Monthly Archives: January 2017

Drawing World Maps In The Classroom

In the last blog entry, I mentioned  #challenGEO –  a weekly geographical  task set by Alan Parkinson. You can catch up with the first challenges of 2017 and join in with future ones by logging on to his excellent web … Continue reading

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It’s A Big World Out There ….

youtube I came across this web site at the end of last year: It documents an expedition by Cassie De Pecol, a 27 year old woman from Connecticut USA, who is about to break the world record for … Continue reading

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Sustainable Cities Index

I came across this document at the end of last year, and thought it might be of use to geography teachers. It is a report from a design consultancy called Arcadis that ranks 100 global cities on three dimensions of … Continue reading

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Hallsands Centenary Celebrated This Week

On Thursday of this week (26 January 2017), it will be the centenary of the great storm that destroyed the coastal village of Hallsands in south Devon.  This lost village has featured in many geography lessons, and is one of my favourite … Continue reading

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Free Volcanoes Poster For The Classroom

There has been an absence of blog entries from me for a month or so, as I continue to obey my New Year’s resolution of focusing on just one thing at a time rather than a hundred things all at … Continue reading

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