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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
6-minute mp4 movie showing what GeoInquiries are (short lessons using ArcGIS Online), where to find them (esri.com/geoinquiries), how to operate within them (easily!), and even how to teach with them (powerfully). Shortcut to this page = "esriurl.com/geoinquiriesmp4"
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
This document will help people interested in exploring GIS in K12 Instruction and wanting to learn in a sequential path, starting at Square Zero. You can view it and use it inline here or download it at the bottom of this page. This doc is identical to that stored at http://esri.box.com/gettingstartedforeducators
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
This is a very quick high-level introduction to what GIS is -- software for making maps and analyzing data, using information about the world at a variety of scales. Shortcut = http://esriurl.com/gisinedintro
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ANg-esristaff
Easy "first time intro" to ArcGIS Online in a hands-on fashion: Five things you can do with ArcGIS Online, each in about five minutes. Good for schools. Shortcut = http://esriurl.com/ago5x5
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ANg-esristaff
The ArcGIS Online SkillBuilder is a "quick and dirty" tutorial for working with ArcGIS Online as a teacher or as a K12 student. Typically, each page has 4-6 rows representing steps in learning about the software, with a thumbnail showing the item or process, a couple of sentences to read, and something to click and do. Designed for teachers to…
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ANg-esristaff
This document shows different "modes" through which educators and students can engage ArcGIS Online: not logged in, logged in via public account, logged in via Organization account. Each mode has some advantages and some limitations. Page 1 summarizes the pros and cons, and Page2 looks at strategies for teaching within that mode. Shortcut:…
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Here is a short document designed for educators (and parents) thinking about GIS for those up through roughly age 8. Depending on your situation, a number of the steps included may be quite appropriate and others not. Look carefully, assess honestly, and try ... young minds prove remarkably facile with new concepts and skills if presented in an…
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ANg-esristaff
This document provides guidance for K12 (primary and secondary) schools on the use of ArcGIS Online Organizations. It tries to give viewers enough information to understand what an organization is and does and why schools and districts should use them, without burying the viewer in minutiae. It presents guidance and suggestions, not hard and fast…
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tbaker-esristaff
Of the many highlights in the 2018 Esri User Conference, one stood out for educators. During the Monday plenary, Esri President Jack Dangermond presented the "Making a Difference" award to two teachers from the heart of Los Angeles, the first time any teacher has won this award. The presentation included a short video which, coupled with their…
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