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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 →

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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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Class crib sheet

Every year I spend countless hours collating as much information on my new classes as possible. However my absolute bug bear is that not all the information is in one central system which can be easily accessed at any given... Continue Reading →

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