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Esri’s GIS software magnifies efficiency and understanding. Researchers use it to evaluate and map data from many sources to create new theories and models. Students can enhance classroom assignments by applying mapping technology and visualization tools to them. At the administrative level, GIS is used to monitor facilities and assets.

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Tom McCaffrey, GIS coordinator, University of Calgary



Virtual Workstations Provide Low Cost Option for Online ArcGIS Courses

As the longtime director of the GIS center at Delta State University, Talbot Brooks had carefully constructed a program around the university’s ArcGIS license that was a lighthouse installation for other colleges developing their own GIS programs.
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ArcGIS Online Supports the Goals of Abu Dhabi’s New School Model

Abu Dhabi’s New School Model was introduced to nurture a technology-rich environment in both its primary and secondary schools. As part of this new emphasis on technology, GIS exercises have been included in the sixth-grade curriculum.
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Jack Dangermond Pledges $1 Billion of Mapping Software To America's K-12 Schools

As part of President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative, Jack Dangermond, founder of Esri, is making ArcGIS Online available to more than 100,000 schools. Read more

Creating a Bright Future for All Kids through Digital Learning

Charlie Fitzpatrick, school solutions manager, discusses the potential impact on K-12 education in the United States from Esri’s contribution to President Obama’s ConnectED Initiative. Read more


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