Category Archives: Lesson Resources

Book reviews: KS3 Geography Teachers’ Toolkits

The Geographical Association has been somewhere I have continued to turn to as a source of teaching resources and support throughout my teaching activities at various educational levels – from the PGCE when the Secondary Geography handbook was an introductory … Continue reading

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Top 10 Podcasts for Geography Students

I often get asked by students from secondary school to postgraduates about strategies to gain a broader knowledge of geographical issues, and how to ‘read around the subject’ as they are often instructed to do. Many students cite lack of … Continue reading

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Key Stage 1-2 Geography Resources from the Royal Geographical Society – United States of America and more…

Earlier this year I posted about a series of resources produced by the Royal Geographical Society for Key Stage 3 Geography as part of the Rediscovering London’s Geography project, including a set on Natural Resource which I produced. In addition, … Continue reading

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Key Stages 3 Geography Resources from the Royal Geographical Society – Natural Resources, Russia, Mapping London and more…

If you teach Key Stage 3 Geography – or have an interest in the topics that are being taught at this level you may be interested in a new suite of teaching resources that are being developed by the Royal Geographical … Continue reading

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Broadening your geographical mind

In the past I have written about how podcasts are a great way for students to explore other areas of geography. This post is really an update with another suggestion along similar lines. I’ve recently discovered the London School of … Continue reading

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Using geography journals: A list of places to start…

Something I have been meaning to write a post about for a while is the use of Journals by geography students. For many of the undergraduates I have taught it has taken quite a while for them to realise they … Continue reading

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Understanding climate change: Climatica

Just a quick post today to highlight a new and important website: http://climatica.org.uk/ Climatica is a new website aimed to bring to the fore issues about climate change. Their project statement: “Climatica is a climate science and public interaction initiative developed … Continue reading

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