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 GeoMentor Case Study:

Nathan Onwonga

City/State of School, School District, or Group: Kenya, kisii district.

Grade level of students you or your educator collaborator work/worked with: Form1- Form4

Subject/topic of class/group you assisted your collaborator with: Land forming processes.

Approximately how many students were engaged in GIS activities through this collaboration: 78 students.

How did you connect with your collaborator? I reached out to local school.

Describe your collaboration process. Regularly, daily.

Describe the tasks you assisted your collaborator with. Project vision, and career-related information. I helped the collaborator on how to expect arcgis online work, I also helped learners to choose on their careers especially in geography and Gis.

What available resources, if any, did you use or help your collaborator use to implement GIS in K-12 education? Esri eastern Africa website.

Did you develop any new educational material or GIS activities through your collaboration? Yes, how Gis can help in conservation of water resources, to help communities and schools get enough and clean water through detection of pit latrines and sewage lines to avoid them.

What did you gain from the experience? What do you think your educator collaborator and/or the students gained? New ideas geography can offer that can be spatially integrated.

Any additional comments about your experience? This work requires patience since no payment is offered at some point it discourages but with heart we proceeds.

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