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Subject Genius Blog: Geography
The virtual geography field trip versus learning outside the classroom?
The virtual reality (VR) software available at the moment is not sophisticated enough to do all the things that teachers and pupils would...
9th February 2017 at 16:27
How to re-ignite real-world debates in the classroom - starting with the development gap
On the 29 November 2016 I attended a British Academy debate entitled ‘Reducing Global Inequality: How do we achieve a fairer world?’ and it...
23rd January 2017 at 14:43
How to bring your study tour ‘back to life’ in the classroom!
In July and August 2016 I was lucky enough to go with the Geographical Association (GA) on their study tour to Malaysia and Singapore. The...
22nd November 2016 at 15:02
A-broadening their geographical horizons!
Introduction/rationale As geography teachers, we love to travel! It’s a fact. So much so that I regularly get comments such as ‘oh, you are...
27th April 2016 at 16:17
Data driven Geography can still be fun
Introduction/rationale Data, data, data. Many people who work in schools now believe that this is the sole objective when facilitating...
20th September 2015 at 14:00
How to make your geographical learning experiences real
Introduction/rationale Each time the beginning of the new academic year approaches, I find myself asking one key question: ‘how can we...
7th September 2015 at 15:30
Location, location, location… But where am I?
So here it goes. This is my first attempt at writing a an article such as this, and I’m not sure how good it will be. I can be fairly...
8th July 2015 at 10:33