Education & Research

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  • Lest we forget: Great War history comes alive in story maps

    Lest we forget: Great War history comes alive in story maps

    Students learned about World War I through researching school archives, exploring primary resources and documenting alumni experiences in story maps.

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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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  • Five reasons to get involved in GIS Day this year

    Five reasons to get involved in GIS Day this year

    It’s time for professionals, students and educators to share the importance of geographic information system (GIS) technology and spatial learning.

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  • Canada’s Esri Young Scholar discovers diversity of GIS community at Esri UC

    Canada’s Esri Young Scholar discovers diversity of GIS community at Esri UC

    This year’s winner is a marine biologist who uses GIS daily for research, and she benefitted from the spatial data mining workshop and more.

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  • Introducing new tools and apps with September’s ArcGIS Online update

    Introducing new tools and apps with September’s ArcGIS Online update

    Highlights include new spatial analysis tools, configurable apps, data management capabilities and more.

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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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  • It’s never too early to plan your fall education conferences

    It’s never too early to plan your fall education conferences

    Find out where you can find Esri Canada’s K-12 group present and what GIS workshops they will be facilitating.

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Molly Pratt

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Molly Pratt

    Discover how she uses story maps to engage students in learning about healthy living in the Yukon.

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  • Discover the results of the first Esri Canada Student Story Map Competition

    Discover the results of the first Esri Canada Student Story Map Competition

    The top 10 story map submissions included topics in history, geography and the environment.

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  • GIS Ambassador Larisa Johnstone helps students in Essex County think spatial

    GIS Ambassador Larisa Johnstone helps students in Essex County think spatial

    Meet a passionate GIS professional who supports teachers and students in Essex County, ON applying mapping and spatial analysis to real-life concerns.

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  • What’s new in ArcGIS Online – June update

    What’s new in ArcGIS Online – June update

    K-12 educators will be interested to know this latest update includes new functionality including relationship mapping

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  • Discover mapping resources for National Indigenous History Month

    Discover mapping resources for National Indigenous History Month

    What ArcGIS Online education resources can you share with your students?

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  • Get ready for GIS Day 2018! It’s never too early to begin planning

    Get ready for GIS Day 2018! It’s never too early to begin planning

    Find out how Esri Canada can support your event, and explore some of our ready to use education resources.

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  • GIS Ambassador Steven Hills supports GIS education in Manitoba

    GIS Ambassador Steven Hills supports GIS education in Manitoba

    Find out his involvement with the Skills Manitoba GIS competition and beyond.

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  • Skills Canada GIS 2018 competition wrap up

    Skills Canada GIS 2018 competition wrap up

    Find out what the challenge was in each province, which school boards participated and how you can get your students involved next year.

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  • Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Scholarship recipient Ben Mitten excited by future career in GIS

    Discover why Ben made the change from human resources into forestry technology at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.

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  • GIS Ambassador Hayleigh Conway supports education in the NWT

    GIS Ambassador Hayleigh Conway supports education in the NWT

    Discover Hayleigh’s GIS adventures up north and how she wants to connect with K-12 educators across Canada.

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  • K-12 educators: Get involved in the inaugural Student Story Map Competition

    K-12 educators: Get involved in the inaugural Student Story Map Competition

    Find out how students can enter to win one of our top three prizes, and educators have a chance to win a trip to the 2018 Esri Education Summit.

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  • K-12 Educators: Share your GIS adventures with us

    K-12 Educators: Share your GIS adventures with us

    Find out how you can fill out a quick survey to share your story, and you may be highlighted in a future blog post.

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