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Thursday, September 20, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: Data Collection Cruise Goes Wrong, Students Still Learn


Likelihood of Friendships from
San Bernardino County, CA.
Darker is higher likelihood. 
NY Times: How Connected Is Your Community to Everywhere Else in America? - Connectedness reveals that geography matters. As usual, there are fun interactives to explore.

Esri: Enhancing iBooks with ArcGIS Online Maps - My colleague Tom Baker provides a tutorial.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: Why Did I Get that GIS Master's Degree?

Education News

EdWeek: State Grades on Chance for Success: Map and Rankings - "Examine the grades and scores that states and the nation earned on the Chance for Success Index in Quality Counts 2018, along with how they scored on a host of socioeconomic and other indicators that go into those rankings. For a description of what these education indicators mean, view the grading scale and methodology." Related article.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

GIS Education Weekly: The Geography of Flexible Seating


New York Times: How Much Hotter Is Your Hometown Than When You Were Born? - This interactive site brings climate change home.
Climate change in my hometown, based on models crafted
into a New York Times interactive.

Bored Teachers Blog: 16 Awesome Flexible-Seating Classrooms That'll Blow Your Teacher Mind - K-12 educators sure know a lot about managing space in the classroom.