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Kidworks Story Map Training Session

Teaching GIS to Youth at KidWorks

Summary report by Tarlan Razzaghi and Haritha Vendra Summary KidWorks is a community-based, nonprofit organization that provides after-school programs, tutoring, mentoring, health education, and parent involvement to low-income, at-risk youth in Central Santa Ana, located in Orange County, California. With the goal…

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GIS instructor for summer camp in Houston, Texas

Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) helps the 25 school districts in the state’s largest county meet the needs of all learners, by providing support to districts, educators and students.  Services include professional development for educators, educator certification, business support…

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K-12 Project in California

GISCorps Volunteer teaching Spatial Thinking/GIS to students - California By Javier Aguilar As a volunteer of the GISCorps, I have been able to expose elementary school children to spatial thinking and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). I teach a one hour…

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Mission in Tirana

GISCorps volunteer taught GIS to K-12 students in Albania The Urban and Regional Planning department at the University of Florida (UF)  , in partnership with the Albanian-American foundation Martin and Mirash Ivanaj (whose mission is to promote science and education amongst…

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K-12 Mission with 4-H Club in Grant County, Washington

Four GISCorps Volunteers Assist a 4-H Club in Grant County, Washington By Beth Carpenter, Crystal Murphy, JJ Bach, Kelly Stancel, GISCorps Volunteers Our GISCorps volunteer team assisted WSU Extension 4H Youth Development and Grant County Emergency Management in conducting several events…

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K-12 Mission with 4-H Club in Ames, Iowa

K-12 Project: GISCorps Volunteer Helps Critique Maps Created by Youth in Ames, Iowa By Jane Runneals, Leader, Central Area 4-H Tech Team The Central Iowa Area 4-H Tech Team recently had their club Achievement Show on June 13th, 2009 in…

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K-12 Project – Sac County Barn Quilts Project

GISCorps Volunteer assists Local 4-H'ers in using GPS/GIS to map Barn Quilts of Sac County, Iowa In September 2007, Carol Ehlers, Northwest 4-H Youth Field Specialist from Iowa State University (ISU) Extension office requested assistance for their Sac County Barn…

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