Update me: Esri ArcGIS Online for free

Provider: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)
£35.00 (no VAT on this item) Members
£45.00 (no VAT on this item) Non Members

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Description 'Update me' sessions are a series of evening events that focus on skills, pedagogy and educational updates. This session is a demonstration of Esri's new free online ArcGIS product. Find out more about what this free product can do and hear some ideas for embedding GIS into your teaching at all Key Stages. Date: Tuesday 11 November 2014. Venue: RGS-IBG London
Duration 5pm -7pm

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Categories Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, Humanities, Teaching staff, Advanced Skills Teacher, Excellent Teacher, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Non-practising teacher, Post-threshold Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Teacher trainer, Cross-curricular Themes, Global dimension, Health and Safety, Outdoor Activities, Sustainable Development, Assessment, Bilingual Support / EAL, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school
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About the session

The outline of the session is set out below:

Introduction to ArcGIS Online (demonstration only)

A comparison of the free single user account and the school subscription

How to collect and map primary fieldwork data in ArcGIS Online

Secondary data sources and ArcGIS Online:


· Met Office

· UK crime data

· UK Census data

Using ArcGIS Online with Microsoft Office (2010 and above)

· Excel

· PowerPoint


Evidence underpinning this approach

About Esri ArcGIS Online

ArcGIS Online is a new Web GIS from Esri that will allow all schools to start teaching with GIS and meet the requirements of the new geography curriculum. It is available as a free single user account or as a school subscription for a newly reduced price of £100 + VAT per year.  ArcGIS Online can be accessed through a browser, mobile apps or Microsoft Office (2010 and above) and pupils can easily access it from home. It comes preloaded with maps, imagery and data from around the world including UK Census data. It also has tutorials and lesson ideas to help you get started plus curriculum and technical support from Esri UK.


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