Free online mapping tools and activities for your school through
Map in Learning (MiL) Program!
Map in Learning (MiL) Program, organized by Esri China (HK) and Hong Kong Education City (HKEdCity) with the support from the Education Bureau (EDB), the HKSAR Government, aims to develop, promote and sustain an excellent eLearning environment and resources in education for our next generations. The vision of MiL Program is to engage schools widely adopting GIS innovative solution and software in their extra-curriculum activities for student’s learning.
Under the MiL Program, Esri China (HK) provides free subscription of ArcGIS Online School Account, valued at HK$56 Million, to all primary and secondary schools in Hong Kong and Macao in 2015. In addition, various technical support services, teacher training workshop and online e-learning resources are also provided on complimentary basis.
MiL Program not only encourages students to understand the world and their own community by easily making web maps and analyzing data online, but also assists teachers in creating suitable learning contexts for particular educational purposes for students. Thus, ArcGIS Online, a cloud-based web mapping platform, helps students to develop the life-long learning capabilities and problem solving skills that are needed in our ever-changing society.
Maps have been applied in diversified humanities and science subjects, and web mapping has become part of our life. In addition, school campuses with WiFi will become the majority in coming years. This is a great opportunity to establish an innovative, interactive and user-friendly eLearning community with the support and participation of schools and educators.
Explore a free, innovative, interactive and user-friendly instructional tool for school? ArcGIS Online, a cloud-based mapping platform, can help and support many modes of learning in diversified subjects.
Need help to get started of ArcGIS Online? A variety of free and online learning and instructional materials, activities, exercises and resources are available here. These materials require no installations or logins and are device neutral.
Interested in a free ArcGIS Online School Account to access further application of making maps, analyzing data and learning content across school?
Map in Learning Program[Chinese version only]
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First Asian city implements this initiative giving students future options with high-value skills in problem solving, data analysis, technology integration and innovation.