Fun with GIS 224: Cornucopia

11-06-2017 06:07 AM
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Opportunities abound for use of GIS by students in schools and clubs, and for their leaders. Education about these does too. Herewith a cornucopia of links to key items:

  1. GeoInquiries provide a feast of intro GIS activities in key classroom content areas, requiring no login, download, or install, at
  2. Getting Started with GIS for Educators is a one-page step-by-step pathway that helps teachers or club leaders begin, at
  3. ArcGIS Schools & Clubs Bundle is available to any K12 school or formal youth club, for instruction, for free, at
  4. GeoMentors can help schools or clubs use GIS. Anyone who wants to be or to find a GeoMentor can get started at Map#4 of
  5. GIS Day is November 15, 2017, though any day can be used as "GIS Day." See tons of events and resources at
  6. Computer Science Week is December 4-10, 2017, and GIS can play a role (this week and all year long). See
  7. 2018 Esri School Teacher Video Challenge gives a monthly prize to one educator who submits a 60-second video about how they use ArcGIS Online,
  8. 2018 ArcGIS Online Competition for HS+MS (17 states participating as of this writing), with state deadlines in advance of Esri's final deadline in May 2018,
  9. 2018 Esri Education GIS Conference is accepting presentation proposals through December 1, 2017, at

No lack of opportunity for students or educators!

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** Esri Education Mgr, 1992-today ** Esri T3G staff, 2009-present ** Social Studies teacher, grades 7-12, 1977-1992 (St. Paul, MN) ** NCGE Distinguished Teacher Award 1991, George J Miller Award 2016 ** ** ** ** Only education can save the world.