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‘Time for Geography’ Web Site

Have you discovered the excellent ‘Time For Geography’ web site yet? https://timeforgeography.co.uk/ This site is building up an excellent set of resources for GCSE geography lessons, with an emphasis on revision materials. At present, there are a number of resources … Continue reading

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Free Climate Change Classroom Poster

Another great freebee from Rayburn Tours! Download a free climate change poster to use as a classroom resource here: climate-change-poster Or download it from the Rayburn blog site: http://www.rayburntours.com/education/blog/geography/5-countries-affected-climate-change-2/#more-3972

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Devon’s First Nature School

I was interested to read this week of a proposal to open Devon’s first ‘Nature School’ near Okehampton. The plans are for a combined nursery and primary school aimed at children aged 3 to 11 years on the ‘free school’ … Continue reading

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‘Drawing the Line’ Map Exhibition in London

The British Library is currently offering a new exhibition called ‘Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing The Line’. It opened on November 4th, and will run to March 1st, 2017 – so plenty of time for any map-obsessed geographers to … 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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Australia On The Move ….. ?

If you are looking for a fresh way to  illustrate  dynamic plate tectonic activity, look no further than this recent National Geographic article about Australia. It describes how the continent has shifted by nearly 5 feet since 1994! http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2016/09/australia-moves-gps-coordinates-adjusted-continental-drift/ This sort 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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