Category Archives: Creativity

Remember the snow… Landform features.

It was only a week ago since this… Until this happened. I set my Year 10 the task of producing snow stack formation as a voluntary homework. I set an example by having a go myself. It also gave me the opportunity to test out the IMotion time-lapse app. A couple of students, working in […]

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Best geographical homework excuse…

Going to see whether we can have some fun writing these for homework.

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Twenty-Five Creative Ideas

The following is my presentation to the Leicester City Council Secondary Regional Geography and History Conference. It should go live an hour before the session. My presentation can be downloaded from Slideshare or directly here (25mb ppt). 25 Creaitvely simple Ideas for teaching geography View more presentations from TonyCassidy I hope people found this useful. […]

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101 Creatively simple ways to teach Geography

In response to a post on the SLN Geography forum, I’ve started this collaborative presentation. Hopefully others will contribute to the document development. The nice thing about Google Docs is they can be downloaded as a pdf and ppt. Please email/pm/twitter dm me with your email address, so I can add you to the collaborators […]

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Teaching tribes…

I’ve spent much time this week reading Ken Robinson’s Element, if you’re familiar with the TED talk and his recent lectures at the R.S.A. and Specialist School Trust conference, the first section comes as no surprise. I’m not sure whether I’ve found my element, one for another post, but the chapter on tribes really hit […]

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The Element

I’ve just begun to read Ken Robinson’s new book, earlier I listened to his latest R.S.A. talk, as always, much food for thought. Alternatively watch below…

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The Element

I’ve just begun to read Ken Robinson’s new book, earlier I listened to his latest R.S.A. talk, as always, much food for thought. Alternatively watch below…

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Is education killing creativity?

Great post from Presentation Zen, including an interview with Ken Robinson by Riz Khan on his Al-Jazeera show.

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RSA lecture – Sir Ken Robinson

Changing paradigms – video version. With thanks Alan.

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Ken Robinson at the RSA

Another interesting talk. Ewan McIntosh. If you haven’t come across Ken Robinson before, watch his TED talk. Highly inspiring.

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