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Vate09 V 2003

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  • 1. In the olden days: (2005) VATE State Conference 2009 Google Maps for the English Classroom
  • 2.
    • Some ideas of how you might use Google Maps in your classroom:
    • Author biographies
    • Narrative Development / recall (earlier years)
    • Mapping of an “issue”: presentation alternative to PowerPoint
    • Mapping of genres – cultural perspective.
  • 3.
    • Skills demonstrated:
    • Writing
    • Geospatial
    • Analysis: in text boxes
    • Historical: timelines
    • Research: critically evaluating material for inclusion
    • ICT: for presentation, understanding, analysis.
  • 4.  
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  • 6. Sign up for a Google Account
  • 7. View the test map www.bit.ly/vate09
  • 8. Save map to “my maps”
  • 9. Add a placemark to the map
  • 10. Add information to the placemark Click “Rich Text” if you want full editing toolbar
  • 11. Add a picture to the placemark
    • Find and select your picture. You need the image LOCATION
    • Find picture
    • Right click
    • Select “Copy image location”
  • 12. Add a picture to the placemark Click on the image icon
  • 13. Add a picture to the placemark Paste in the image location. Right click and select ‘Paste’
  • 14. Once you have clicked “done”, your image will appear like this. Use this information to see by whom and when the information has been created.
  • 15. Share the map Copy this link and share with your group. Use an url shortening service like bit.ly to make the link shorter
  • 16. Any questions? Annabel Astbury [email_address] Skype: annabel_astbury