Tag Archives: curriculum

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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BBC I Wonder Web Site – Resources Treasure Chest!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iwonder This is a superb site from the BBC with interesting questions to inspire awe and wonder. There are videos and other media which attempt to answer questions on geography, history, science and much more. Regularly updated – well worth … Continue reading

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Google Expeditions

https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/ Imagine visiting the bottom of the sea or the surface of Mars in an afternoon. With Google Expeditions, teachers can take their classes on immersive virtual journeys to bring their lessons to life. Google Expeditions is a virtual reality … Continue reading

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Summary Of Recent Exam Spec Meeting

Great to see around 40 geographers gathered together at Exeter School on Wednesday to examine the new exam specs for GCSE and A Level. Still not sure what the correct collective noun is for a bunch of geographers – I … Continue reading

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Ashden Awards For Sustainability Projects

The @AshdenAwards 2016 are now open for applications. Ashden is a charity that champions and supports sustainable energy projects across the world, and the UK schools section may be of interest to institutions that are developing sustainable energy projects of … Continue reading

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Five Minute Lesson Plan For Geography

I am a keen follower of Twitter, and there has been a lot of traffic on the site recently focusing on the ‘Five Minute Lesson Plan’, an idea devised originally by @TeacherToolkit  – “Designed to reduce planning time and focus … Continue reading

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