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.

  • 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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  • Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador is a Crime Analyst with the Toronto Police Service who teaches K-12 students about GIS

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  • Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    June is National Indigenous Peoples month. GIS can teach students about where they have lived and the treaties that governed their lives

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  • A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with  real-world GIS

    A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with real-world GIS

    In a Skills Ontario Competition, students use GIS explore the local issue of gun violence.

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  • May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    Hodan Jama and Scott Humphrey are showing the possibilities of GIS technology to Edmonton students and teachers

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  • 5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    Students better understand the global effect of climate change by seeing the places effected.

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  • Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen is our April GIS Ambassador of the month! Read about her work with K-12 students in the Greater Toronto Area.

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  • Using Survey123 to engage students in a citizen science geography project

    Using Survey123 to engage students in a citizen science geography project

    Read about how Grade 9 students used GIS to monitor the health of the Don River, learning about the environment from a different angle.

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  • David Parry: March’s GIS Ambassador

    David Parry: March’s GIS Ambassador

    Meet David Parry, our GIS Ambassador of the month! Find out what he’s done to support the use of GIS in K-12 education in Edmonton, Alberta.

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