Author Archives: Tony_Cassidy

Introducing #geogshare

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A rare blog post… A New Year brings with it new challenges and opportunities. 2016 brings new specifications for GCSE and ‘A’ level first teaching, alongside the last year of the existing specifications. The creation of resources for these new specifications will result in thousands of teachers duplicating effort. Local and world events will inevitably […]

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Last minute revision pack- Paper.2

Panicking about Paper.2 (WJEC A Geography) on Wednesday, you might find this last minute revision pack pack useful… Resource Download Link A3 topic summary revision sheets pdf Confidence checklist doc Frequently asked extended questions doc Can you draw? doc Remember you also have extended case study notes, but it difficult to try and remember all […]

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Last minute panic revision pack…

Panicking about Paper.1 (WJEC A Geography) on Tuesday, you might find this last minute revision pack pack useful… Resource Download Link A3 topic summary revision sheets pdf Confidence checklist doc Frequently asked extended questions doc Can you draw? doc Three Facts a lesson ppt Remember you also have extended case study notes, but it difficult […]

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‘Stock’ geography lessons: part.2

Following on from part.1, here are my  favourite lessons/activities. No particular order or topic. I’m sure I’ve missed ideas. Minigeogs – a creation of Alan Parkinson (@Geoblogs), great creative homework task. Top Trumps– brilliant strategy for a range of topics, I tend to use them as an opportunity to explore the level of a country’s […]

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‘Stock’ geography lessons: Part 1

I think after a couple of years everyone has the ‘stock’ lesson/activity they know will work year in year out without adaptation. I don’t think there’s anything wrong with this, why reinvent the wheel. I thought I’d ask colleagues for their ‘stock’ geography lessons.

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Our Tune–Hanging Valley

Working with Liz Smith on some glaciation lessons I came across this that I produced, nearly ten years old… Direct link

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LEGO collaboration

Wondering whether people have a spare five minutes to contribute to this collaborative document about using Lego in the geography classroom. Direct link is here. If you’re not happy with Google Docs, please email or tweet me your ideas. For past collaborations see.

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Summarise your learning in LEGO

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A post in response to a conversation I had on Twitter with Andy.  Instead of the end of term video, I asked my Key Stage 3 classes to summarise one aspect of their learning, from over the course of the academic year, as a Lego model. I set some simple rules. Each team then had […]

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Peppa pig international day

Plenty of geography here…

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WJEC GCSE A- PAPER 2 Revision

Just some quick revision resources for the exam paper on Thursday. WJEC GCSE Geography Quick Tips Paper 2 from TonyCassidy   For students readers. Remember you already have your A3 revision sheets and case study booklets. Make sure you have been through your checklist and attempted some of the frequently asked questions. These can be […]

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