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Teaching During Disruption

ArcGIS Online supports rich lessons and projects, even in disruptions. Teachers and parents can help kids learn, on any connected device.

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Student “Maptivists” Inspire
STEM magnet school students inspired by show how they used ArcGIS to understand and change their neighborhood in Boyle Heights, East L.A..
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Invigorating STEM Curriculum

GIS supports STEM learning with integrative, project-based experiences, providing context to education. Spatial analysis and critical-thinking skills prepare young minds to succeed in course work, further education, and life.

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GIS supports STEM in Hawaii
STEMworks Hawaii helps students and teachers use ArcGIS for community projects.
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Campus Sustainability

School administrators use GIS for smarter planning and sustainability - saving time, controlling costs, and improving safety. Campus maps and analytics help manage facilities, operations, assets, work orders, and security.

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Investing in Schools and Kids
The Oakland Unified School District uses GIS to address chronic absenteeism and further academic achievement.
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A Software Developer's Story

Nate Ebel’s past as a GIS student was a prologue to his career in software development. Read his journey from the UC stage to a career in GIS.

Offerings for Schools

We are committed to helping schools thrive with free online mapping tools, curriculum, and support.

Let's Talk

Esri's education outreach efforts include sharing information and best practices, providing advice, and advocating for educators' needs. Have a question or comment about GIS in education? Schedule a conversation with a member of our team.