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Season 4 | Episode 9: Expanding GIS Adoption Inside and Outside the Classroom

Season 4 |  Episode 9: Expanding GIS Adoption Inside and Outside the Classroom

How are Alex Trebek, K-12 education and GIS all connected? This episode of Geographical Thinking connects the dots as Michelle Brake talks with Jean Tong and Angela Alexander, two of the people who keep Esri Canada’s K-12 Education Program thriving.

The K-12 Education Program at Esri Canada develops teaching and learning resources, facilitates events and collaborates on projects to promote spatial understanding both inside and outside the classroom.

Looking for the resources we discussed in today’s podcast? Check them out below!  

K-12 Education website: Bring your teaching to life with GIS. This website includes a variety of resources to get you started using ArcGIS technology in the classroom.  

Preservice Education Hub: This is the place for preservice educators to get started with ArcGIS mapping and analysis, and to access resources and other information. 

K-12 Education: GIS Ambassador Program: Get involved in your education community by supporting local schools and youth groups as they explore their world with GIS. 

Partners in Education Hub: Discover ready-to-use teaching and learning resources, including maps, apps and data. These have been created by our partners and are supported by Esri Canada’s K-12 Education Program. 

Esri Canada Blog: Education & Research: Browse posts to stay up-to-speed on GIS developments affecting you and get the latest education-related information.