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5 Free Map Creation Tools for Teachers to Try

The ability to create and customize maps has become an important digital skill not only for students taking geography courses but also  for everyone else engaged in any kind of learning. Students can use maps for a variety of purposes such as locating places, recording trips, making virtual trips, discovering information about other places and cultures, and  even for sharing information about certain localities.




Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has already reviewed some free map tools relevant for both students and teachers and today we are adding other awesome tools to that list. Check them out below and let us know about your suggestions.

Using the tools below you will be able to :

  • Customize maps online
  • Create your own maps
  • Share maps with others
  • Generate embeddable codes for maps your create
  • Draw a quick map






Map A List is a useful wizard for creating and managing customized Google maps of address lists. You can either be the only viewer of you maps or publish them to the world to see.



UMapper is a web tool that allows users to easily create, manage, distribute and monetize online maps.



3- iMapFlicker



iMapFlicker allows users to create custom Google Maps from your geotagged Flickr photos to embed in your website or blog, or for sending to Facebook, Twitter or your favourite website.


4- Travel Map Genrator


This is a Travel Map Generator that uses Google Charts API to highlight individual countries on a map.








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