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Click to view contentEach month we feature GeoMentor volunteers to showcase the wonderful talent available in our community to assist K-12 schools. Read our full collection of GeoMentor spotlights online. Want to be featured? Information is available on our program website. Name: Robert Kraft Position/Job and Affiliation: I am a GEOINT Officer at the National… (Show more)
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Click to view contentEach month we feature GeoMentor volunteers to showcase the wonderful talent available in our community to assist K-12 schools. Read our full collection of GeoMentor spotlights online. Want to be featured? Information is available on our program website. Name: Adam Araza Position/Job and Affiliation: GIS Analyst – City of Cupertino What was… (Show more)
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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 School Students. After doing their research, they put together a Story Map or a web app. Five who do this well in their school advance to… (Show more)
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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.     Electric scooters have sprouted like fairy rings in my neighborhood. QuickCapture lets me capture the location (click#1) and a… (Show more)
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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 distant, dark, dirty, and damp … underground, in caves. If this sounds familiar, you might have seen Esri's 2010 User Conference speakers… (Show more)
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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 decathlete. Her social media stream hints at this, as a medley of GIS, marine science, space science, biology, chemistry, design,… (Show more)
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Click to view contentEach month we feature GeoMentor volunteers to showcase the wonderful talent available in our community to assist K-12 schools. Read our full collection of GeoMentor spotlights online. Want to be featured? Information is available on our program website. Name: Jennifer Radcliff Position/Job and Affiliation: GIS Program Coordinator for the City… (Show more)
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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 existing and new ArcGIS School Bundles. And, like the previous elements, these are available to K12 schools and youth clubs at no cost… (Show more)
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Click to view contentUnsure of how to get started in helping a school use the freely available ArcGIS software? The great Esri folks who created the Teach with GIS Guides have now also created a Teach with GIS Implementation Guide for GeoMentors!  Check it out for practical advice on getting started working with a K-12 school to use GIS.   
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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 by engaging the power of GIS. These were just three lessons demonstrated by the school group on stage during the Monday plenary of… (Show more)
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