Put this one in the “fun” category. Students guess where in the world a Google Map image is from and get awarded points based on how close their guess was to the actual location. Using this as a whole class activity and asking probing questions about why students guessed one location over another could be a great use of this tool.
Randy Fairfield, MEd and MBA, is a teacher and consultant in the Richland School District in Eastern Washington. He is also a Google for Education Certified Trainer, Edmodo Certified Trainer and Hapara Champion Trainer and Consultant.
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