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Significance bubbles

My version of ‘significance circles’. I have used this resource a lot over the last few months in order for students to tackle extent to which, assess or evaluate the significance of challenges, opportunities, impacts or responses of various case... Continue Reading →

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River ‘bake off’

As a cross-curricular homework activity, last term, students were asked to create a cake encompassing a river theme. Students were allowed to work individually or in small groups in order to design, make and model a river feature into an... Continue Reading →

‘Level up’: Generic exam answers

In recent months I have focused my attention on implementing a number of marking and feedback strategies. With the rationale being to reduce teacher workload and improve student use of statistics alongside case studies examples. My current Year 10's have... Continue Reading →

Match the teacher

In recent months I have focused my attention on implementing a number of marking and feedback strategies. With the rationale being to reduce teacher workload, and improve my students' understanding of assessment objectives and marking criteria. I took the opportunity... Continue Reading →

Contour models

From all the map skills students are required to understand according to the curriculum, contours are what some of my students struggle to grasp the most. Although I would love to invest in a augmented reality sandbox my department lacks... Continue Reading →

Annotating emoji’s

After exploring the global impacts of climate change on people and the environment this week, students summarised the impacts emoji style. A quick and simple strategy to summarise learning, or a tool to encourage synoptic links. Plus, students love emoji's!

Write like a geographer mat

Over the years I have taught many a student, and marked numerous examination papers (particularly for AQA) where students constantly repeat the question in their answer or begin questions with the same opening sentence e.g. The case study I will... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Irma tracking

This term I was finally able to use Kelly Campbell's (@K_M_Campbell) Tracking Hurricane Irma worksheet, previously shared on twitter. The worksheet involves a serious of tasks for students to complete throughout the lesson in order to understand the path and destruction Hurricane... Continue Reading →

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