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FAQ for basic ArcGIS Online use and general classroom use

As ArcGIS Online evolves and improves over time, its mapping and analytical capabilities expand. We’ve designed this FAQ section to lead ArcGIS Online educators, users, and mentors through materials that specifically target “how-to” sign-up for a school account, add and revise map elements, as well as retrieve public data to include in your maps.

How do Schools get access to ArcGIS Online?

For information about ArcGIS Online account types and access for GeoMentors, go here.

How to create new materials in ArcGIS Online?

How can maps and map elements be modified?

How do I add data to online maps?

What additional mapping functionalities exist?

What data are available online to complement AGO?

For general courses and lessons about using ArcGIS Online, go here

Questions? Email geomentors@aag.org.