This week, the Autumn 2020 edition of the Geographical Association's GA magazine was published. Published in the it is an article I authored titled "Climate Change - A Safeguarding Issue?". I feel now is the right time to put forward the argument that climate change issues should be considered when it comes to a school's safeguarding duties.
The importance of teaching GIS and climate change and how the two together can provide a powerful way for students to learn about one of the most pressing issues of our time. I also put forward the argument that climate change is a safeguarding issue. What do you think?
The final day of #GAeConf20 caused my mind to blow on several ocassions. Corn-starch glaciers, twisty graphs, and more challenge from a radical geographer. It's been quite a ride. Thank you, Geographical Association! #geographyteacher
Day two of @The_GA's #GAeConf20 - Not only do I share-on amazing practice and ideas from the #geographyteacher community, but also reflect on how vital such engagements are, especially in times like these.
Today saw the kick-off of the Geographical Association's eConference 2020 - While all of us geographers are unable to gather together this time around - we certainly did in virtual spirit. Here's my quick review and thoughts of a successful first day.
It was the decade within which I started this blog, and followers of it have been welcomed to be privvy to my, very personal, journey that has taken place. I'll neither be reflecting on that nor just simply giving highlights of posts that I've made. So forget the run-down of the top pop-hits of the … Continue reading Geographical Decade Review: 2010-2019 (Part 1)
"Geography: Will You Marry Me?" - A piece of performance poetry for the #InspringGeogStories project. Performed at the Geographical Association's Annual Conference (GAConf19) TeachMeet. Click here for the lyrics and recording of the performance.
The final three of six #InspiringGeogStories - featuring wolves, identity and spiritualism - these will be showcased by a piece of performance poetry at the Geographical Association's Annual Conference (#GAConf19) #TeachMeet and lecture on conference Thursday (4:20pm).
The first three of six #InspiringGeogStories, which will be showcased at the Geographical Association's Annual Conference next week in Manchester. The conference #TeachMeet will feature a piece of performance poetry and the lecture will detail the stories behind the lyrics on conference Thursday (4:20pm). Thanks to Stephen Schwab, Juliette Horsford and Rebecca Carver for their contributions!
Without delving too much into politics, it is of this geographer's opinion that current affairs demonstrate how crucial the current need is for critical thinking. This blog entry looks into the importance of thinking critically, a tool to help fight 'fake news', and some resources to demonstrate that teaching skills (like critical thinking) can happen in tandem with teaching content.