• 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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  • Supporting community college student research through spatial analysis and story maps

    When I visited Mark Guizlo, Professor in the Department of Geography and Geospatial Technology at Lakeland Community College Ohio and his colleagues not long ago, I was very impressed at what the faculty and...
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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.  
  • 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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  • I am Beginner to ESRI Software can some one guide me step by step how should i can convert my project in File Geodatabse to SQL Server Professional

    I want to convert my project which is made in File Geodatabase to Microsoft SQL Server. How I can do it kindly guide me step by step. 
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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 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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  • Fun with GIS 255: 2020 Student Competition

    Students in many states are finding patterns, puzzles, and projects in the world around them, and turning these into adventures in learning, as part of the ArcGIS Online Competition for US High School and Middle Schoo...
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  • Mapping, analyzing, and communicating Globe.gov citizen science data in ArcGIS Online

    Esri and the GLOBE program (Global Learning and Observation to Benefit the Environment - www.globe.gov) have been working together on initiatives and educator training for decades.  Globe was one of the first maj...
  • A hands-on lesson in the new story maps tools

    I have created a new lesson in the exciting new story maps tools and have just updated it on 28 August 2019.  The lesson guides you through the creation of a map similar to the geomorphology field trip story map ...
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  • StoryMapper of the Year contest

    Have you heard about the StoryMapper of the Year contest?   And have you ever wanted The Geographer of Nat Geo or a National Book Award winner to view your story map?   Today we have a new blog post from A...
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  • Fun with GIS 253: Teaching Underground

    Hans Bodenhamer is an unusual teacher. He doesn't use a cell phone, doesn't spend a ton of time on computers, and engages an "old school" approach to teaching: do projects. And his favorite location for study is dista...
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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 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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