Finding Learning Opportunities with Geocaching

Session Description
Geocaching is an engaging activity that provides students with opportunties to follow precisely a multistep procedure for performing technical tasks. Join our geocaching adventure, and enhance the learning with podcasts and Google Maps to integrate quantitative information expressed in text with a version of that information expressed visually.
Session Objectives
The focus of this session will be to create a podcast and collaborative Google Map as classroom examples of learning activities.
Participants will become familiar with the features of:
  • Geocaching
  • Podcasting with Google Voice and Twisted Wave
  • Google Maps Placemarks
Session Technology Requirements
  • Google Account
  • Laptop Computer or Chromebook
  • iOS or Android Phone
What is Geocaching?

What is Podcasting?