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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
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 serious consideration.   The student competition offers a lot of opportunity. In participating states, students (singly or as a team… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Results are in for the 2018 ArcGIS Online Competition for High School and Middle School students! Congratulations to the national winners and honorable mentions at both levels, and to the 34 other state winners competing for the grand prize -- a trip to the 2018 Esri Education Summit. Congratulations also to the 101 other awardees who, just like… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
With skill, passion, and analysis, high school and middle school students are exploring their world and creating maps with ArcGIS Online. Esri challenges US students to create and share projects about something in their home states, striving to be among the best in the school, state, and nation. Esri's 2019 ArcGIS Online US School Competition is… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
It's official: next month we're releasing a new version of (and some exciting enhancements to) the Training site. The new site features an updated design and new tools to strengthen learner engagement, support focused learning goals, and personalize the user experience. One thing that's not changing: our laser focus on providing easy access to… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Here's an excellent blogpost (with key details for Org admins) about the process of Sharing and Collaboration across ArcGIS Online Organizations. (Imagine you want to work on a project with someone in another Org, or invite your persona from one Org to collaborate with your persona in a different Org.)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Two free downloadable PDF of 11x17 posters are available on Esri's Training site. (Sign in to download.) https://www.esri.com/training/catalog/5acd157885785d4ea0ae930b/the-language-of-spatial-analytics/  https://www.esri.com/training/catalog/5acd14a785785d4ea0ae917f/arcgis-common-patterns-of-use/  These are important works for anyone seeking to… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
I get asked a lot "What resources does Esri have for me to use or learn with?" The answer is "A LOT!" Rather than require you to go hunting, I'm presenting here a bunch from which you can easily choose as you see fit.   First, the good news. K12 schools can have software at the school at no cost for instructional use. Go to… (Show more)
MMathias-esristaff
MMathias-esristaff mentioned Youth Serving and Informal Out of School GIS Education 3 months ago Show mention context
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
"Workforce" is a prominent topic for state governors; every state is concerned about employability of young people after school … and even during school. And, every year, at Esri's User Conference, some GIS-using professional at a business, non-profit group, or government agency will mention to me the challenge they face "finding people with the… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Across USA, a committed crew is making waves. In 2009, Esri launched Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS (or "T3G"), an Institute for educators anxious to help other educators use GIS for instruction. In T3G, exploring the latest tools goes hand-in-hand with investigating classroom content, modeling instructional strategies, discussing professional… (Show more)