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Route 1: Getting Your Feet Wet

Click here to edit the Map below, and then press "Edit" and use the Placemarker to drop where you're originally from and tell us your name, school, position, how many years you've been in education, and where you're traveling for holiday break! You can:
  • Change the Icon
  • Embed text and media into the markers, including Text, Links to your Website, Images, A Video (use the embed code, or Other, such as a Google Doc, Form, or PresentationThink of the ways this can be used in your curriculum!

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Route 2: Diving in Deep!

Take a moment and check out the area map around your school. Think of a math concept your students could explore or practice, and drop a pin there as a prompt or a problem! Use the line and shading tool to make shapes, prompt for distances, you name it! Check out Tom Barrett's Paris Math Maps for inspiration.

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