Monthly Archives: October 2018

Back To Iceland Again

For many people, October is a month of falling leaves and Halloween- but for me it also marks the start of a new season of visits to Iceland as a Field Studies Tutor on behalf of Rayburn Tours. This year, … Continue reading

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Exmoor Dark Skies Festival

We are getting close now to this year’s Dark Skies Festival on Exmoor, which runs from Saturday 20th October to Sunday 4th November. There are 40 events taking place at different venues across Exmoor, ranging from stargazing talks to night … Continue reading

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Human Development Index Update

The latest human development index data has been recently released by the Human Development Report Office, and geography teachers would be wise to consult this to freshen up the figures they use in their classrooms. The report on the new … Continue reading

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Update to Population Web Links

Back in April of this year I wrote the first in a series of blogs drawing together useful web sites for the geography classroom. The link is below: https://devongeography.wordpress.com/2018/04/09/web-resources-for-the-classroom-weblinks-1-population-2/ I began with the theme of ‘population’, and since then have … Continue reading

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Life Size Cut-Outs for the Classroom

  When I was teaching, I always loved to make use of ‘little assistants’ in my classroom. These ranged from giant inflatable toys to glove puppets like Agnes the Pig who used to run the lessons on Friday afternoons. I … Continue reading

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