59 – Google Maps

DOWN 22 places in 2021

Google Maps are searchable and zoomable maps of the world.  You can find businesses, get directions, and even embed maps in your website.

Website: maps.google.com
Cost: Free.
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2021 sub-lists

Top 150 Tools for
Personal Learning: 31
Top 150 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 91
Top 150 Tools for
Education: 35

Overall rankings in the previous 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 37 2019: 77 2018: 66 2017: 45 2016: 49 2015: 66 2014: 44
2013: 70 2012: 38 2011: 38 2010: 58 2009: 67 2008: 34 2007: 36

Comments on Google Maps in 2021

“Easy to use. Reliable. Legible.” Christine Semard, Distance Learning Specialist, Canada

Previous comments

“Without it, I could never find my way.” Kirsten, Dutch Language Teacher, Netherlands, 2020

“for geography lovers” Gilbert Faure, Professor, France, 2020

“Easy and accurate” Project Manager, USA, 2020

“I like to wander around cities that I visit, but Google Maps makes sure I can get back home” Teacher, 2020

“Indispensable. I use it every day” Director, UK, 2020

Quick Guide to Google Maps 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Google Maps for teaching, training, learning and development.

Access to the Quick Guides is currently only for registered users. Registration will open up again shortly.