Hilltown Families


Make great use of Google maps function by building Google Lit Trips, which gives a whole new dimension to great literature simply by putting literary characters on the map. This free enhanced visual aid enhances literacy and mapping, and gives readers a sense of place. Many great reads are rooted in “journey” and Google Lit Trips grasps this opportunity and gives us another layer of learning.

Have you hear of YardMap? It’s a fun citizen scientist project that families can participate in, mapping their yards using Google maps and collecting data for the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Find out about this opportunity…