• Fun with GIS 259: Esri’s Maps for Public Policy

    Training to be a teacher, I learned that I did not need to invent from scratch every part of every lesson every day. I needed instead to be able to identify good resources and know how best to use them for my specific...
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  • GIS coding skills and strategies for university students

    Because GIS is rapidly expanding its presence inside web architecture, including data services, software tools, and networking and sharing capabilities, coding and computer science are growing in importance for all wh...
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  • Fun with GIS 258: The Esri 2020 Education Summit

    The "best event in town" for a GIS-using K12 teacher just got better for those at a school with an ArcGIS School Bundle. K12 teachers attached to the Bundle can attend all four days of the Esri Education Summit for $1...
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  • Create a story map of your CV or resume!

    Ever since they were created by my colleague Allen Carroll and his team, I have been an ardent supporter of story maps. I teach story map workshops regularly.  I also give many presentations throughout the year, ...
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  • Best way to share ArcGIS executables and license files

    We often get asked “I’d like my students, staff or faculty to use ArcGIS Pro, what is the best way to distribute the download/executable to them”? This applies to any other Esri application that need...
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  • Fun with GIS 257: The Power of Simplicity

    "WHOA! COOL!" is by far the most common phrase uttered when people do one simple step with a simple webapp I created for demos. Adults or students; I've tested as young as age 8. See this "comparison" app, which start...
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  • More Inspiring 2019 GIS Day Stories

    I recently highlighted some incredible GIS Day stories from 2019, but more stories continue to be submitted.  I feel that these additional stories are so inspiring that they too really need to be shared, which I ...
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  • Fun with GIS 256: GIS Opened a Barn Door

    In 2006, Esri UC featured a six-pack of 4-H youth on stage. The “emcee” of the team was 16-year-old (that day!) Emmaline Long, from Bergen NY. What has happened with her since her time with “plows, s...
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  • Inspiring stories from GIS Day 2019

    Thank you to everyone who celebrated GIS Day 2019.  I invite you to share your experiences and continue the celebration by sending in your GIS Day memories to this survey and view the many events displayed on thi...
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  • How long Esri classic story map will still be available?

    Open the following blog announcement to learn the updated transition timeline.  
  • Using StoryMaps with class

    Hi all,    I work at a university in a position where I assist faculty with GIS needs. I often get requests to teach storymaps to non GIS classes that are doing research on a specific topic. Normally the ...
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  • Fun with GIS 254: ArcGIS QuickCapture

    Two excellent apps were released in summer 2019: ArcGIS QuickCapture and the Attachment Viewer web app template. Educators can use these powerfully! To test both, I decided to record notables on my morning walk. ...
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  • Citizen science street level imagery and mapping with Mapillary

    The idea behind Mapillary is a simple but powerful one:  Take photos of a place of interest as you walk, bike, drive, or however else you move across the landscape using the Mapillary mobile app.  The app ta...
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  • Collecting, Mapping,  Analyzing, & Communicating Field Data:  A Lesson

    ArcGIS is a platform, which means that (1) applications can be built upon it, which offer powerful capabilities for educators and students, and (2) the tools within the platform are connected.  When these ArcGIS ...
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  • How can I open a BAG file (Bathymetric Attributed Grid) in GIS?

    Hi  I am doing some scans with LiDAR and the format of the files it creates are BAG. Is there any way I can open it using GIS?   Cheers Nooshin
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  • cannot add hosted feature layer

    when i try to publish my csv file in the contents section containing coordinate information, it says content is not avaialbe or accessible, But I can see it there in the contents and also download it . I am using tria...
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  • How walkable is your community? 

    I invite you to explore the Community Walkability map I created, here: https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/1e4847f78ec94fd89e960adfabb5ac5c   This is a new ArcGIS storymap, and it also includes a button linked...
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  • 3 New GIS-Based Lessons:  Change over Space and Time, GIS for Beginners, and Teaching and Learning with the Esri Living Atlas of the World

    3 new lessons are now available, designed to foster inquiry, spatial thinking, and work with real data to understand our world that you are welcome to use and modify.  I wrote these lessons specifically aime...
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  • 10 Things You Can Do with ArcGIS Online, Story Maps, Apps, and Spatial Analysis Workshops

    Several new content pieces invite you to do hands-on work with Esri web GIS technology:   [1] 10 Things you can do with ArcGIS Online in education.  These include: (1) Use web mapping applications. ...
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  • 3 Hands-on Workshops for the Esri Ed GIS Summit

    Like many of you reading this, I love to teach, and every year look forward to teaching hands-on workshops at the Esri Education GIS Summit.  It brings me joy to help educators advance in their GIS journey, and a...
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