Tag Archives: countries

The World’s Newest Countries

  I always cringe in our local pub quiz when the geography questions come along – and pray that they refer to something I know in order to maintain my street-cred.   In a recent quiz, a couple of questions … Continue reading

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Geo Lists For The Classroom

Every New Year seems to generate a range of lists. Here are a few that I have come across over the last month or so that might have a use in the classroom. They can make good lesson starters, contribute … Continue reading

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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 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikhvO-YGTbE&w=560&h=315 I came across this web site at the end of last year: https://expedition196.com/ 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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