ArcGIS StoryMaps

StoryMaps Live featuring educator Kathy Carroll

Join us on Wednesday, April 8th, at 2pm Eastern for the next edition of StoryMaps Live.

 

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Our featured storyteller: Kathy Carroll

 

Kathy Carroll (photo by Danny Fulgencio)

Featured storyteller Kathy Carroll—an educator for over twenty-five years—currently teaches world history and serves as the social studies vertical team chair at St. John’s Episcopal School in Dallas, Texas. Informed by her Master of Humanities degree and graduate certificate in Digital Public Humanities, Kathy believes that language, art, technology, science, religion, geography, and math have impacted the march of history in ways large and small. She engages students through interdisciplinary digital humanities, with multi-media classroom projects and historical field research

Kathy last summer adapted the work of Dr. Samir Meghelli to build an interdisciplinary digital exhibit for the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum using ArcGIS StoryMaps. The exhibit entitled A Right to the City, tells the evolving story of Washington D.C. neighborhoods through historical records, photos, and personal accounts. In response to the recent COVID-19 pandemic, Kathy is using ArcGIS StoryMaps and her new storytelling skills to package a meaningful digital learning experience for her online classroom.

About the authors

An anthropologist focused on community engagement, citizen mapping, and applied ethnography, Greyson researches and designs dynamic, multimedia stories for ArcGIS StoryMaps.

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Ross Donihue is a cartographer and product engineer on Esri's StoryMaps editorial team. He uses place-based storytelling to engage users through beautiful, informative, and inspiring cartography. He is dedicated to using technologies to make fresh visuals that attract attention, showcase impact, and engage new audiences. He has a masters degree in Environmental Management from the Yale school of Forestry & Environmental Studies. When he's not making maps he loves woodworking projects, photography, and fermentation.

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