Education

  • 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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  • Gateway to GeoAI Blog Series

    Gateway to GeoAI Blog Series

    This blog series is a guide to understanding and properly applying the interdisciplinary fields of artificial intelligence and GIS or known as GeoAI.

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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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  • Crime Analytics: An Essential Skill for Intelligent Crime Fighting

    Crime Analytics: An Essential Skill for Intelligent Crime Fighting

    Ontario programs give students the knowledge and experience to apply location technology in the fields of justice, safety and security

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  • App of the Month: CLOCA Integrated Watershed Monitoring Program

    App of the Month: CLOCA Integrated Watershed Monitoring Program

    Read about how a Conservation Authority in Ontario used story maps to educate the public about watershed health.

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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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  • 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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  • Join us at the GIS in Education and Research Conference in March

    Join us at the GIS in Education and Research Conference in March

    Join fellow educators and students at Hart House on March 4 and 5 for the GIS in Education and Research Conference. The call for papers is now open.

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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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  • ‘Code Red’ by Steve Buist: Groundbreaking journalism using GIS

    ‘Code Red’ by Steve Buist: Groundbreaking journalism using GIS

    Journalist Steve Buist from The Hamilton Spectator has used the analytics of GIS and map making to tell award-winning stories about his community

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