[talk-au] A possible way to promote OSM

b.schulz.10 at scu.edu.au b.schulz.10 at scu.edu.au
Thu Jul 9 08:26:08 BST 2009

I'm starting as a maths teacher next year and will certainly be mentioning it to the geography teachers in passing ;). The hard bit will be relating it to the syllabus so it's not a waste of time.

Obviously it would be an excellent exercise for geography students to do, but unless the syllabus allows for first hand cartography a teacher would really need to twist some arms to justify using class time for it.

If anybody's got ideas on how to incorporate it into a maths lesson I'm all ears too.


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From: John Smith <delta_foxtrot at yahoo.com>
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2009 2:46 pm
Subject: [talk-au] A possible way to promote OSM
To: talk-au at openstreetmap.org, talk at openstreetmap.org

> Tracing rivers and such on OSM gave me an idea for a possible 
> way to promote OSM, geography students.
> I mean what better way to teach kids about geography than doing 
> a little cartography :)
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