I'm playing around with the idea of using some interactive maps and data
for part of a Social Studies unit, there are lots of great current
event maps and data out there at places like http://www.mint.com
(who just came out with a great interactive map of unemployment in the US) and even the
Huffington post does some data visualization stuff. I was just wondering
if anybody else had done something like this with technology, how it went and if you have any better, more focused sites to recommend.
I also ran across this site while I was looking for stuff: http://www.onlineschooling.net
-- doesn't seem to have anything interactive, but there are definitely a
lot of great educational posters and visualized data over there.