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Using Scoilnet Maps

Video Overview

A geography teacher in St. Peter’s College Wexford explains how she uses Scoilnet Maps to teach geography classes. She describes how it can be used to explore and examine maps of local areas and the different features available.


A geography teacher discusses how Scoilnet Maps can be used in class to study local areas and demonstrate different geographical characteristics.

She describes how she uses it to bring the local area to life in the classroom through Scoilnet Maps features and widgets such as drawing, area measurement, swipe, spotlight, grid references, toggling map types (aerial photo, discovery, historic).

She also describes how Scoilnet Maps can be used to demonstrate elevation profiles by studying the height differences on the map and graph.

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Digital Learning Framework

This video supports the following statements of the Digital Learning Framework (DLF):

Teaching & Learning (1 Learner Outcomes)

  • 1.1 Statement: Students use appropriate digital technologies to foster active, creative and critical engagement in attaining challenging learning outcomes.

Teaching & Learning (2. Learner Experiences)

  • 2.1 Statement: Students engage purposefully in meaningful learning activities.

Visit DL Planning to explore what other areas of the DLF are supported in this video, and to help you to plan for digital learning in your class.

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