Monday, March 4, 2013

Map Tales

Map Tales is a really cool site for creating digital stories. Think Storybird with a geography twist instead of art. Basically, someone can create a story using actual geographical points of location. Each of these points can be edited and modified by the author. Look at this example student presentation on The Odyssey by Homer.

I know many of you reading are elementary teachers, but you can definitely modify this to fit a more age-appropriate story!

How much cooler would a student book report or presentation be using this instead of boring old PowerPoint? I think the answer is obvious :)

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