Project Instructions and Video Links


Video and audio directions to edit the RCAN Stories wiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5E502AOcM2U

Video and sample images as examples for student collaborations for stories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuBub5cbH2Q

Video demonstration for adding images to the RCAN Stories wiki: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOAP3hyLU_g

Video demonstration to explore the Google Map with your students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8yXF6YucF1M (The demonstration video is from the 2016 Christmas Card Exchange. I will create a separate video for the 2017 RCAN Stories Project shortly.)

Video directions to edit a Google Map: https://youtu.be/J-7TxIDIZv4?t=1m5s (The demonstration video is from the 2016 Christmas Card Exchange. I will create a separate video for the 2017 RCAN Stories Project shortly.)

How to Add a Map Pin


As a class, discuss Google Maps and the ability to add a place marker to a shared map. As a class the teacher or a student can add the pin to the map following the directions below.

Follow the directions below or view this YouTube video. It will be updated, specifically, with the RCAN Stories map shortly.
  1. Go to the RCAN Stories Google Map
  2. Click the blue Sign in button on the upper right side of the screen if you are not already signed on to a Google account.
  3. Click the Edit link on the left side of the screen.
  4. Click the Add marker icon AddMarker.PNG
  5. Type the school address in the search box.
  6. Click the + Add to map link.
  7. Click the Edit pencil icon EditPencil.PNG
  8. Change the street address to the name of the school (with proper capitalization and punctuation) then click the blue Save button.
  9. If you need to remove the marker, click the Delete feature garbage can DeleteGarbage.PNG