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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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  • 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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  • Joana Zyberaj: A student shares her GIS journey

    Joana Zyberaj: A student shares her GIS journey

    Find out why a former student of East York Collegiate Institute in Toronto was inspired to study GIS after high school and what she plans next.

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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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  • Discover the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Discover the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources

    Explore the latest Esri Canada K-12 ArcGIS Online resources covering topics in math, Indigenous history and introductory GIS that you can use in your teaching today!

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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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  • How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    How students at UNB made National Geomatics Competition a reality

    Learn how a group of students in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at UNB organized the first National Geomatics Competition

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  • Jonathan Brown: December’s GIS Ambassador

    Jonathan Brown: December’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Jonathan Brown, a retired community educator has been supporting teachers and students to learn about GIS and open data in Ontario

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  • What’s New with ArcGIS Online: December 2018

    What’s New with ArcGIS Online: December 2018

    Find out what’s new with ArcGIS Online, including user types, user experience and much more: December 2018

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  • Kim Wallace: A true geography heroine in Canada

    Kim Wallace: A true geography heroine in Canada

    Learn how Kim Wallace, a passionate educator and author, helped strengthen geography education in the province of Ontario and in Canada

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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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  • 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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