Education

  • How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    Northern Tornadoes Project blends GIS and citizen science together to enhance detection of unknown tornado occurrences.

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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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  • Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Stephanie Potter’s wins an Esri scholarship for her work mixing social justice and Canada’s great national parks

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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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  • Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Winners of Esri’s Young Scholars Awards use GIS to provide valuable insights into Canadian environmental issues

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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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  • Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Find out what competitions are open to students and how they can participate.

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  • Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Dr Giff has been promoting the importance of geography and GIS to K-12 schools in the Western Arctic!

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  • GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    Learn more about the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 program and also check out how one of the 2018 recipients has been making use of his award

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  • Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Nihal Wijesekera, January’s GIS Ambassador helped to ignite the geography spark at a school in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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  • GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    Explore K-12 events that occurred in Canada and find out how GIS Ambassadors, professionals, teachers and students celebrated the day of maps.

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  • Halton Catholic District School Board: Promoting active travel to school

    Halton Catholic District School Board: Promoting active travel to school

    Find out how a public-facing app can help officials to make better decisions about safety and infrastructure changes in the region.

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  • Rob Langston: November’s GIS Ambassador

    Rob Langston: November’s GIS Ambassador

    Discover how this recipient of the Canadian Geographic Education 2018 Geographic Literacy Award has been supporting GIS in K-12 education in Manitoba.

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  • Craig MacLachlan: Putting GIS on the map in K-12 schools in Nova Scotia

    Craig MacLachlan: Putting GIS on the map in K-12 schools in Nova Scotia

    How can GIS be used to make important decisions and engage students in learning and understanding the world around them?

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  • Meet Matthew Pietryszyn and the City of Brampton’s GIS Ambassadors

    Meet Matthew Pietryszyn and the City of Brampton’s GIS Ambassadors

    How are these GIS Ambassadors promoting GIS and Brampton’s award-winning open data portal called GeoHub to the K-12 community?

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  • Giving a voice to youth in urban planning with Survey123 and ArcGIS Online

    Giving a voice to youth in urban planning with Survey123 and ArcGIS Online

    Discover the impact of Maximum City, an award-winning program at the University of Toronto Schools Experience Innovation summer camps.

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