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Progress: Post it notes

Post it notes are a fantastic tool in many ways, especially when needing to track progress within a lesson or during a test without having to stop and start the activity repeatedly. How does it work? Students are each given... Continue Reading →

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AQA Thinking quilt case studies

For revision this week my Year 11 students have been completing an AQA #thinkingquilt, an idea which I adapted from Karen Knight (@KNNTeachLearn). This A3 double sided resource is split between Paper 1 (Living with the physical environment) and Paper... Continue Reading →

Case study info-graphics

Case studies are an integral part of Geography, but more often than not my students struggle to condense crucial information into a more manageable size for revision. The human section of the new AQA specification, for example, has such a... Continue Reading →

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 →

Request to retest

Last year Mrs Humanities (aka Victoria) shared this intriguing strategy as a way of offering students the chance to take responsibility for disappointing mark in assessments. As a result of failing to read the questions carefully, lack of preparation or... Continue Reading →

GCSE support strip

Mrs R (aka @mrsrgeog) many months ago shared her brilliant 'GCSE support bookmark' in order for students to use when completing GCSE examination questions (see below). I have #magpied her original concept (available here) and adapted the bookmark to include generic... Continue Reading →

Equipment check

I have recently implemented equipment templates in my classroom to remind students of the minimum expectations for bringing equipment to lessons, previously seen from @ASTsupportAAli. The template itself can then be placed on every desk, as a focus during both form... Continue Reading →

Speak like a geographer

There are many of my fellow tweachers (such as @jennnnnn_x and @stradderGEO) who were kind enough to share their amazing 'speak like a geographer' display ideas over the last year, and I have been dying to jump on this band... Continue Reading →

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