Free Technology for Teachers: Maps, Games, and SumoBots

Good morning from Maine where it’s cold outside and quiet in my house. In other words, I’m up early before anyone else. It’s a perfect time to drink coffee (black, dark roast) and write.

This week some of computer science students worked on programming SumoBots to do battle. While SumoBot kits provide a lot of documentation and directions there is a still a lot for students to figure out on their own. It has been a fun challenge so far.

A couple of weeks ago a reader reached out to me asking if I had any plans for a webinar about Google Earth. So this week I hosted Google Earth & Maps – It’s More Than Social Studies. The recorded version of that webinar is now available here.

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. topoView – View and Download Thousands of Historical Maps
2. How to Create Vocabulary Games on Educandy
3. The Globe of Extremes – An Interactive Map
4. Slido – Create and Run Polls Within Your Google Slides
5. How to Add Folders to Wakelet Collections
6. Educandy – Quickly Create Educational Games from Word Lists
7. How to Share Videos Through OneDrive

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