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GPS: The Newest Map Application

admin | April 25, 2011

Do you remember having to store a folded map in the glove compartment of every state that you’ve visited? Trying to get to those places required thoroughly scanning over the map, maybe even days before leaving, to be sure you knew the route you were going to travel. Most assuredly, anytime we get ready to [...]

Encouraging Children to Read Maps

admin | April 10, 2011

Maps are fun to learn, if you know how to make it into a game. Most children under the age of seven do not, particularly, understand why they need to know it, but they know they are being showed it. A good way to show a child and encourage them to read a map, is [...]