Making Classroom Displays With ‘Photo Mapo’ App

cSAYzO-c_400x400This is the time of the year when teachers begin to think about getting their classroom ready for the new term. Here is a useful app that I have discovered that might be helpful with class displays – as well as be a new tool to use with students in lessons.

It is called ‘Photo Mapo’, and is free to use. All you have to do is select a photograph, and the app will tag it to a variety of maps and add location information such as latitude and longitude. You can add a brief descriptive note, and there are a number of different templates to choose from to help you make an interesting display.

Here are a few examples:

Wookey Hole - a series of limestone caverns on the southern edge of the Mendip Hills near Wells in Somerset. The River Axe flows through the cave.

Sugar Loaf Mountain - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). Nervy cable car ride to the top, but wonderful views of the city.

Gulfoss - dramatic two-tiered waterfall in south Iceland. One of the classic sites that makes up the popular 'Golden Circle' tourist route.


About devongeography

Head of Geography and Assistant Vice Principal at South Molton Community College, North Devon. Exeter Chiefs supporter!
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One Response to Making Classroom Displays With ‘Photo Mapo’ App

  1. Stephen Schwab says:

    Timely useful blog. Well done.

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