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K-12 Education Fall Conferences

Conferences are a great way to network with other educators and to find useful resources and tools that can enhance your teaching. Find out what’s going on this fall for K-12 educators who are interested in finding new ways to integrate GIS in their teaching.

Fall conferences are just around the corner. Which ones will you be attending? Check out the workshops the K-12 group will be facilitating and sign up today! Or, you can visit us at the Esri Canada table to find free resources that will help you begin your GIS journey.

BC Social Studies Teachers' Association (BCSSTA)
October 23, 2015
Vancouver, British Columbia
Esri Canada Workshop: Storytelling with maps

Nova Scotia Social Studies Teachers' Association (NSSTA)
October 23, 2015
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Esri Canada Workshops: Introduction to ArcGIS Online, Storytelling with maps. 

Manitoba Social Studies Teachers' Association (MSSTA) 
October 23, 2015
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Esri Canada Workshop: Engage with Technology -Exploring topics in Geography and History Using ArcGIS Online

Angela Alexander at Esri Canada table - STAO Conference, 2014

Educational Computing Organization of Ontario (ECOO) 
November 4-6, 2015
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Visit us at the Esri Canada table

Ontario Association for Geographic and Environmental Education (OAGEE)
November 13 - 14, 2015
Toronto, Ontario

Esri Canada Workshops:

  • Storytelling with maps
  • Collector App
  • McGraw Hill collaboration
  • Royal Canadian Geographic Society collaboration

GIS in Education Conference
Esri Canada in partnership with the University of Toronto invites you to attend a one-day conference at Hart House.
November 30, 2015
Toronto, Ontario
K-12 Workshop: Storytelling with maps

To find other resources to help you integrate GIS in your teaching, visit the Esri Canada Lesson Planner.

About the Author

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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