In The Press: Peer Assessing With UMapper

Kenny O’Donnell from the Odblog posted an interesting article, Peer Assessing With UMapper? In his post, Kenny talks about using GeoDart games to asses the geography knowledge of his students. Here is a quick exerpt:

Looking at one or two of the examples [here and here], it strikes me that this would be a great way to use peer assessment, perhaps through a closed system such as edmodo.

Read the entire article.

GeoDart in the Blogs

Our GeoDart game received a very warm welcome and got quite a bit of exposure over the past few weeks. Here is the list of awesome bloggers and online publications who helped to spread the word. Thanks!

  • In the Press

    UMapper Flu maps have been generating quite a bit of press coverage lately. We’ve compiled a list of resources that wrote about UMapper just in the past week. Thanks to everyone for spreading the word!

    If your website didn’t make it onto this list, please send us a link and we will gladly add it.

    UMapper Reviewed by Schieffer School of Journalism Blog

    Lately, UMapper maps have been used to illustrate quite a few news stories on personal blogs and big media properties. We are glad to see UMapper making it onto mainstream online journalism sites, and we are particularly excited to see UMapper reviewed on Schieffer School of Journalism Blog.

    UMapper is one of the easiest to use mapping tools out there, but it also offers some pretty powerful features. —Schieffer School of Journalism Blog

    The full article is available here.

    UMapper on The Next Web

    The Next Web Logo UMapper WordPress plugin got a great review on the The Next Web blog. You can read the whole article here, but below is a quick snippet:

    UMapper is certainly a stand out plugin to aid your visitors with appropriate directions on the custom map based on your subject of interest, making your blog posts more lively and interactive.

    If your WordPress blog does not have a UMapper plugin you can get one here.