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Fun with GIS 224: Cornucopia

Blog Post created by cfitzpatrick-esristaff Employee on Nov 6, 2017

Opportunities abound for use of GIS by students in schools and clubs, and for their leaders. Education about these does too. Herewith a cornucopia of links to key items:

 

  1. GeoInquiries provide a feast of intro GIS activities in key classroom content areas, requiring no login, download, or install, at http://www.esri.com/geoinquiries
  2. Getting Started with GIS for Educators is a one-page step-by-step pathway that helps teachers or club leaders begin, at http://esri.box.com/gettingstartedforeducators
  3. ArcGIS Schools & Clubs Bundle is available to any K12 school or formal youth club, for instruction, for free, at http://www.esri.com/industries/education/software-bundle
  4. GeoMentors can help schools or clubs use GIS. Anyone who wants to be or to find a GeoMentor can get started at Map#4 of http://esriurl.com/usk12gis
  5. GIS Day is November 15, 2017, though any day can be used as "GIS Day." See tons of events and resources at http://www.gisday.com
  6. Computer Science Week is December 4-10, 2017, and GIS can play a role (this week and all year long). See http://esri.box.com/gisforcoders
  7. 2018 Esri School Teacher Video Challenge gives a monthly prize to one educator who submits a 60-second video about how they use ArcGIS Online, http://esriurl.com/teacherVideoChallenge
  8. 2018 ArcGIS Online Competition for HS+MS (17 states participating as of this writing), with state deadlines in advance of Esri's final deadline in May 2018, http://esriurl.com/agoschoolcomp
  9. 2018 Esri Education GIS Conference is accepting presentation proposals through December 1, 2017, at http://www.esri.com/events/educ

 

No lack of opportunity for students or educators!

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