This Web Seminar provides an overview of how ArcGIS Online can be used in the classroom. Instruction is provided about how students can integrate maps, text and multimedia in a secure, online environment to tell a story. Directions for accessing free ArcGIS Online curriculum-focused resources produced by Esri Canada’s Education and Research group are given.
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Join us at the GIS in Education and Research Conference in March
Join fellow educators and students at Hart House on March 4 and 5 for the GIS in Education and Research Conference. The call for papers is now open.
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August’s GIS Ambassador: Jeannine Johnstone
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‘Code Red’ by Steve Buist: Groundbreaking journalism using GIS
Journalist Steve Buist from The Hamilton Spectator has used the analytics of GIS and map making to tell award-winning stories about his community
5 reasons to try the cool new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder
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How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes
Northern Tornadoes Project blends GIS and citizen science together to enhance detection of unknown tornado occurrences.
Dr. Lynn Moorman: July’s GIS Ambassador
As a GIS ambassador Dr Lynn Moorman excites both teachers and students about what you can do with GIS
Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum
Find ArcGIS Online resources for math, science and history to try with your students in the upcoming school year.
Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador
Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador is a Crime Analyst with the Toronto Police Service who teaches K-12 students about GIS
Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities
June is National Indigenous Peoples month. GIS can teach students about where they have lived and the treaties that governed their lives
A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with real-world GIS
In a Skills Ontario Competition, students use GIS explore the local issue of gun violence.
Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups
Stephanie Potter’s wins an Esri scholarship for her work mixing social justice and Canada’s great national parks
May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton
Hodan Jama and Scott Humphrey are showing the possibilities of GIS technology to Edmonton students and teachers
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
5 ways to explore climate change using maps
Students better understand the global effect of climate change by seeing the places effected.
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.
Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!
Find out what competitions are open to students and how they can participate.
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!
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
Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador