Angela Alexander

Angela Alexander is a K-12 Education Resource Developer on the Esri Canada Education and Research team. She has over six years of experience working with educators across Canada. Angela is responsible for producing geographic information system (GIS) and curriculum specific resources, conducting and creating custom workshops for educators and judging and developing the question for the annual GIS Skills Ontario competition in Waterloo, Ontario. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree in Geography and Sociology from the University of Western Ontario and completed the Applied Digital Geography and GIS certificate program at Ryerson University.

  • Resources for online learning at home with ArcGIS

    Resources for online learning at home with ArcGIS

    As schools are closed across the country, discover ArcGIS resources for at home online learning for K-12 students, educators and parents.

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  • March’s GIS Ambassador Natasha Parsons promotes GIS use across curriculum

    March’s GIS Ambassador Natasha Parsons promotes GIS use across curriculum

    Discover how Natasha Parsons – March’s GIS Ambassador of the month is promoting GIS use across curriculum at her school

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  • Celebrate International Women’s Day with Story Maps

    Celebrate International Women’s Day with Story Maps

    Happy International Women’s Day! Explore this year’s theme “An equal world is an enabled world” with story maps selected for this special day.

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  • Andre Boutin-Maloney: Using ArcGIS to teach Truth and Reconciliation

    Andre Boutin-Maloney: Using ArcGIS to teach Truth and Reconciliation

    Discover how Andre Boutin-Maloney, a teacher from Saskatchewan is using ArcGIS to support the teaching of Truth and Reconciliation at his school.

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  • Esri Canada’s K-12 web site: A new look for a new decade

    Esri Canada’s K-12 web site: A new look for a new decade

    It’s 2020! The beginning of a new decade means a new look for Esri Canada’s K-12 web site. Explore the updated site for teachers using GIS from kindergarten to grade 12.

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  • February’s GIS Ambassadors: Chelsey Cu and Andrea Zagar

    February’s GIS Ambassadors: Chelsey Cu and Andrea Zagar

    Discover how GIS Ambassadors’ Chelsey Cu and Andrea Zagar from Esri Canada’s Vancouver office have been supporting teachers in British Columbia

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  • January’s GIS Ambassador: Dr. Bhairavi Shankar

    January’s GIS Ambassador: Dr. Bhairavi Shankar

    January’s GIS Ambassador is Dr. Bhairavi Shankar, a planetary scientist and geologist from Ontario who supports the use of GIS in K-12 education

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  • Engage your students with the latest K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Engage your students with the latest K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Discover the latest K-12 ArcGIS Online resources that are available for free to engage your students in learning

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  • GIS Day: A time to celebrate maps and geography

    GIS Day: A time to celebrate maps and geography

    GIS Day is a great opportunity to promote the importance of maps and spatial thinking. Find out what K-12 events occurred across Canada this year.

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  • December’s GIS Ambassador: Madoka Otani

    December’s GIS Ambassador: Madoka Otani

    December’s GIS Ambassador of the month is Madoka Otani from Regina, Saskatchewan. Discover how she’s been involved in GIS Day since 2016.

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  • November’s GIS Ambassador: Kris Jones

    November’s GIS Ambassador: Kris Jones

    Meet Kris Jones a consultant from Halifax, Nova Scotia who’s this month’s GIS Ambassador. Find out what he’s been doing to support the use of ArcGIS Online in K-12 education.

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  • Discover free ready to use GIS Day activities for your event

    Discover free ready to use GIS Day activities for your event

    GIS Day is an opportunity to celebrate the importance of maps and spatial thinking! Discover free ready to use resources that you can use for your event!

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  • October’s GIS Ambassador: Melissa Lavoie

    October’s GIS Ambassador: Melissa Lavoie

    Melissa Lavoie is this month’s GIS Ambassador who supports the use of GIS in Northern Ontario communities.

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  • Examine Canada’s federal elections through interactive maps

    Examine Canada’s federal elections through interactive maps

    Discover interactive maps that allow you to examine the results of Canada’s past federal elections (2000-2015)

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  • September’s GIS Ambassador: Benjamin Lille

    September’s GIS Ambassador: Benjamin Lille

    GIS Ambassador from Quebec encourages teachers to use ArcGIS Online as a teaching and learning tool in the K-12 classroom

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  • Get ready for a mappy GIS Day in 5 easy steps!

    Get ready for a mappy GIS Day in 5 easy steps!

    Celebrate the power of maps on GIS Day! Get ready for this special day in 5 easy steps

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Jeannine Johnstone

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Jeannine Johnstone

    Students use GIS in iconic Stanley Park, BC to track invasive species

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  • 5 reasons to try the cool new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

    5 reasons to try the cool new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

    Story Maps just became a lot easier to create! Find out how and try the new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

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  • Dr. Lynn Moorman: July’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr. Lynn Moorman: July’s GIS Ambassador

    As a GIS ambassador Dr Lynn Moorman excites both teachers and students about what you can do with GIS

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  • Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Find ArcGIS Online resources for math, science and history to try with your students in the upcoming school year.

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