps added a feature that allows you to place markers and even draw lines and polygon shapes on a map. This can be handy for a number of reasons, but specifically for a school to create a map that shows school boundaries, or suggested safe walking and biking routes. Just recently Google added a tool that allows you embed yourmap on your school web page. This is another example of a powerful web toolthat can by utilized relatively easily by schools and school personnel.

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