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Let us help with your remote learning needs.

We are supporting educators and students with free access!


Access a Treasure of Knowledge from Home

Travel through interactive maps on virtual field trips.

Learn and discover using digital tools and resources.

Choose from thousands of maps, videos, games, and activities.

The team believes it is our duty to help students and those who support them at times like this, so we are offering free access to our digital learning platform, Maps101, to every district, school, teacher, and parent in the country.

As educators we know how hard this abrupt transition to distance learning has been for our schools and districts. All of us need to work together to make sure learning can continue in the face of this crisis, and we are committed to doing everything we can to help.

Give K-12 students the freedom to continue exploring their world – unlimited access to the Maps101 digital classroom through JUNE 30, 2020.


Maps101 is your go-to K-12 cross-curricula teaching resource.

Supports Social Studies, Science, ELA, and Spanish.

Use individually or as part of a class lesson plan.

Exploration of space field trip. is a web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules and over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline current event and animated maps.

Maps101 is currently used in over 3,000 K-12 schools in the U.S., including the Los Angeles Unified School District and Chicago Public School District.

Unlimited Access

Any single site subscriber or district subscriptions have unlimited access to thousands of:

  • Maps
  • Animations
  • Videos
  • Games
  • Topical Articles
  • Lesson Plans
  • Analyses
  • Activities


All of these resources can be printed, projected, and downloaded!

OVER 4,500:


Every student learns differently. Maps101 offers a variety of rich, engaging media for every learning style. From full text current affairs reports to audio podcasts, interactive maps, games, and videos from National Geographic, there are materials for every sense.



Maps101 saves teachers time by providing packaged lesson plans complete with support materials. In just a few clicks you can access a ready-to-go lesson plan that will engage your students and cover the basics.



With such an array of topics and media available, we want to ensure you get the most out of your school’s subscription. Maps101 offers support to teachers both in theory and practice. From introductory videos and live webinars to classroom activities and collections, we make sourcing teaching materials easier and quicker.



Studies show that teaching subjects in dual languages helps strengthen understanding in multiple domains simultaneously, and in just a fraction of the time spent learning the material. Maps101 offers an entire section of Spanish-language content dedicated to connect ALL of your students to the material you teach, so you don’t have to have two programs going on at once.

Most Frequently Used Content

Geography News Network:

Weekly articles covering current events, natural phenomena, culture, and history. These articles provide a powerful tool to develop critical-thinking skills and geographic literacy.

Esri GeoInquiries:

A great source of DBQ practice and lesson plans. Helps in developing mapping skills, critical-thinking skills, and technical proficiency.

Field Trip Library:

Makes learning fun. Through text, visuals, and a locator map, FTL gives students consistent, repeated exposure to location and helps to build background knowledge, develop visual literacy, and hone critical-thinking skills.


Help your students learn about important people in history, science, literature, arts, and sports. Provides extended-learning questions to reinforce comprehension, vocabulary, and critical-thinking skills.

Ready to find out for yourself what Maps101 can do for your district?


Phone: (800) 929-4627