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Beachcombers

Twenty teachers beamed a geography lesson via satellite link from a beach in Herne Bay into a classroom in Canterbury last week.

Pupils at Chartham school were able to view the teachers from a laptop, ask questions about their findings from the beach and analyse the results by using a digital mapping resource.

The aim of the day was for teachers and pupils to discover how using digital maps can make the teaching and learning of geography more interesting.

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