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.

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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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