Norman B. Leventhal's simple yet profound desire that children learn with maps has resulted in a wealth of educational materials. We have lesson plans and map activities. Our Maps in the Classroom Program actively engages students in grades K to 12 and teachers are welcome at a wide variety of free Professional Development workshops. Come in and explore.

Lesson Plans & Curriculum Units

These materials are designed for classroom use to enrich student learning. Search by LOCATION, TIME, and/or TOPIC through these detailed teacher resources.

Map Activities

Learners of all ages will enjoy exploring, navigating and expanding the ways they can use maps in a variety of settings.

Maps in the Classroom

Discover the many paths available to bring maps into your school in real and virtual ways.

Professional Development

We offer a wide variety of workshops for educators, both in schools and at the Boston Public Library. Everything we do for teachers is free of charge.

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