Engage your children at home with interactive maps

Mapping Hour

Engage your children at home with interactive maps

Try out Mapping Hour - access a collection of 20 free informal one hour instructional videos about interactive maps and GIS from 7 April 2020. These videos will show viewers what is possible with GIS and equip them to engage young minds eager for learning opportunities.

The videos will be released progressively at esriurl.com/mappinghour, 

The videos will be presented by Charlie Fitzpatrick, Tom Baker, Kylie Donia, and Joseph Kerski from the Esri's Education Industry team and will include: 

  • software tools, 
  • academic content, and
  • instructional strategies 

that help students from primary through to secondary school to learn how to spot patterns, illuminate relationships, and build captivating presentations. 

The videos will cover the following software:

  • ArcGIS Online, 
  • Survey123 for ArcGIS, 
  • ArcGIS Dashboards, 
  • ArcGIS Business Analyst Online, and 
  • ArcGIS StoryMaps

Resources utilised for the videos will be provided by Esri Training Services, Learn ArcGIS, and the Esri Schools teams.

Teachers can request an ArcGIS Online account for their school via gisinschools@eagle.co.nz #NZGISinSchools. Parents without access to ArcGIS Online can request a temporary login from Esri Schools program  (temporary access currently expires on 31 May 2020) with GIS

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