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Develop your ArcGIS skills at home with our latest resources

Discover our latest resources to develop your ArcGIS mapping skills. They are catered to a K-12 audience but can also be used by parents who are supporting their children’s learning at home.

Spring is here! What a great opportunity to embrace the change of season and new beginnings. Bearing that in mind, why not try a new resource? We have put together resources to help develop the ArcGIS skills of K-12 educators, students and parents who are supporting their children’s learning at home.

Take a look at what we have to offer:

ArcGIS Online

Learn how you can create your own fieldwork project using ArcGIS tools available to
K-12 schools across Canada. The learning path will cover the following:

  • Creating your survey using Survey123 for ArcGIS
  • Highlighting your results with ArcGIS Dashboards
  • Putting it all together in an ArcGIS StoryMap

Pop-ups allow you to highlight attribute information in a web map. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a web map and configure pop-ups in ArcGIS Online using data about the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to create an ArcGIS Dashboard using data on ArcGIS Online or data that you have collected using a survey (Survey123).

Use ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Dashboards to explore real-time data on the COVID-19 outbreak in Canada. Create a web map with layers that automatically update with the most up-to-date information, and create your own dashboard to track changes in the levels of COVID-19.


In this tutorial, you will learn the basics of ArcGIS Pro.

Looking for more resources?

Find ArcGIS resources for all learning levels at

New to ArcGIS Online?

Educators can request an account for themselves and their students at Parents can request accounts for their children using the same link. 

  • At-home learning during COVID-19 crisis and beyond
    Find out how to access ArcGIS Online so that K-12 learners can continue to ask, analyse and act on their learning from home.
  • Discover ArcGIS Online tutorial
    Learn the basics of ArcGIS Online with this quick tutorial.
  • Getting Started Path for Teachers
    Follow this beginner path to build your confidence with online mapping tools.
  • Six by Six Activity (choose your region)
    Six activities you can do in six minutes each - for ArcGIS Online beginners.
  • Getting to Know the ArcGIS StoryMaps
    Try the new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder experience.

Happy Mapping!

About the Author

Angela Alexander is a K-12 Education Specialist in the Esri Canada Education and Research group. She has over 15 years of experience working with educators across Canada. Angela focuses on producing geographic information system (GIS) and curriculum-specific resources, and conducting and creating custom workshops for educators. She manages the GIS Ambassador Program and is the Technical Chair for the annual Skills Ontario GIS competition. Angela also writes monthly posts for the Esri Canada Education and Research blog, highlighting K-12 educators and partners, new ArcGIS resources and GIS-related events.

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