Category Archives: GeographyNews

Thoughts before the Easter break.

Spent a day this week in the Peak District, visited Peak Cavern. Conducted velocity measurements using flow meters. And mourned damage to the most inappropriate fieldwork bag ever. 😉 Talking of fieldwork, picked up on a tip off from Alan Parkinson about the Enhancing Fieldwork Blog. I did some online INSET about my use of […]

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Things that caught my eye… Week 7th March

Census dropped through the door and completed it online… A good Geography FM meet this week, discussed a range of issues including achievement, revision and mobile policies. A replay can be found here. Do join us for the next one. Great website from Noel Jenkins– listening to Los Angeles -considering how to get this into […]

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Things that caught my eye… Week 28th of February

Loved this find by Terry on the SLN forum. Great little starter which I’m going to use as an introduction to a revision of fronts. Also posted a response to a mobile policy review that is being conducted at my place of work on my personal pages, any response would be grateful. Sorted our 19th […]

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X-Factor ‘v’ Strictly

A task comparing the global nature of the X-Factor and Strictly Come Dancing TV franchises. I’ve produced this as a homework/cover task- nothing special, but may save someone time. X-Factor v Strictly View more documents from TonyCassidy.

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GeoNews

Now found a home for my pirate resources on R.G. that don’t fit presently under the thematic organisation.

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There be pirates…

I’ve produced a lesson about piracy which has been in the news recently again, which might come in handy for a one off topical lesson. Nothing special- I thought the topic was just inherently fascinating. The PowerPoint can be downloaded here (1.5 mb) and the associated task sheets here (1.8 mb). In my world piracy […]

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G.A. Ning

The G.A. now has a new Ning to help collaboration… Sadly, no nice badge. I like collecting those… This is a great step forward, but I do worry about whether in the future we may have too many rooms to speak in… Someone once quoted that at me via email when they were upset by […]

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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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