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Google Released A New Geography Based Game ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Released A New Geography Based Game ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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I finally got it to work on an iPad!

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Mission Map Quest - Create Your Own Geography Games

Mission Map Quest - Create Your Own Geography Games | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Haven't tried it yet, but Richard Byrne is usually right on target.

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Free, Open Source, Portable Atlas

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Not bad, but some of them are a little busy: i.e., the US map has the interstate system laid over a partially physical map.

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8 Must-Have Apps for Geography Class

8 Must-Have Apps for Geography Class | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
With these 8 must-have apps for geography, not only will students learn the capital of Burkina Faso (it’s Ouagadougou by the way), but they will learn a lot of geographical facts, as well as information that will help them navigate and better...
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Someone else's list of Geography apps.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Virtually Hike the Grand Canyon in Google Maps

Impressive --> Virtually Hike the Grand Canyon in Google Maps http://t.co/nstko2Pe #elemchat #edtech
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If Richard Byrne is talking about it, it's good stuff.

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Here's the USGS's Online Time Portal to Historical US Maps

Here's the USGS's Online Time Portal to Historical US Maps | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The USGS digitizes its collection of historic topological maps of the United States for your viewing pleasure.
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Two Handy Web Tools to Create and Draw on Maps

Two Handy Web Tools to Create and Draw on Maps | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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Cool!  I'm gonna use these!

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Virtual Field Trips with GeoGuessr

Virtual Field Trips with GeoGuessr | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Want to teach your class about different places on the globe and teach research and arguing skills?
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Top iPad Apps to Teach Kids US Geography | PadGadget

Top iPad Apps to Teach Kids US Geography | PadGadget | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
When you say “Bismarck” does your child know to parrot back “North Dakota” (like little Noah in the Simpson’s episode “Father Knows Worst“) or does he greet you with the same blank stare he usually reserves as a response when he is asked to clean...
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ESPN Map Madness

ESPN Map Madness | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A game for getting students excited about United States geography is the ESPN Map Madness app. Using clues like team logos and home courts, this app asks you to pinpoint on a map the location. Doesn't have the greatest ratings, though.
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