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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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Inspirational Education Quotes

Many teachers will soon be returning to the classroom, so I decided to put together a selection of quotes I’ve noted over the past year related to teaching and learning – I hope it may help educators out there get … Continue reading

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Tintin Geographies from 1991

Looking back over the year there have been so many things I have wanted to spend more time working on – one of them was this idea of Tintin Geographies, which of course was prompted by the release of the … Continue reading

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Learning about China through film

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but given today the new leaders of China have been announced it seemed more apt. When I last taught my course on China I was asked by a student if … Continue reading

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Twitter for Geography Teachers and Students: GA Conference

Today I presented some ideas about the uses of Twitter for Geography teachers and students at the Geographical Association Annual Conference held this year at the University of Manchester. The slides from the presentation are shown below: The main point … Continue reading

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Identity: From Europe to You

Back in March I wrote a post about some resources produced by the European Commission, a poster entitled ‘United in Diversity’, and a booklet with images for each country in Europe. The images show a map of Europe/each country with … Continue reading

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Top 10 Books for a PGCE in Secondary Geography

While sorting things out over the weekend I came across some of the books that helped me through my PGCE all those years ago. This spurred me to think about which books had been the most helpful, and which ones … Continue reading

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