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iahern
Award winning author Lyn Malone will be in NH on May 13th presenting a workshop on her Instructional Guide for the ArcGIS Book.  For further information please see:  Lyn Malone in NH! May 13th! - NH Educational GIS Partnership 
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
I’m the Customer Advocacy Lead for Desktop products and part of what I do is keep an eye on trends in the cases that are logged with technical support.  Since the first release of ArcGIS Pro a couple of years ago, we have noticed that a big chunk of Pro-related questions boil down to getting Named User licensing set up.  This makes sense, as this… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
The Esri Education Outreach team is pleased to announce the release of a sample pack from the forthcoming GeoInquiries™ collection for American Literature classrooms.  The sample pack includes the first seven activities supporting high school American Literature instruction with ArcGIS Online.  Eight additional activities will be released over the… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
When an experienced teacher retires, the loss can be huge. Fortunately, some stay engaged, learning insatiably and sharing more widely. So it will be with 8th grade geography teacher Dave Casey of Buffalo Middle School, in a small town just beyond the northwestern suburbs of Minneapolis. After decades of over 150 kids a day, with a bum knee… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
The Esri Education Outreach team is pleased to announce the release of a sample pack from the forthcoming GeoInquiries™ collection for Mathematics.  The sample pack includes the first four activities supporting algebra 1 or geometry instruction with ArcGIS Online.  Eleven additional activities will be released over the coming weeks. Topics in the… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
Join Esri for the Create Together Citizen Science Event   Not too late to register for the Wednesday, May 17th (9:00am – 4:00pm central) event during the CSA conference in Minnesota.  No GIS experience is necessary.  Bring ideas and mobile devices, event team will supply breakfast, lunch and coffee.  Registered participants receive extended trial… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
Explore or follow the new GeoInquiries project within the K12 Instruction group on GeoNet.  See: GeoInquiries    Direct link: http://esriurl.com/geonetGeoInquiries   GeoInquiries are short, standards-based inquiry activities for teaching map-based concepts found in commonly used textbooks.  Since 2014 GeoInquiries have been used to integrate… (Show more)
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frobchen
I wrote this lesson after reading about the Oroville Dam's compromised spillway after the heavy February rains in California.  I read about this in the Los Angeles Times.   I preceded this lesson with a basic lesson on mapping favorite places.  In that lesson, students learned how to create an Excel spreadsheet, convert it to an csv file, then…
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frobchen
My students created an excel spreadsheet, then converted it to a csv file.  They imported the file, but Lake Shasta, etc. are in the far east.     I looked for help on google which suggested that I "Right click the table and select display XY data.The X field should equal longitude.The Y field should equal latitude."  Nope...didn't work.   Below… (Show more)
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Entries to the ArcGIS Online Competition for US HS+MS need to be either "presentations," "web apps," or "story maps." There are various pointers to each of these, and more all the time. As I encounter more, I will add to this list, and encourage you to reply to this post with other publicly visible helping hints.   General: Story Map on… (Show more)
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