AGSPACE GIS Certification for Florida's Digital Tools Certificates Enters 2nd Year
Now Available for Middle School Agriculture, Environmental, or Science Programs
The Florida Digital Tools Certificates enter their second year with many classrooms offering certifiable digital skills to students. The only agriculture/environmental specific program, the AGSPACE certification recognizes and teaches GIS skills while exploring agriculture and environmental applications. This certification is perfect for all types of programs that focus on agriculture as well as biology, ecology, and environmental/sustainability applications.
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School Spotlight - Houston School for Law Enforcement & Criminal Justice
Each year, students at Houston School for Law Enforcement learn about GIS using the Digital Quest GIS in Homeland Security course. Their year culminates in using their newly acquired skills to analyze a local problem. These maps showcase some of the great analysis students produced in 2013 studying hurricanes and emergency preparedness!
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Penta Career Students Focus on GIS Curriculum & Using Skills for Community Projects
Perrysburg, OH -- Building on four years of commitment to GIS in the classroom, Penta Career Center has begun its fifth year and it looks to be brighter than ever. A tour of Penta’s Instructor, Dan Wyandt’s classroom, is evidence enough of the amount of enthusiasm GIS has generated among the students. The walls are covered in posters created by past students showing GIS projects with large headers above them with titles such as Government, Geomorphology, Law Enforcement, History, and Health...He stresses the essential idea that GIS goes beyond mapping. It is cross curricular and spans multiple real world applications.
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Digital Quest, a national leader in geospatial education, is partnering with the National Partnership for Careers in Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security (NPCLPSCS) to raise the importance of geospatial technology in law and public safety classrooms.
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