• Fun with GIS 252: Integrating Science and CTE with GIS

    Just as athletes specialize, so do many teachers. On the other end of that continuum is Dominique Evans-Bye, a teacher at Clark Magnet High School in La Crescenta, CA. She is the instructional equivalent of a decathle...
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  • Fun with GIS 251: ArcGIS School Bundle Expands

    The ArcGIS School Bundle has grown! It now includes Insights for ArcGIS and Esri CityEngine, in license numbers matching the size of the Bundle in place. No special request is needed, these are now just built into exi...
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  • A hands-on lesson in the new story maps tools

    I have created a new lesson in the exciting new story maps tools.  The lesson guides you through the creation of a map similar to the geomorphology field trip story map that I created and recently wrote about....
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  • Using the new National Geographic style basemap in education

    I highly recommend investigating the amazing and beautiful new National Geographic map in teaching, learning, and beyond.  This is one of the rapidly expanding set of vector tile maps available to you, ...
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  • Fun with GIS 250: Shared Differences

    Doing powerful things with basic tools is far more impressive than doing basic things with powerful tools. Dramatic results can come from even a wee bit of well-crafted field work. And good projects can become great b...
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  • Fun with GIS 249: The ArcGIS School Bundle

    The ArcGIS School Bundle is a powerful set of GIS software available to all K12 schools and youth clubs at no cost for instruction. The core component is an ArcGIS Online Organization (“Org”), with logins ...
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  • Running ArcGIS Online on a Chromebook

    I received this question earlier this month: “My students use Chromebooks. Can we run ArcGIS Online on them?” I queried my colleagues on the education outreach team and here’s what I learned.  ...
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  • Fun with GIS 248: 2019 HS+MS Competition Results

    Results are in for the 2019 ArcGIS Online Competition for US High School and Middle School Students! Congratulations to the national winners and honorable mentions at both levels, and to the 40 other state winners com...
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  • A geomorphology field trip to Northwest Indiana Story Map

    I had two goals in creating this geomorphology story map:  (1) To illustrate how story maps can enhance field trips and investigations. I took the opportunity to test the new story maps 2019 tools. (2) To emphasi...
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  • Fun with GIS 245: Scott Freburg, Wave-Maker

    Last week, Minnesota lost a key player in the rise of GIS in K12 education. Scott Freburg retired from the MN Dept of Education. But the state hasn't lost as much as it might seem. Freburg has been a difference-maker,...
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  • Congratulations to the 2019 Esri Young Scholar Award Winners!

    Coordinated by Esri's international distributors and Esri's international and education teams, the Esri's Young Scholars Award program was launched in 2012.  Winners are honored each year at the Esri User Confere...
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  • Fun with GIS 247: Thank a Teacher

    It's #TeacherAppreciationWeek, and Tuesday is #NationalTeacherDay. As if all the thanks teachers deserve could be distilled into one week, much less a single day. They don't do it for thanks, and certainly not for mon...
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  • Analyzing change over space and time with the Landsat Lens

    After over 8 wonderful years, the Change Matters viewer recently had to be sunsetted (it was using old technology).  After testing several equivalent data sets and tools for a suitable substitute for teaching cha...
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  • Fun with GIS 246: ArcGIS Online Org Admins

    Administrators of an ArcGIS Online Organization account have important responsibilities. They control all permissions and settings in the Org, including invitations, entry, and privileges. So I am astonished when teac...
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  • TLS (Transport Layer Security) 1.2 update - action required

    We wanted to ensure that everyone saw the below, and communicated it to your IT collaborators, as it will impact anyone using ArcMap versions prior to 10.7, and ArcGIS Pro versions prior to 1.3, when making connection...
  • Fun with GIS 244: Student, Intern, Employee

    For over 25 years, students in school have learned "standard classroom content" using GIS. Some have honed their skills further through research projects as club activities, or submitted independent work to competitio...
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  • How can I set it back to use the whole part of the option windows?

    ArcGIS 10.04 option windows are not opening the right way and I cannot see the lower part of the option windows.
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  • Fun with GIS 243: T3G 2019

    Across USA, educators are changing the landscape. In 2009, Esri launched Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS (or "T3G"), an institute for educators wanting to help other educators use GIS for instruction. In T3G, expl...
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  • Best way to share ArcGIS downloads/executables

    We often get asked “I’d like my students, staff or faculty to use ArcGIS Pro, what is the best way to distribute the executable to them”? This applies to any other Esri application that needs to be d...
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  • Fun with GIS 242: Introducing GeoInquiries

    GeoInquiries are free, short, pre-constructed classroom activities on standard classroom content using ArcGIS Online. They are easy for teachers to use as is or to adapt. "Level One" activities require a device with i...
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