Category Archives: Teacher resources

Introducing #geogshare


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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TES Resources

I’ve now started to add my resources to the TES site. My profile can be found here. I’ve noticed a couple of uploaded resources that look familiar; may as well share the originals this way as well.

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Summer upload- resource.2

Simple classification exercise considering the generic advantages and disadvantages of tourism.

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Frozen Britain and the Iphone

I was thinking about looking at the cold spell over the coming week, I’ll be asking students to write a piece about how the weather effected their week, but I also fancied doing something a little more creative- so we’ll have a go at developing some winter Iphone Apps! Frozen Britain 2010 View more presentations […]

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Some Twitter and Facebook examples…

Thanks to Liz Smith, who has sent some examples of her students’ work. using the Facebook template and the Twitter template. Well done all.

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Twitter as a starter or plenary?

A bit of a follow up from my Facebook profile template. I’ve used Twitter live in the classroom before, I really like the need for students to think carefully, and prioritise, the text they use. But we don’t always have net access -so as with the Facebook profile, I’ve produced a template on PowerPoint, I’ve […]

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What if they had a Facebook Profile?

I’ve been working on several schemes of work, it’s surprising how uncreative you become under pressure. One of my escapes has been reading about people having much more exciting times during their holidays on Facebook. I was working on a R.S. scheme of work and wanted students to produce a summary of their thinking about […]

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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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ICT across the curriculum

Thanks to Rob Chambers for emailing me about this new blog, some useful ideas already related to SMART boards… which I’ll investigate over the coming weeks.

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Animoto Update…

Thanks to Alan for updating my presentation with the new features… (not sure what’s gone off with the first slide?)

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