• 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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  • Fun with GIS 240: Teaching with GeoInquiries

    GeoInquiries(TM) have revolutionized “teaching with GIS,” by making this remarkable technology accessible even to teachers with modest technology, tech skills, and instructional time. In 2014, Esri started...
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  • Fun with GIS 239: Teacher Profile: Lyn Malone

    A true craftsman uses skill developed deliberately, with attention to detail, and often with signature elements. Lyn Malone is a craftswoman. A teacher of social studies in grades 7-12 from 1970-2002, and provider of ...
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  • Where does Thanksgiving Dinner come from?  Story map

    Greetings all and, if you are in the USA, Happy Thanksgiving. This “where does Thanksgiving dinner come from” story map: https://storymaps.esri.com/stories/2017/thanksgiving-dinner/ could be usef...
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  • It’s Time to Register for Esri MOOCs!

    Esri Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 MOOC News   Change is afoot! I want to update you about changes to how you register for our courses and the latest course schedule. That map above? It's one of the maps you m...
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  • Fun with GIS 235: Making a Difference

    "It's the work of freedom." These words by history teacher Mariana Ramirez near the end of the education section of the 2018 Esri User Conference plenary summarize the power of teachers helping students investigate th...
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  • Spatial Joins with ArcGIS Online and the Living Atlas of the World

    As I recently wrote in the guidelines and essay, More Power for Your GIS Analysis through Joining Features to ArcGIS , the paradigm that GIS users have been operating under for decades is being challenged in new and e...
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  • Mapping Your Geotagged Images

    (with Python, the Python Imaging Library, and the ArcGIS Online API for Python)   Using geotagged images can be a great way to capture verifiable data in a project-based learning or citizen science exercise. Stu...
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  • Analyzing change over space and time with the Wayback Image Service

    Many educators, researchers, students, and analysts regularly want to examine changes-over-space-and-time with imagery and GIS.   Recently, 81 different dates of historical imagery for the past 5 years were ...
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  • Fun with GIS 228: Marrying Survey123 and Collector

    [[Updated at bottom, Sept.30, 2018]]   Can you make sense of this table? Student,envir,item,state,condition,height_m,dbh_cm,attchmt,locmethod 123,boulevard,NLE_tree,alive,stressed,11,18.5,img_123.jpg,map_tap &...
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  • Fun with GIS 237: ArcGIS Online Competition for HS+MS Students

    Students love projects. They dive into challenges of their own design, following their own route, building capacity, solving puzzles, constructing answers … learning to learn. That's the magic of the ArcGIS Com...
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  • GeoMentors webinar

    On Thu Sept 6 2018, Directions Magazine hosted a webinar about GeoMentoring, in which Tom Baker and I presented resources, strategies, and opportunities. Viewers could see and hear recommendations, and participate in ...
  • GIS Day 2018 Registration Now Online

    I am pleased to report that the registration link on https://www.gisday.com/  is working and is ready for you and your colleagues to add the event(s) that you are planning for this year.  This year, 2018, GI...
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  • Story Mapping and Tribal GIS Workshops

    I taught a story mapping workshop and a growth in tribal GIS colleges workshop at the Society for Conservation GIS conference, and have attached the slides and activities for these workshops to this essay.  The s...
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  • Fun with GIS 236: Competition and Challenge

    The 2018-19 school year marks the third year for Esri's "ArcGIS Online Competition for High School and Middle School Students." It is also the second year for Esri's "Teacher Video Challenge." Both "tests" deserve ser...
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  • The Evolution of Esri’s MOOC Program, Part IV

    By Adena Schutzberg   The last blog post with this title, part III, was published in June 2015. In it, David DiBiase, Director of Esri’s Education Outreach team, addressed the future of Esri’s ...
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  • Update on unusual, fascinating, and useful base maps in education

    Last year I wrote guidelines on how to go beyond the standard base maps available in ArcGIS Online to access others that are now available.  There's plenty to love about standard base maps - satellite imagery, Op...
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