Just getting started with GIS?
Esri offers no cost software for instructional use. Find out more about their Schools Mapping Software Bundle.
Looking for activities for the earlier grades?
Try Undercover Mapper from GISetc.
Want to see an assignment example from another teacher?
Nicole Dickinson (Vinewood Elementary) shows students this google slide show to introduce the contest to her sixth graders.
A webinar on tips and tricks for engaging students was held on March 3. View the recording here.