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DigiMap Now With Photos

The excellent Digimap For Schools service has now been updated to include photographs. Over 5 million photographs from across Britain are now available on Digimap courtesy of Geograph. This crowd-sourced project (http://www.geograph.org.uk) set out in 2005 to capture a photograph for … Continue reading

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New Improved Look For Google Earth

An updated version of ‘Google Earth’ was launched on April 18th, and includes a range of exciting new features.  The latest version has been two years in the making, and while it’s currently available only on Chrome and Android, it’s … Continue reading

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Drone Footage For The Classroom

Now that the weather is beginning to improve, I am looking forward to making full use of one of my Christmas gifts. I have spent a few weeks in ‘beginner’s mode’, but am now confident enough to take my Phantom … Continue reading

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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 ‘starter apps’ I tried to get used to the idea of virtual reality, as well … Continue reading

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Instant Images – Visualisers in the Classroom

I have recently fallen back in love with one of my older classroom tools – my visualiser. I have used a visualiser for a number of years, but have spent more time recently using I Pads and Apple TV as … Continue reading

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Six Stunning Seconds

Following the last blog, the SMCC Geography Department has given consideration to the ‘Six Second Rule’ when planning engaging starters to lessons. This premise recognises the belief that people make decisive gut-feeling judgements in an initial six second window – … Continue reading

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