• 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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  • Online story maps course for educators

    Greetings everyone:   I would like to announce an online course that I am teaching:      **Telling Your Story using Esri Story Maps** - This course led by Joseph Kerski will enable you to un...
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  • Using two new tools to analyze the eruptions in Kilauea

    The rapid advancement of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) data in society and in programs at universities and even in some secondary schools has led to some amazing tools and data with which to analyze the world.  E...
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  • Fun with GIS 241: Do a Virtual Transect

    A transect is a path across an area. Geographers, both formal and informal, often follow a transect across an area to explore the changes between here and there. Sometimes the changes are close together and dramatic; ...
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  • 2019 MOOCs Start February 6

    Happy 2019! Ready to learn?    These massive open online courses are free and those who complete a course receive a certificate. Students work at their own pace when they have time. Come join us!   Goin...
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  • USGS GIS Poster Online

    The USGS poster "Geographic Information Systems" has been scanned and is now available online in the following location:  https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70201216 Though dated, it still provides some of the ...
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  • Helping Students Learn with GIS

    FYI,   Great article in the latest issue of ArcUser on using GIS technology in education, check it out!   Helping Students Learn with GIS     Side note: In the image background is a nice Oper...
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