GIS 4 Schools is negotiating a contract extension with MN DNR to continue providing technical assistance to teachers interested in conducting a Firewise in the Classroom project. Teachers are encouraged to contact Ken Pekarek about a Firewise project. GIS 4 Schools wants your input. Over the coming months, the focus of web site will be redesigned. Your input is welcomed.
GIS 4 Schools has developed five easy-to-teach lessons that explore ArcGIS Online's mapping potential. All lessons match the Minnesota's new social studies and science standards. For details click on AGO Lessons
Ken Pekarek is available to come to your school to teach these new lessons. To schedule a session email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Century Community College is again offering Firewise as a Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall Service Learning Courses: Criminal Justice, Public Safety and Education.
To see a sample of the New JMAPS process download the following file: New JMAPS (PDF)
GIS 4 Schools will again be providing technical support to Minnesota Schools participating in Firewise in the Classroom and it will be a very busy year. Eighteen school projects are scheduled and GIS 4 Schools will be exhibiting at 9 teacher Conferences in Minnesota.
Firewise School Projects: Teachers interested in scheduling a Firewise Project need to contact Ken Pekarek at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GIS 4 Schools provides lessons that educators can use in their classrooms.