Learn with Mapbox

The skills to build with maps and location data are in demand across all industries, from research to logistics to journalism.

We work with instructors and students across disciplines to connect the classroom to the latest our platform has to offer: Design beautiful maps in Mapbox Studio, develop interactive web maps with Mapbox GL JS, and use our APIs and kits to build location-based games and mobile apps.

The Community Team is here to support you to teach and learn Mapbox.

As a starting point, we recommend that you explore Mapbox documentation, how-to videos, and step-by-step tutorials. We also have created a template Mapbox 101 workshop that covers the basics of working with data in Mapbox Studio and building a simple interactive map.

The Community Team is here to support you to teach and learn Mapbox.

As a starting point, we recommend that you explore Mapbox documentation, how-to videos, and step-by-step tutorials. We also have created a template Mapbox 101 workshop that covers the basics of working with data in Mapbox Studio and building a simple interactive map.

Learn with us

Teaching resources

Our team collaborates with instructors on open curricula, templates, and other shared learning resources that make it easier to equip your students with the latest location tools.

Guest lectures

Depending on availability and proximity, we can arrange in-person or remote presentations sharing the latest features, standout examples, and building techniques from Mapbox.

Inspiration and promotion

We can help source and promote projects - ask us about real-world project ideas that are good for learners and share what you've built.

Usage is free

Mapbox has a generous free tier that covers most student and instructor projects, but if a popular project does surpass it our team is here to help with coupons.

Are you interested to bring Mapbox into your learning environment?

Education Showcase

Stanford Geospatial Center

In 2018, Nadia Barbosa and Madison Draper led workshops at the Stanford Geospatial Center to introduce students to the scope and application of Mapbox tools, and how to get started. Check out Nadia’s presentation.

Oregon State University

In February 2019, Rafa Gutierrez delivered a series of guest lectures and lab exercises for students of web mapping courses in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Read more about why OSU is excited about building with Mapbox.

Oregon State University

In February 2019, Rafa Gutierrez delivered a series of guest lectures and lab exercises for students of web mapping courses in the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences. Read more about why OSU is excited about building with Mapbox.

GIS Day

Every year we participate in GIS Day events at universities and colleges across the country, providing speakers, applied workshops, and opportunities for students to connect with professionals in the geospatial and location industry.

Mapathons and hackathons

With partners ranging from the World Bank to the San Francisco Public Library, we support events that introduce Mapbox and open mapping tools to new builders.

Mapathons and hackathons

With partners ranging from the World Bank to the San Francisco Public Library, we support events that introduce Mapbox and open mapping tools to new builders.

Mapbox wants to teach and learn with you.

Tell us how you want to use Mapbox tools and how we can help.