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Map Reading Week Is Coming!

The Ordnance Survey is holding a National Map Reading Week from 17th to 23rd October. During this time, free map reading workshops will be available and a variety of resources, from videos to handy guides, will be available on the web … 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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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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Geography Chat on Twitter

If you are a Twitter user – the Geography open forum continues next Wednesday (September 7th) at 7.30 pm, hosted by @MrsHumanities If you missed the first Geog Chat session – which focused on the new GCSE and A Level … Continue reading

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Date For Your Diary: Twitter Chat For Geographers

Calling all geography teachers! There will be a public forum on Twitter starting: Wednesday 31st August from 7.30-8pm All are welcome to contribute or just watch what is happening.. A great way to make new connections and squirrel new ideas. … Continue reading

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Support Groups For New Exams

I know that a lot of geography teachers are currently slaving away in their holidays to prepare for new year and the new GCSE exam syllabi.  A couple of new collaborative groups have been set up on Facebook to share … 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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