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.

  • Gain ArcGIS knowledge over the summer with new resources and Esri events

    Gain ArcGIS knowledge over the summer with new resources and Esri events

    Are you looking to improve your ArcGIS skills over the summer? Well, check out our new resources and some upcoming virtual events to attend.

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  • June’s GIS Ambassador: Paul Hackl

    June’s GIS Ambassador: Paul Hackl

    Paul Hackl, a Toronto teacher is this month’s honorary GIS Ambassador. Find out how’s he’s influenced past students to study GIS in university.

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  • Geography teachers use ArcGIS to engage students in at-home learning

    Geography teachers use ArcGIS to engage students in at-home learning

    Two Ontario teachers have shared what they and their students have done using ArcGIS to learn about COVID-19 and topics in physical geography.

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  • Cool ArcGIS Online basemaps to use in your next web map

    Cool ArcGIS Online basemaps to use in your next web map

    Basemaps provide context to your maps. We have put together a group of cool ArcGIS Online basemaps that you can use in your next web map.

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  • May’s GIS Ambassador: Karen Parker

    May’s GIS Ambassador: Karen Parker

    Karen Parker from Edmonton, Alberta is this month’s GIS Ambassador. Find out what she did to get kids engaged in a mapping activity through discovering window art in their community.

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  • Explore possibilities with our new career path series for students

    Explore possibilities with our new career path series for students

    Give your students an opportunity to explore the exciting ways GIS is used in the real world. Try the first lesson on GIS in Health.

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  • GIS Ambassadors supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS

    GIS Ambassadors supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS

    Discover how two GIS Ambassadors are supporting their kids’ learning at home with ArcGIS during this COVID-19 lockdown.

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  • Develop your ArcGIS skills at home with our latest resources

    Develop your ArcGIS skills at home with our latest resources

    Spring is a time for renewal and change. Why not try our latest resources that will develop ArcGIS skills of students, educators and parents?

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  • Mappy 50th Earth Day! Share your favourite place in Canada

    Mappy 50th Earth Day! Share your favourite place in Canada

    Earth Day is around the corner. We want to you to share your favourite place in Canada with us. Find out how you can add your location to a map!

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  • April’s GIS Ambassador: Dr. Liliana Perez

    April’s GIS Ambassador: Dr. Liliana Perez

    Dr. Liliana Perez is April’s GIS Ambassador. Find out how this professor has helped her son’s learning through citizen science, and what’s she done to support local schools.

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  • Educators, Students and Parents: Share your ArcGIS activities and projects

    Educators, Students and Parents: Share your ArcGIS activities and projects

    With students at home during this pandemic, we encourage educators, parents and students to share the ArcGIS activities they’re working on.

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  • Teacher Tony Cushman taking field work to the next level with ArcGIS

    Teacher Tony Cushman taking field work to the next level with ArcGIS

    Find out how Tony Cushman, a grade three teacher incorporated cross-curricular learning for a school wide project using ArcGIS tools available to K-12 schools in Canada.

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  • 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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