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Learning topography using an interactive topotrainer - Esri Education Conference, July 2014, San Diego

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A GIS web app using ArcGIS Javascript API was created to help teaching topography to primary and secondary school students in The Netherlands. The application lets students practice their knowledge in a interactive topography trainer and gives teachers the ability to generate nicely formatted tests for their students. The reactions from teachers were very enthusiastic after http://topografieindeklas.nl was launched, and so where the comments from students, which where the most important ones.

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Learning topography using an interactive topotrainer - Esri Education Conference, July 2014, San Diego

  1. 1. Learning Topography Using an Interactive trainer Dennis Hunink Founder and developer Topografie in de Klas Geography Teacher at DevelsteinCollege, The Netherlands
  2. 2. Curriculum: every student should master the basic topograhy of the Netherlands, Europe and the World
  3. 3. 1. Same maps everywhere
  4. 4. 2. Easy to use
  5. 5. 3. It’s FREE (thanks to Esri and Byte)
  6. 6. Explore the world! (and keep doing that, forever)
  7. 7. http://topografieindeklas.nl dennishunink@me.com @dennishunink

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