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GIS Education News Weekly: Geotech in PhysEd, TSA Geographic Literacy, Map Projections

Geospatial in Phys Ed? Danielle Grant, a Potsdam, NY elementary school physical education teacher has been named the 2014 New York State Physical Education Teacher of the Year. She's high tech: Grant uses pedometers, pulse sticks, GPS units, gaming systems, iPads, PowerPoint, the...

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MOOC from Open Online Academy Starts this Fall: Introduction to GIS and Mapping

Introduction to GIS and Mapping starts this fall from the Open Online Academy. The course page suggests it's either four weeks or eight; it's not clear. Until recently cartography skills where hard to learn. Today, new technologies allow us to download...Read more

Takeaways from the Esri Education GIS Conference 2014

Executive Editor Adena Schutzberg attended Esri’s 15th annual Education GIS Conference last week in San Diego. She shares some ideas and innovations from the conference sessions and a suggestion for next year.

GIS =

Yet again I found an article where GIS expanded as Global Information System. Falkowski is a graduate of Valparaiso University in planning and building and with global information systems, or GIS. Falkowski worked for Lake County Planner Ned Kovackevich and...Read more

GIS Education News Weekly: Certificate of Competency, Geo for All grows, MS Students Win

Certificate of Competence in GIS from Hawaii Institutions Starting this August, UH Maui College, Hawai‘i Community College and Kaua‘i Community College will offer two accelerated, eight-week credit courses in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) leading to a...Read more

What You Need to Know About GeoNet

Esri announced its new community connection environment, GeoNet, during the plenary on Monday. Here's what you need to know: It's for everyone interested in discussing geospatial challenges and solutions, not just Esri users. It's more than forums,...Read more

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