Teaching with GIS: Examining 2 videos

Blog Post created by jkerski-esristaff Employee on Oct 1, 2018

Examine the following 2 videos:


Watch this 3-minute video entitled, “Why get excited about web maps?”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WpxgVJXwbk

Video 1

Think about:  Do all of the statements fit in with what you thought digital maps and spatial technologies would bring to education, or is there 1 or 2 that were surprising to you?

GIS Day video 2

Watch this 9-minute video entitled, “10 reasons for using GIS, or Spatial Technology, in education”:


Think about:  Which of these 10 benefits is most appealing to you as an educator? Can you think of another benefit not described here?