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GA Conference 2015 ‘Teachmeet’: Mr B’s Magical Mystery Matrix – A Geography Smorgasbord

One of the highlights of the 2015 Geography Association Conference at Manchester was the inaugural #gaconf15 Teach Meet. I was lucky enough to get a slot to share some ideas, and (as promised to the audience) this blog expands upon … Continue reading

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Students’ Responses To Extended Homework

In last month’s blog, I explained how extended homework tasks have supported our students’ learning. Working in this way has helped to develop independent learning skills and time management skills, and the choice students have to plan, research and complete … Continue reading

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Volcanoes, SOLO, and I Pads

The year eight group on my timetable this year were meeting me for the first time, so I was keen to try to capture their interest right from the off. After completing a quick ‘mental map’ lesson (outlined in August’s … Continue reading

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SOLO Stations – Pay a Visit To ‘SOLO Towers’ Learning Mansion

Back in November, I blogged about my first experiences using SOLO taxonomy in the classroom. Since then, I have introduced the idea to the rest of my colleagues – and many of them have now adopted the technique in their … Continue reading

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Going SOLO for the First Time ……

After following the correspondence on Twitter between the likes of @JohnSayers, @EmmaAbuDabi, @aknill and others, I became interested in the idea of using  SOLO taxonomy in my Geography lessons. So, as I began the process of planning my lessons for … Continue reading

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