Category Archives: Geography in the News

Things that caught my eye…

Whilst struggling to the end of term. Massive amount of work to do still before a well deserved rest. I thought my workshop session at the Leicester Regional Geography and History Conference went well, nice executive box setting. Working on some topical ideas and teaching tips for Boardworks, first focusing on teaching about natural disasters. […]

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Geography survey finds people don’t know much about the world | Education | guardian.co.uk

Geography survey finds people don’t know much about the world | Education | guardian.co.uk Another survey showing which bemoans how knowledge about the World, have a go at the Guardian quiz associated with the article, the questions are much more difficult than the original ones asked…

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Google Earth captures drunken man passing out on kerb – mirror.co.uk

Interesting result of Google rolling out its street-view capability. Google Earth captures drunken man passing out on kerb – mirror.co.uk

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He may look like a junior geography master| Mail Online

He may look like a junior geography master, but Miliband has gone nuclear | Mail Online   Oh dear… interesting quote He may look and sound like a junior geography master at a run- down prep school for dim and idle boys — or is that unkind to geography teachers? I think the answer may […]

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Geography on My Space…

Interesting Geography news aggregator on My Space, features some posts from here. Thanks Alan.

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Sad month of May…

As we know Geography is always topical…. thanks to Ollismark .  

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Geography of wishes and (un)acceptable behaviour.

The Geographical Community would be grateful if Key Stage 3 students would take part in this research. Should take you five minutes. 🙂

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A new nation…

came into existence in Europe yesterday. Click on the flag to find out more.

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Workers strike in Dubai…

I wonder if it was the same ones who travelled back with me from Dhaka…

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Rivers and my experience with a tornado…

Year 11, after a small, but necessary rant from me, on the repetitive theme of ‘important year’,  we started our new topic, coping with floods. Remember that this year is worth 50% of the course, thank you for handing your work in on time. (with the exception of those that were away, their due date […]

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