10 Excellent Lessons from Google to Help Students Better Use Google Maps in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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This is great, except it seems to be missing the gamification element. Why not make it fun and add gamification into each element. Provide points or badges or some form of recognition. It doesn’t have to get people to compete with each other, it could be a simple as to get children to go that little step farther, going from achieved to overachieve. This will get them thinking far more about what you can do with maps.

In fact, don’t just think about children. We all work with maps and most people don’t know how to do something as simple as creating a map to share with our friends, maybe how to get to a holiday home, to a special event like a wedding or birthday lunch, or to your office, or more exciting things like recommendations of places to visit that you know about.

For families, business, community groups, special interests, bloggers, teachers, journalists, there is value, knowledge and fun in maps and Google makes it so easy. Give it a go yourself?

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About Luigi Cappel

Writer for hire, marketing consultant specialising in Location Based Services. Futurist and Public Speaker Auckland, New Zealand
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2 Responses to 10 Excellent Lessons from Google to Help Students Better Use Google Maps in Their Learning ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

  1. Chris says:

    More great observations as always. Thanks Luigi.

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