Give, don’t ‘give up’ time for yourself and nature

Not having to spend an entire weekend catching up on a week's work and trying to get ahead of the next week's, and, admittedly, being away from the family has given me the opportunity engage more in the community. It's a bit ironic, really, that stepping away from a job, where I'm a very visible … Continue reading Give, don’t ‘give up’ time for yourself and nature

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Contagious and outrageous! (GAConf18 Review Pt.3)

My final @The_GA #GAConf18 review. Inspiration all round: from adventurous geog teachers, passionate trainees, those who work behind the scenes and even, maths! Featuring: @FryRsquared, @DrGrovesGeog, @Re_Ferg, @THEWATERDIARIES, @LucyOxley

The Human Element (GAConf18 Review Pt.2)

Flooding, GIS, the Anthropocene and the Arctic are some of the topics covered in Pt.2 of my #GAConf18 summary. Featuring: @GIS4Schools, @EnvAgency, @Arctic_Office et al. Also featured: @richardallaway and the incredible #TeachMeet!

Geography Activists (GAConf18 Review Pt.1)

We're all geography activists, and a fair few of us descended upon Sheffield this weekend! Pt.1 of my #GAConf18 review. Featuring: @The_GA, @nicklapthorn, @DanRavenEllison, #GeographyActivist, #NationalParkCity

We are tied to the Ocean

The @exploratorium has a strong partnership with NOAA et al, but an even stronger relationship with the ocean. It's something we should all aspire to. Features: @saildrone, @NOAA_OMAO, @oceanexplorer, @Crey_Crey_

Water from above, water from below

Being a Bay, you'd think San Francisco was worried about sea-level rise. But what's coming up from under their feet is just as alarming and it's the poorest who will suffer worst. Featuring: @sfwater, @ResilientBay, @kzhill, @ejcw, @RainforClimate, @thinkwalks

How to make a graph the talk of the town

A #NGSS workshop by one of the talented @exploratorium Teacher Institute staff demonstrates a range of strategies that makes CO2 graphical data a lively conversation piece. A very useful set of resources for teaching climate change.