What We Can Learn During Geography Awareness Week

Building a robust and useful understanding of the world around us involves understanding people, both as individuals and as groups, topics we uncover through social […]

Teaching at Every Level with Data-Rich Digital Maps

If you’ve read my previous posts here on TechNotes, you may be able to guess that I’m a big fan of maps. Not only is […]

David Kelly’s Curated L&D Content for the Week of 6/29/20

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, this week’s resources continue to have the dual focus of providing resources that can help us navigate this […]

#549 Create an interactive world map with Padlet

Padlet is a firm favourite at 1minuteCPD HQ. Padlet is constantly reinventing itself and introducing new features. I discovered the Map wall the other day […]

Building A Cohesive Community — Where Educators Become Neighbors

Source: Michael Maslin, The New Yorker; Condi Nast; Art.com (for sale) One of our favorite New Yorker cartoons by Michael Maslin depicts a woman at […]

Visualizing The Complexities Of Time and Place

Source: ASIDE 2019 Mapping challenges learners to think, develop literacy skills, and understand the complexity of global issues, design, and data. There is a direct […]

Bringing Geography to Life with Interactive Maps

Geography plays a crucial role in connecting the social studies disciplines, giving students a concrete understanding of how people move and interact, how the landscape […]

Using Google Earth to Follow the Trail of Lewis and Clark

May 14th marks the 215th anniversary of the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The Corps of Discovery, as the group was known, set […]

60 ideas for using Google MyMaps in any content area

Maps are a great way to hook your students. Creating customizable maps that allow you to track places that are relevant to your topic is […]

What I’ve learned from my kids: Motivation

A while ago I started writing about things I’ve started to learn from watching my kids grow and how they see things. I’ve started to […]

Technology making a Difference: ESRI Conferences

Watch this video and see how students were able to take mapping software and date to make a...

Take a Dive with Google Underwater Street View

Exploring the deep underwater confines of the world's oceans used to be a place reserved for the elite few; however, Google Underwater Street View opens […]

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