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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
GIS aids exploring complex situations and solving problems. Countless industry leaders, front-line analysts, behind-the-scenes developers, and in-the-trenches workers rely on it, for simple daily tasks on up to the biggest challenges. They seldom have step-by-step instruction, especially when venturing into new realms. They puzzle and explore,… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Experienced GIS users (even K12 students) often speak in terms of custom projects. This is where GIS helps students be at their most powerful -- digging into a topic of one's choosing, allowing the user to explore, analyze, and customize at will. Tom Baker's blogpost on instructional materials and this Instructional Use of GIS document from Esri's… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
With skill, passion, and analysis, high school and middle school students are exploring their world and creating interesting map products with ArcGIS Online. Esri challenges US students to create and share maps about something in their home states, striving to be among the best in the school, state, and nation. Esri's 2018 ArcGIS Online US School… (Show more)
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tbaker-esristaff
For over 25 years, the Esri Schools Program has created or collaborated on a variety of instructional materials.  Perhaps you recognize some of these. Maybe you've even used some of them.     Carl Rogers' Diffusion of Innovations is a theoretical model that describes how ideas (and technologies) can be spread over time in a social system. The… (Show more)
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
About 50 of the most popular technical workshops from this year’s UC are now posted on YouTube for the public. Any organizations that wish to purchase the full technical workshop collection can do so from our recording vendor at esrionline.com.    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaPDDLTCmy4YcXpv_ypX3YicMHVUOuGYR
cfitzpatrick-esristaff
The document "AGO Orgs for Schools" has had some important updates to text, with some key additions to "Best Practices", and more links to assistance for getting started and long-term managing. Same address as before: http://esri.box.com/agoorgsforschools
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Michigan's GRACE Project (GIS Resources and Applications for Career Education) helps students use GIS. GRACE uses a coordinated and multi-tiered approach for educators and students alike, and works with communities across the state to identify partners interested in high school student interns with GIS knowledge and skills.   Last week, at the… (Show more)
tbaker-esristaff
At Esri, we are impressed by and want to showcase the hard work and creativity of K12 teachers using ArcGIS Online. So, we are holding a monthly video challenge. Show us the powerful things you do! Learn more >>
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cfitzpatrick-esristaff
Roxana Ayala was the opening speaker of the student team on stage at Esri's 2013 User Conference. Having just completed 11th grade at the Math, Science, and Technology Magnet Academy of Roosevelt High School and LAUSD, in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of East Los Angeles, Roxana and her 90 classmates had worked with GIS for only four months, in a… (Show more)
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