Aug 17

Crowd-sourced mapping the the classroom: crowdmap

Crowdmap is a new easy-to-access instance of the Ushahidi intelligent mapping software. It resides “in the cloud”: there is no software to install. Above is a screencast from an ambitious Spanish teacher in the Saint Louis area, sketching how the tool functions and how he might use it in the classroom–or rather how he expects his students to take the lead in finding applications for this tool. If you want a glimpse into the future of education, watch.