Resource Collections - Schools

Resource collections for schools are no-cost instructional materials and educator documents designed along thematic or conceptual lines of inquiry. The collections below are sequenced from pre-built classroom activities to managing a school's ArcGIS Online Organizational subscription.

Search by keyword the ArcLessons collection and resources below.

STAGE 1: USING PRE-BUILT CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES

GeoInquiries for ArcGIS Online
GeoInquiries - Earth Science
Short activities for middle school Earth Science
GeoInquiries - US History
Short activities for high school U.S. history
GeoInquiries - Advanced Human Geography
Short activities for high school human geography
GeoInquiries - Advanced Environmental Science
Short activities for high school classrooms
GeoInquiries - Grade 4 Interdisciplinary
Short activities for elementary classrooms
Our World GIS Education
Mapping Our World
Extended lessons for middle school world geography
Thinking Spatially Using GIS
Extended lessons for upper elementary geography students

STAGE 2: BUILDING TECHNICAL AND PEDAGOGICAL SKILLS

Teacher readings and documents
GIS in educaiton videos a. Videos
All kinds of videos for a full array of interests. Many videos are downloadable.
Teacher instructional documents b. GIS in Education documents
A collection of instructional documents to help educators use ArcGIS Online. Great start for ConnectED Schools! Start with:

STAGE 3: CREATING YOUR SCHOOL ARCGIS ONLINE ORGANIZATION

Teacher readings and next-steps
ArcGIS Online Organizations for Schools ArcGIS Online Organizations for Schools
Setting up an ArcGIS Online Organization for use in K12 schools.
ConnectED Esri ConnectED Home
Request a school's organization account. Scroll to the bottom for the request form.