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 St Ivo Geography Department Online Portal
     “Geography is the subject which holds the key to our future” - Michael Palin

Head of Department - Mr R Chambers

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Keeping up-to-date with the latest developments and pedagogies is important to the department to ensure that we provide a quality learning experience for all of our students. As part of this we actively engage in collaborating with the wider Geographical community. We hope to build this part of the website over time to provide links to useful resources and articles to support the teaching and learning of Geography. It is aimed at anyone involved in Geography Education and will continue to evolve over time.



Teaching Geography

The Geographical Association

Top Tips for Geography (publications produced by the GA’s Secondary Phase Committee)

The Royal Geographical Society

Staffordshire Learning Net - Geography Forum

Geography all the Way (Rich Allaway)

Geography for 2015 and Beyond (Matt Podbury)

Internet Geography (Anthony Bennett)


The Geography Department are keen to make the most of new technologies in enhancing teaching and learning. The ICT Across the Curriculum blog is written by R Chambers (HoD).


DEPARTMENT RESOURCE SUBSCRIPTIONS:

Digimap (Ordnance Survey)

E-chalk

Doddle Resources

Arc GIS


NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN THE CLASSROOM


USEFUL LINKS


GENERAL TEACHING RESOURCES:

Teaching and Learning Toolkit (lots of great free ideas to help plan lessons)






CONTINUED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Forthcoming CPD Courses and Events - RGS Teachmeet
Past Events

GEOGRAPHY AWARENESS WEEK 2016

This annual world wide event is held every third week in November (this year Nov 13th-19th 2016)

As part of this a GIS event is being held called the “Great Geography Map off” using GIS to explore views related to global warming! Click on the link to find out more and take part!

Find out what we got up to
 last year -
GeoWeek15

TEACHING & LEARNING RESOURCES

See our Online Link Banks for useful links and resources:

1. Teaching Geography Online Links Bank

2. Teaching and Learning Online Links Bank

3. ICT Across the Curriculum Online Links

4. Ipads in Education Online Links


PREPARING FOR THE NEW EXAM SPECIFICATIONS


At St Ivo we are going to be delivering the new AQA (GCSE) and OCR (AS/Alevel) specifications. In support of this we are developing a band of useful online links for each.

1. Links to support the teaching of the AQA GCSE Geography Spec

2. Links to support the teaching of the OCR AS /Alevel Spec

Looking for more help?  Don’t forget to check out the facebook page groups for the new AQA and OCR specifications - a thriving community of teachers sharing resources & discussing delivery.