MAPS & APPS
Maps & Apps is a summer GIS program for students aged 11-17 to introduce students to the field of technology in a fun way (drones). The week-long GIS program (Monday-Thursday) costs $250 per child and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The locations include Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Lafayette, New Orleans, West Feliciana, and St. Tammany.
International GIS Day
Annually more than 100 to 200 students from throughout Baton Rouge are invited to learn about GIS. The GeoMentors (professionals working as GIS Analysts), lead groups of students through three educational, hands-on activities which include built your own story map, collection of inventory data using smart phones and creating a national geographic map which offers spatial thinking through kinetic learning.
Annual Map Competition ArcGIS On Line U. S. School Competition
This competition is open annually to high school (grades 9-12) and middle school students (grades 4-8) in the U.S who can analyze, interpret, and present data via an ArcGIS Online presentation, web app, or story map.
MIGHTY MAPS INSTITUTE
Mighty Maps Institute is a grant partnership program between LA RS GIS/Global Geospatial Institute and ESRI. It's our goal to provide professional development workshop and training to teachers and educators in a school district.
The expectation is our 24-hour instructional session can be segmented in several different ways and will cover all components of ArcGIS online and GIS desktop. The workshop and trainings are designed for K-12 administrators, teachers and educators within the school district, especially career tech educators and counselors.
Part of the Mighty Maps Institute will be the establishment and setup of an Arc GIS online organizational account, username and passwords for your students and administrators and the setup of groups and members in your groups. We will cover an introduction to Geo Inquiries, building of story maps, use of mobile devices for collecting data, GIS data, using art collector, and much more.
Should you have any questions regarding Mighty Map Institute, please call us at (225) 939-1091 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org