Esri News for Education features case studies of students, educators, and administrators doing amazing things with GIS, curricular ideas, tips on implementation, map and data sources, and much more. In case you missed reading one of the last few issues, they are linked to this blog below. To subscribe, go to the subscription page, then “more newsletters”, then select “Education.”
The Spring 2012 issue features Stanford University’s GIS initiatives, The Los Angeles County Unified School District’s smartphone maintenance app, Palm Beach County Florida’s GIS-based curriculum, Kuwait University’s campus development, students in a native village in Alaska mapping climate change, GIS work at the Tufts University library, and a college student winning a prize for a mobile phone app.
The Fall 2012 issue features GIS integration into Career and Technical Education, school bus routing, smart mapping in ArcGIS Online, advancing STEM education, preserving history at Stanford University, Young Scholar awardees, mapping geology in New Zealand, the Geospatial Semester in Virginia, and more.
The Fall 2013 issue features web mapping with students from Ireland, extending GIS education beyond the classroom, story maps, GIS at 4H, the ArcGIS platform in higher education, the Teachers Teaching Teachers GIS (T3G) institute, GIS in careers, and other stories.
The Spring 2013 issue features the mobile application at Harvard University’s arboretum, GIS education in Africa, work from the first Esri education ambassador, a new Our Digital Earth course, Murray State University’s online business-oriented GIS modules, leveraging social media, community analyst, and more.
The Spring 2014 issue includes distance education at Penn State, converging global trends in GIS education, livening up the classroom with the “undead”, educational heroes, apps in education in Australia, grappling with school district growth, spatial thinking, and other information.
The Winter 2014 issue features creating a bright future for students, Abu Dhabi GIS education initiatives, improving school management with GIS, interior mapping at the University of Washington, returning to college, innovations at Kenyatta University, and other stories.