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Workshop or Online/ Webinar Classes Available

Discover how to include ArcGIS Online into your curriculum. Workshop or webinar classes are available for individuals, groups, teachers and/ or students; designed to meet your needs and curriculum.

Monday, March 27, 2023 | 6:30 p.m. | Zoom Webinar
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Esri’s Middle and High School Map Competition: IT’S NOT TOO LATE!

Have you considered having your students enter the Esri Middle/High School Map Competition? There’s still time to register to participate in this year’s competition.

What’s holding you back?

  • Unsure of how to add one more thing to do during the school day?

  • Feeling bogged down by the required curriculum or meeting standards?

  • Need a refresher or introduction to the ArcGIS Online or StoryMaps software?

  • Need an idea for a topic?

  • Not sure what subject you need to teach in order to submit projects?

  • Don’t have the organizational account?

  • Forgot where to find the information and forms?

  • Don’t know the requirements or how it will be judged?

This meet-up will get you started and answer the questions above. Many, many projects are not started until mid to late March – or even until April. Fabulous prizes await your students!

And we won’t only be talking about the competition. We will include a refresher of how to access and develop a StoryMap, as well as how to add maps into the StoryMap narrative.

Take a chance – learn how to involve your students in a learning challenge! Or even if not interested in a competition, join us to learn more about storytelling through maps.

There is no cost to attend, but please consider donating to support our GSC GIS Teacher Meet-Up and other Geographic Society of Chicago programming.

Don't forget you can visit the GSC website 24/7 at

Image credit: “Create a GIS Project in 3 Easy Steps.” Blog. GIS Cloud. October 4, 2022,


Judy Bock
Geography & GIS Education Consultant

Jenni Dahl
GIS Education Consultant

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