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Adena Schutzberg
Geographer and educator
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GIS Education Weekly: A Lot About GIS at Universities and a Little About Esri UC
Articles and Resources   It turns out that Maryland is hard to draw! Time:  Americans Are Really Bad at Drawing These 3 States  - The results are based on a challenge to readers from the previous week. Via @dianamaps. NY Times:  When You Should (and Shouldn...

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GIS Education Weekly: Esri EdUC, Teaching Math with GIS, Balloon Mapping Expansion
Esri Education GIS Conference I'm involved with two sessions at the event, which starts Saturday, that might be of interest. On Saturday at 8:30 am (first session of the conference), I'm hosting a workshop exploring how to leverage Esri's MOOCs within exist...

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GIS Education Weekly: Google Earth, ArcGIS Pro and Coloring in the Curriculum
Resources and Articles Map Size and Interactivity Levels Mapbox Blog: Designing maps for mobile devices  - Nathaniel Slaughter explores how to think about map scale, map size and the user's motion to make fit for purpose visualizations. As Bill Morris (@vtc...

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GIS Education Weekly: High Schoolers Map the Impact of Katrina on Crime and Collect Images on the Summer Solstice
A part of the overall winner's story map Articles and Resources University of Minnesota:  U-Spatial Prize Highlights Thought-Provoking Data Maps  - University of Minnesota's U-Spatial, which supports spatial research as part of the Office of the Vice Presid...

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GIS Education Weekly: Students Map Chinatown Sounds, Abortion Clinics and Class Gifts
Cap Map Resources and Articles The Harvard Map Collection  offers a story map  of its current exhibition, Manuscript Maps. At right is a graduation cap tweeted from Loudoun County (VA) Public Schools Geospatial Science program (@LCPS_GIS). The student in qu...

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GIS Education Weekly: A Playable Simulation of Segregation, Mapping School Safety in L.A.
via @JoelBSperanza Resources and Articles Education is Not Football - I like the graphic and its suggestion about multiple options for educating students.  Parable of the Polygons - A playable simulation about neighbors and segregation based on game theory....

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GIS Education Weekly: Personalized Geo Book for Kids, Free FME Home Use for Big Kids
Resources and Articles Boston deals with "Move in Week" Medium:  Trash City  - A story with graphs and maps (CARTO) explores how Boston endure's "move in week," the week when nearly 160,000 students return for the start of the college semester. By Jim Hadda...

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GIS Education Weekly: Portland State Explores Resistance GIS
Resources and Article of Interest Oregon Public Broadcasting:  Resistance GIS  - Portland State University graduate students Sachi Arakawa and Tim Hitchins co-organized the  Resistance GIS  mini-conference May 20th on campus. The podcast covers how activist...

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GIS Education Weekly: Slate, NYTimes Get Serious About Geographic Literacy and the Value of GeoData
Resources and Articles Esri released the third and final 2017 GeoInquiries collection “sample” pack . It's for World History and contains four activities, with 11 more coming. Two other 2017 collections are available: American Literature (currently 11 act...

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GIS Education Weekly: Should the GIS Tool Matter? Where's the Collected Wisdom on the GISP?
Resources and Articles Business Insider:  The CDC mapped out where people with cancer live in the US — here's what it found  - "The data shows that Kentucky has the overall highest rate of cancer deaths (199.3 deaths per 100,000 people), while Utah has the ...
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