Tag Archives: ICT

Using Virtual Reality Tools in Geography Fieldwork

Back in May, I wrote a blog outlining my first thoughts on virtual reality and its possible uses in school. I described many of the โ€˜starter appsโ€™ I tried to get used to the idea of virtual reality, as well … Continue reading

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Socrative App Gets Update

Tablet technology always played a major role in my classroom, and one of my favourite (free) apps to use with students was Socrative, a formative assessment tool that includes polls, live voting and quiz games. If you too are a … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality – The New Super Tool?

I enjoyed my first look at virtual reality at the BETTย  Show back in January, and my interest in its potential use in an educational context was revived by some informal conversations at the recent Geography Association Conference. When Richard … Continue reading

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GA TeachMeet 2016 – Emotional Mapping

The first GA Conference Teachmeet was an overwhelming success last year, so I was really pleased to get the opportunity to be involved again at the 2016 event. I find it quite difficult to limit myself to a short six … Continue reading

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BETT 2016

It’s truly exciting to start a new year with some fresh ideas, and they are always found in abundance at the annual BETT show, held at London’s Excel Arena. I was lucky enough to spend two days at the exhibition … Continue reading

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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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Using Live River Flow Data to Investigate Storm Abigail

After following the progress of Storm Abigail – our first weather system to be given a name – track across the UK this weekend, I decided to take a closer look at some of the river systems in the north … Continue reading

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