Tag Archives: migration

Poem For The Classroom

I recently came across this delightful poem on Twitter (source: @thebradmontague). Could it have a use in geography lessons on immigration? Perhaps it would be a good way to introduce a discussion on values, tolerance etc Let me know if … Continue reading

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Refugees Poem For The Classroom

Brilliant poem by Brian Bilston entitled “Refugees” First, read it from top to bottom Then, read it from bottom to top – Thanks to Twitter tip off from ‏@MrTomlinsonGeog

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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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Eritrea Refugee Animation For The Classroom

I was watching breakfast TV news this morning (as you do, when you are retired … ) which contained a segment about refugees that included an excellent animation. I thought this could be a really helpful resource that geography teachers … Continue reading

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Migration Data for Your Local Area – Busting the Myths?

http://visual.ons.gov.uk/what-are-migration-levels-like-in-your-area/ This interesting site from the Office of National Statistics calculates the number of migrants living in your own local area. Just pop in a post code, and the calculations are done for you. A useful tool to demonstrate to … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Crisis – Some Classroom Materials

I have been trying to find time to put together some lesson materials to examine the Syrian refugee crisis, but other projects have taken priority. The best I can do at present is to provide these resources, and let creative … Continue reading

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