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9 Excellent Free Map Creation Tools for Teachers and Students

9 Excellent Free Map Creation Tools for Teachers and Students
1- Umapper UMapper is a great mapping tool for educators. It allows its users to create and manage interactive maps and geogames online. These maps can be shared with others or be embedded in blogs and websites 2- MapTiler This a tool that allows users to create overlay of standard maps like Google Maps, and Yahoo Maps and can also be visualized in 3D form. 3- Build A Map This is another cool tool for teachers to create maps. 4- World Map This one here is being developed by Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard University and allows users to easily build their own mapping portal and publish it to the world or to just a few collaborators. 5- Map Faire This is a cool tool for teachers to create awesome maps and share them with their students. 6- MapFab This is a Google Maps editor that offers you a clever way to easily create and share your Google Maps . 7- Target Map 8- Scribble Maps This tool allows users to easily draw on maps and then share them with friends and colleagues. 9- Animaps

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