Tag Archives: development

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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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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