Google My Maps


What is it?

Google My Maps is a service launched by Google that enables users to create custom maps for personal use or sharing. Users can add points, lines, and shapes on top of Google Maps, using a WYSIWYG editor.1

How to use it?

Educational purposes

Create interactive, data visualisations on a map. This tool allows you to track real data, and map it to any location in the globe.

Cognitive processes you could target with this tool

Recall, integration, organisation, elaboration, encoding, planning, attending, comprehension, processing, meta memory and monitoring.

Get started

You will need to have a Gmail account to be able to use this service.  If you already have one, you can use it for free by clicking here.


  1. Taken from on 22 February, 2017.