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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 →

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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 →

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 →

Progress: Spiders web

Progress is a critical aspect of any lesson especially when being observed. One of my tried and tested progress tracking strategies when facilitating group debates or discussions is the spiders web (recommended by¬†Isabella Wallace and Leah Kirkman authors of Talk... 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 →

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