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Lixin Huang; IT Engineer II (GIS), Brevard County, Board of County Commissioners&Yuliang Huang; 7th Grade, Edgewood Jr./Sr. High School Name: Lixin   What was your favorite class in K-12? Science   How did you first learn about and/or use GIS? I took a GIS class in the first semester of my master program in 1999. I remembered that I was using… (Show more)
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Educators often want maps or posters for the classroom wall, especially at the start of the school year. Here are some ideas: Think about having students cut up older Esri Map Books, if you have some, or have each print off a favorite map from the online digital versions of these, at http://www.esri.com/mapmuseum Or explore the "Maps We Love"… (Show more)
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August 2016 GeoMentor Spotlight:Dawn Wright, Esri Chief Scientist What was your favorite class in K-12? Recess (just kidding), it was Science, with History a close second (we did not have geography in my K‐12) How did you first learn about and/or use GIS? I was not exposed to GIS until my doctoral education. A few years after the deepsea… (Show more)
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The August GeoMentors Community Newsletter is now available!  
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GeoMentor Reports from the Field:  Cary worked with High School students and the NRCA to remove invasive species! arcg.is/2bK9KuK
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City/State of School, School District, or Group: Veira, FL   Grade level of students you or your educator collaborator work/worked with: Grade 6   Subject/topic of class/group you assisted your collaborator with: Using GIS to Analyze Students with Free Lunch   Approximately how many students were engaged in GIS activities through this… (Show more)
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We have a new educator seeking a GeoMentor!  Mary-Pat, in Fort Collins CO, is new to teaching geography.  "I am in the beginning stages of learning how to use the GIS software.  I seek help in understanding how to use this technology effectively with 6th grade students, how to access and use available data bases to populate maps with data, and how to create my own data files with which to populate maps."  You can reach Mary-Pat at marypath@psdschools.org
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Kathy Stevens, a GISP in Planning and Development Services in Kenton County Kentucky, has this to say about her GeoMentor experience:

"It has been good for our agency to have this as a public outreach program to educate our constituents on how we serve them and personally this has been an encouraging and validating experience. We don’t often get to evaluate our past success much, usually just moving on to the next project, with this program I have had the chance to showcase our past projects in sharing them with the students. Also in telling them what sort of careers they can have in GIS, I am also reminding myself why I enjoy my job so much. It is fun to watch them get excited about the things I see every day, exclaiming “cool” and “this is so awesome”, for one it was interesting to hear that this idioms are still used and makes me remember my first response to seeing GIS/aerials. People often talk about remembering their first love for the things they do, something we can take for granted or forget once those things become a daily activity.
While I cannot speak for anyone else, I for one am thoroughly enjoying the Geo Mentor experience."
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11 yr old Yuliang Huang worked with his GeoMentor dad to analyze the school lunch program in his area! http://arcg.is/2aood1s
jkeen@aag
The July GeoMentors Newsletter is out! Meet our featured GM, tackle the monthly mentor challenge, and discover new resources!
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