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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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City Map Quiz For The Classroom

There are plenty of geography-based quizzes available online, but I particularly like this one:  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/quizzes/Quiz-Can-you-identify-these-cities/  Titles have been removed  from 15 maps – and the quiz asks you to identify the cities they show.  In addition, there are further links … 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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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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