ArcGIS Online: The Latest Features and Enhancements for Educators

July 7, 2014 Angela Alexander

ArcGIS Online is a mapping platform that provides users access to data, Web applications and Web maps. The latest release includes the ability to label features in a layer and to create presentations from your Web maps. Find out more about the new features and enhancements and begin using them with your students in September.

Every few months, ArcGIS Online is updated to provide users with more functionality.  Below are some of the latest features and enhancements that educators will find useful. 

Visit Esri Canada’s Lesson Planner to find free ArcGIS Online resources to use in your classroom.

About the Author

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.

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