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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 →

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Snooker 9-1: Revision

A new revision resource updated for AQA GCSE Geography 9-1. These snooker sheets are designed for students to 'pot' balls by selecting questions in order to accumulate points in relation to the rules of snooker. The higher the points available,... Continue Reading →

Challenge grids 9-1: Revision

A new revision resource updated for AQA GCSE Geography 9-1. These challenge grids are designed for students to select questions in order to accumulate points,¬†each question varies with difficulty in line with new GCSE style examinations. The aim is for... Continue Reading →

Significance bubbles

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 studies. The aim of this... Continue Reading →

Progress: Before and after

An easy and effective method for students to demonstrate a lack or limited understanding of a topic before the lesson takes place, compared to the end when their understanding of the lesson is clearly demonstrated. This activity is always a... 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 study 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 →

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 →

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