Create Learning Adventures With the Power of Google Maps

Cool tool uses maps to create fun projects
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Cool tool uses maps to create fun projects

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: Google Treks
Summary: Cool tool uses maps to create fun projects, could use some updating

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Pros: Gives teachers and kids a free and easy-to-use way to collect multimedia Web resources for a project or an entire unit.
Cons: Treks are of varying quality and lack a consistent set of features; the tutorial seems out of date.
Bottom Line:The site offers a good variety of subjects and grade levels, but project quality across the site could use more consistency.

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By Common Sense Education

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