Tag Archives: development

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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World Poverty Clock Web Site

http://worldpoverty.io/ The ‘World Poverty Clock’ web site can be very impactful starter for geography lessons on themes of development. It is a real-time graphic estimate of the numbers of people in the world living in poverty, and can be projected … Continue reading

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Important ‘Geo Dates’ For The Classroom in March

There are a couple of very important dates coming up in March that may have a special place in the geography classroom.  March 22nd marks WORLD WATER DAY, and March 24th celebrates RED NOSE DAY.  WORLD WATER DAY  World Water … 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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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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Mexico to USA Migration Case Study Resource

***STOP PRESS  *** ** Thanks to Alan Parkinson for alerting me that this has just been removed from You Tube by Sky TV due to copyright issues. Try to catch a repeat on TV if you can! ** If anyone … Continue reading

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Olympic Gold Medal Demography Table

Now that the excellent Rio Olympics have concluded – some of the medal data may be used in the geography classroom. I like this twist on the gold medal table – redrawn with the country’s population for each gold medal … Continue reading

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