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Making Infographics For The Classroom

I’ve finally found time to have a serious attempt at constructing some infographics. I have found a number of potential sites to explore to help me with this, and I started with Piktochart. http://www.piktochart.com Piktochart is free to begin with, … Continue reading

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Geography South West Web Site – A New Resource Hub for Students and Teachers

https://www.geographysouthwest.co.uk/ The new ‘geographysouthwest’ website is now live! Thanks to the efforts of geographers Simon Ross, John Davidson and Emma Espley, the new ‘geographysouthwest’ website is live! The site includes resources for primary, key stage three, GCSE, and university level.  … Continue reading

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Thunder & Lightning For Seven Year Olds

Here in Devon, we experienced some pretty impressive thunder and lightning this week. My seven year old Grandson enjoys the storm drama, and wanted to know exactly what was going on. So, in an attempt to simplify a complex bit … Continue reading

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Web Resources For The Classroom – Web Links 4: Volcanoes

Previous blogs in this series of web resources for the classroom have covered themes of ‘Population’, ‘Weather & Climate’, and ‘Rivers and Flooding’. This time, for Web Links 4, I have put together a list of web sites under the … Continue reading

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Bring Statistics Alive In The Classroom

This web site can be a bit of fun, but it also has some relevant statistics that could be used in the geography classroom. Web link: https://neal.fun/life-stats/ It is simple to navigate, and involves entering a birth date to see … Continue reading

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Eyam Village Has Been Here Before – Social Isolation in the17th Century

In these dark days of COVID 19 confinement, I have spent time researching some of the social geography associated with the virus. I was particularly interested in finding out about aspects of community confinement, self-sufficiency, and adaptation across the United … Continue reading

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The Valley of the Rocks – A Coastal Mystery in North Devon

Being confined to home due to the Covid-19 virus problem has certainly been frustrating – but at least it has provided plenty of time to plan events for when the situation changes for the good. I have been researching a … Continue reading

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The Red Coast – A Geology Walk From Exmouth to Sidmouth

Being confined to home due to the Covid-19 virus problem has certainly been frustrating – but at least it has provided plenty of time to plan events for when the situation changes for the good. I have been researching a … Continue reading

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Geography Teacher Poem

While weeding out some old notes, I came across this poem titled “The Geography Teacher”, by Brian Patten. Thought it was worth a share – “Our teacher told us one day he would leave And sail across a warm blue … Continue reading

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Flag Maths In The Classroom

When I was teaching, I always had a number of geography students who were obsessed with country flags. I am sure they would have loved to play around with flag designs in this ‘maths meets flags’ exercise I came across … Continue reading

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