Drop by every Friday to discover what wonderful website my classes and parents loved this week. I think you’ll find they’ll be a favorite of yours as they are of mine.
3rd grade and up, as well as teachers, homeschoolers
Geography, science, cartography
If you’re a Google Earth/Google Maps fan–as I am–you probably haven’t kept up with what Bing Maps is doing over there, in the competitor’s home. I came across this video on TED and was blown away. Blaise Agüera y Arcas is the architect of Bing Maps at Microsoft, building augmented reality into searchable maps.
I could explain that, but a four-dimensional picture is so much better. Watch Blaise Aguera as he shows it to the TED audience:
Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.