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Activities,  June 23, 2009

Google Maps: A Tool for the Youth Media Field

"During the April bloom of 2007, Google introduced a refreshingly inventive new online social utility tool called Google My Map that, from my perspective, is a powerful addition to the youth media arsenal. The Google My Map (GMM) application allows users to add digital content (text, video, paths, shapes, photos) to a satellite-imaged map of Earth, creating a personalized and annotated mashup that can be shared online with anyone in the world. The tool is easily learned through Google’s own tutorials and beneath the surface lays an endless array of possibilities for youth media educators."

URL: http://www.youthmediareporter.org/2009/06/google_maps_a_tool_for_the_you.html
Posted by wrivenburgh on June 23, 2009 | Activities
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