Sure you can find your house on Google Maps, but did you know there are lots of great ways to use Google Maps for instructional purposes? If you have ever been curious about how you can use Google Maps in your classroom, you should join one of two webinars being hosted by Google next week. On Tuesday and Wednesday Google Trainer and educator Trent Maverick will be leading a webinar on using Google Maps for research.
Here’s Google’s description of the session:
You know you can use Google Maps to zero in on your destination. But did you know that you can search by latitude and longitude, recreate the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and use Street View to take a walk through Times Square? In this webinar, we’ll cover the basics of Google Maps, from finding a place to finding your way. We’ll also discuss cool tricks and little-known features that will have you creating and editing maps of your own!