Be inspired this new school year by reading about Cory Munro, an Ontario teacher who's passionate about geography and GIS. Find out how he's used GIS in his teaching to engage his students and what he plans to do with it in the near future.
A talented teacher inspires their students to want to learn through class engagement and focus. Find out how a teacher from Toronto's East York Collegiate has been influencing some of his students to study geographic information systems in their post-secondary endeavors.
Every year the K-12 group has the opportunity to meet interesting teachers who want to do cool things with their students using GIS. I had the good fortune to meet one such teacher in 2013. Find out what David Scott's been doing with ArcGIS Online in his geography and science classes.
Collaboration is a great way to learn from your peers. Find out how an English teacher discovered the possibilities of ArcGIS Online when she worked with a Geography teacher at her school.
ArcGIS Online is a great way to bring inquiry into your classroom. It helps to engage students and fosters critical thinking. Find out how Greg Neil, a teacher from Calgary, successfully used ArcGIS Online with his grade seven science students and how he plans to integrate GIS into his lessons in the New Year.
Geographic information systems are a great tool to use in a geography class, but it can also be applied to other subjects like history. Find out how James Cox, a teacher from Palmerston, Ontario incorporated ArcGIS Online in his grade 8 History class.
Colin Robertson is a teacher from Ottawa, ON who was introduced toArcGIS Online earlier this year and, without a hitch, he successfully incorporated it into his teaching. He teaches grade 7 Science, grade 9 Geography and grade 11 Environmental Science at Elmwood School, an independent International Baccalaureate (IB) school for girls. Read more about Colin here.
A great teacher inspires their students to do amazing things. John Nicolucci is a respected and well-loved teacher in Toronto. He just retired after working for 18 years at Crescent School. Find out about the impact he had on his students and his contributions to GIS education in Ontario.
Mark Lowry is a leader in geographic education who's had a big influence on the adoption of spatial technologies and curriculum development in his long career in education. His dedication to promoting GIS in Ontario has given us many opportunities to work with him. Read more about Mark's contributions and his impact on teachers, students and his colleagues.
Are you an educator who's interested in using ArcGIS at your school, but you’ve encountered some obstacles along the way? Well, read this inspiring story about Jonathan Fletcher, a teacher who was determined to update the GIS lab at his school. Find out how he successfully did it.