Maps International Launches Downloads Shop at the Education Show
03/03/2010 is excited to launch a new section of their website. The new Downloads Shop contains a range of digital resources that are cost effective, instantly accessible and usable in a range of ways. The new downloads are available to all users but specifically relevant to teachers. On the site there is the full range of Collins Education Downloads for their atlas series and exclusive to the UK Education market there is also an extensive range of satellite photo downloads from Planet Observer.

Online PR News – 03-March-2010 – – Collins School Atlases flipcharts combine the best aspects of traditional teaching and e-learning. The flipcharts run on interactive whiteboards using Promethean ActivStudio software. They are easy to use, visually stimulating and allow teachers and learners to further develop each topic using the inbuilt whiteboards tools. Quizzes incorporated into the charts, making use of Promethean voting pads, encourage students to enjoy learning and allow teachers to assess the progress of the whole class, individuals or groups. The downloadable flipcharts are available to accompany the Collins Primary World Atlas, Junior World Atlas and the School Atlas. The Collins Education atlas downloads are available on the website for £35.25 each.

The huge range of Satellite Photo’s from Planet Observer includes every continent, most countries and many cities. There are also many satellite photos of geographic features, such as the Nile Delta, Kalahari Desert, the Great Barrier Reef and many more. These are perfect for topic led classes. The satellite photo downloads are all available on the website for only £10.50 each.

All teachers can access the downloads through the website – They can be purchased online by credit card or schools can be invoiced. As soon as the download/s are ordered they will be available instantly for saving onto the teachers own computer or school network. Teachers also get 10% off their first order online.

David Stephens, Managing Director,, says, “as one of the UK’s premier map makers we are keen to encourage use of digital mapping resources in classrooms, not just in geography classes but other subjects too. The new downloads will give teachers instant access to many downloads suitable for a range of classes.” is the largest online resource for maps and guides. Its comprehensive range of around 40,000 products includes business mapping products and services, wall maps, travel maps and guides, gifts, activity maps and guides, educational products and much more. is a trading name of Lovell Johns Ltd, a leading cartographic and mapping solutions company