BE SURE YOU ARE LOGGED IN TO THE CORRECT G-MAIL ACCOUNT! School or Personal?!
Great for personal use
You can create a list in maps. Much like you would for a list of favorite restaurants. Go to maps. Click on ETC. (3 dots or bars). Click on "Your Places." Click the blue link for "+New List". Give it a name and use the "+Add A Place" button. Pretty easy and straight forward. But not very detailed.
Restaurants, Cool stores, Friends houses, Those places you want to go to sometime...
BETTER - easy enough for one person to add places.
You can also create your own map (not just a list on a map) by adding places and layers! think Places I HAVE visited, and places I WANT to visit. Each a layer.
Create the map, search for a place. Add to map. Click the icons at the bottom to add "Content" or a description. Level up and click the ETC dots and open the data table to add more.
BEST - for student input and an assignment!
Manage your maps
What are some ideas for students work? (Always the 5 W's)
- Places a character in a book visited and what they did there.
- Specific war battles
- Art collections and the museums they are in.
- Favorite or best sport teams..
- Famous Scientist/Mathematician hometowns
- The travels of an explorer.
- let your imagine go!
I keep thinking of it as a form for students to fill out with the data you want and YOU create the map. BUT students could do this on their own too. I WOULD BE MORE THAN HAPPY to show them how.