Tag Archives: Africa

Correcting Confusing Country Scales

I’m not a regular reader of the Daily Mail, but this resource from one of last month’s editions could be really useful for anyone teaching about map projections or the differences in scale of countries from across the world.  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/travel_news/article-4231032/Fascinating-maps-reveal-scale-countries-worldwide.html … Continue reading

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Global Goals Classroom Resources

Anyone wanting to incorporate the United Nations ‘Global Goals’ into their teaching should check out the “World’s Largest Lesson” web site. http://worldslargestlesson.globalgoals.org/#the-goals It is full of creative resources such as posters, comic strips, videos and so on ready to use … Continue reading

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Free Oxfam Resources For The New Year

If you are looking for new resources for the new school year – you may wish to check out the updated OXFAM site, which plenty to offer: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources

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World Population Data 2016

http://www.prb.org/Publications/Datasheets/2016/2016-world-population-data-sheet.aspx If you want some up to date figures for your geography lessons this year – why not visit the ‘World Population Reference Bureau’ web site? You can download an excellent PDF  called the ‘World Population Data Sheet’ from here … Continue reading

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Plastic Bags, Rwanda, and Community Action

A number of recent articles in the press have highlighted the fact that there has been a massive reduction in the use of plastic bags since a charge for their use was introduced. To put some numbers to this, the … Continue reading

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Eritrea Refugee Animation For The Classroom

I was watching breakfast TV news this morning (as you do, when you are retired … ) which contained a segment about refugees that included an excellent animation. I thought this could be a really helpful resource that geography teachers … Continue reading

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We Live In Dangerous Times …..

I came across this rather scary news article last week. Watch out you geography teachers …….

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