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K-12 educators: Learn about GIS at a conference near you

Attending conferences and workshops is an effective way to network with other educators and to find useful resources and tools that can enhance your teaching. Check out the conferences for K-12 educators that will be running in the next couple of months. You will have the opportunity to meet a member of the K-12 Education group who can help you find new ways to integrate GIS in your teaching.

Students use mapping technology to learn about a mining company in their community

A great way to engage students in learning is to connect with local businesses in your community. Students from a school in Perth, Ontario partnered with a local mining company to conduct a reclamation survey using Esri software. Read more about this interesting project and find out what technology they used to collect and map their survey findings.

K-12 Educators: Fall online sessions to sharpen your ArcGIS Online skills

Are you ready to learn about ArcGIS Online in order to integrate it into your teaching this school year? Find out how you can register for our fall online sessions that are aimed at users of all levels who want to sharpen their ArcGIS Online skills.

How Queen’s Researchers Built a 3D Visualization Tool for Geological Samples

Learn about the virtual learning environment that Dr. Georgia Fotopoulos and her students in Geological Engineering at Queen’s University in collaboration with Esri Canada are creating to help students understand the relationship between rock samples and their geological environment.

The GIS Ambassador Program: Connecting K-12 educators with the GIS community

Have you heard about the GIS Ambassador Program? Through the program, GIS professionals and students can become a GIS Ambassador and share their passion for using GIS in the classroom. Find out how many GIS Ambassadors have signed up for the program so far and how educators can connect with one in the fall.