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Across the U.S., high school and middle school students are exploring their world and creating interesting map products with ArcGIS Online. Esri now challenges students to create and share maps about something in their home states, working to be among the best in the school, state, and nation. The ArcGIS Online US School Competition 2017 is open… (Show more)
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Want to do a simple crowdsourcing activity? Want to engage students in exploring areas around school, across the state, or spanning the country, using both demographic and landscape data? Want to make it an activity based on your students’ choices? Want to use the analysis powers in an ArcGIS Online Organization? Try the “Community Round Mile.”  … (Show more)
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We've heard from some higher education faculty members that they've had trouble convincing their administrations to enable Single Sign On (SSO) for ArcGIS. At their request, and with the help of Esri solutions architect Jim VanOstenbridge, we've prepared the attached generic memo to campus IT directors. We hope you'll find it useful to adapt this… (Show more)
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With support from the Geography Education National Implementation Project (GENIP), the American Association of Geographers (AAG) has developed a proposal for a new Advanced Placement course in Geographic Information Science and Technology (AP GIS&T).    All U.S. high schools, colleges, and universities are invited to review the proposal by… (Show more)
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There is a science to troubleshooting. Like the NPR Car Talk guys do, you need to think like Sherlock Holmes. Nobody can help you troubleshoot without data -- not Sherlock, not Tom&Ray, not Esri's Tech Support folks. You need to be scientific in troubleshooting. Once you are, you can usually troubleshoot things yourself. You can also teach others… (Show more)
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Explore education events (presentations, workshops, conferences, institutes) in which GIS is included. Searchable map: http://esriurl.com/edgisevents Form for submitting event data: http://arcg.is/2e6zzbe   ((Not to be confused with GIS Day events. For those, see http://www.gisday.com.))
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I received a common question: "How can my students collaborate on a map, like they do in an online doc?" With so many schools using Googledocs and similar tools, this is understandably confusing. Student1 makes a map, saves it, and shares it in the Org/Group. Student2 opens it, makes changes, and wants to save those back. Generally, no, that won't… (Show more)
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Esri EdUC = July 8-11, 2017, San Diego CA (Marriott Marquis & Marina) The call for papers is open! Our theme this year: "From Inquiry to Insights". Submit your lightning talk abstract by Oct28 - http://arcg.is/2dFx77u
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More and more educators have stories written about or broadcast about their activities engaging GIS. If you see/hear a story about the use of GIS in education (or even just including GIS as long as it is noticeable), please let us know via this form. Ideally these should be publicly visible, but even knowing there is something behind a paywall is… (Show more)
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