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Teaching Social Deprivation and Poverty in UK cities

I have recently taught a lesson on social deprivation and poverty in UK cities and this post outlines the key activities in the lesson and provides the resources used. This lesson was designed to fit the IGCSE specification, but could … Continue reading

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More maps with meals

Last year I wrote a post about Tampopo, a fusion restaurant in Manchester which provides a map as a placemat. Recently in Portugal I found another eatery which was also provided a map, but this time with a little information … Continue reading

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Historical Trans-Atlantic slave trade networks: A reflection

Over the Christmas holidays I’ve been reading the historical novel ‘New York‘ by Edward Rutherfurd – the book charts the development of the city right from its first settlers through a series of characters. Early on in the book there … Continue reading

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Useless stereotypes across the world

From the New York Times, an interesting world map of useless stereotypes. Similar to Mapping Stereotypes which I have written about in the past. This has got me thinking about which countries faced the most stereotypes…..something to ponder on for … Continue reading

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Tintin Geographies: Global Map

Following initial thoughts, as mentioned in my first post about Tintin geographies, I am in the process of working through the Tintin books, and designing exercises to incorporate them into classroom teaching. But in the meantime I came across a … Continue reading

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Map your surname

An interesting website will help you uncover the geography of your surname: http://worldnames.publicprofiler.org/ Apparently my surname has roots in Western Europe but is most popular Australia, UK, New Zealand, United States and Canada.

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