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OS crime maps

In the hope of developing students' confidence of OS maps. I have attempted to embed a range of map skills across our key stage three curriculum. One of my favourite lessons involves students using six figure grid references to map... Continue Reading →

5 a day

A strategy which can be used as a starter, plenary and even for revision. Its primary purpose is to review previous lesson content as a means of interleaving. I like to give students an A5 worksheet containing five question boxes,... Continue Reading →

Walking talking exams

What is a ‘walking talking exam’? A walking talking exam is a strategy which teachers can use in a number of formats: Taking your students through the exam step by step whilst they complete each question following advise from the... Continue Reading →

Would you like fries with that?

This week my Year 11's made chips, but not in the traditional sense. Students were give a portion of chips and a wrapper template to either: Write and define key words, by the end they had a portion of topic... Continue Reading →

Graffiti tables

This recent strategy has been introduced into my teaching practice, and both myself and the students love it! Students are a little sceptical at first when told they are going to write on the table, some even asked if I... Continue Reading →

Merry ‘Geography’ Christmas!

Before the Christmas holidays I always like to end my year with a quiz or geography related Christmas activity. This year I decided to have a Christmas 'geography skills' theme, where students could practice locational knowledge, time zones, grid references,... Continue Reading →

Revision pong

Two teams go head to head. Each team take turns throwing ping pong balls into the other teams up. When a ball lands in the cup that team must answer the question in the cup, but if they get it... Continue Reading →

Revision: Snooker

In pairs, students complete to pot all the balls gaining points - much like the traditional game of snooker. Pot a red then select a colour, then go back to red and so on... until all have been potted. Access... Continue Reading →

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