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Richard Carpenter replied to Richard Carpenter's discussion 2016 Children's Map Competition
"Christopher - thank you. Full info should be up by early autumn."
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GA Merchandise

A range of GA branded merchandise is now available from our CafePress GA Merchandise Store.

T-shirts, mugs, coasters, bags and much more! Products feature the GA logo or 'Geography is my World' design. 

The GA accepts no responsibility for product quality nor for any loss or damage in transit.

Events

PRIMARY GEOGRAPHY CHAMPIONS NETWORK

Interested in Primary Geography ? Join the thriving Primary Geography Champions Ning 

The Ning now has WELL OVER 1400 members, and a thriving community feel for Primary practitioners...
Check it out and join today.

 

WELCOME TO THE GA NING!

 

THIS NING IS FUNDED BY GA MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS
NOT A GA MEMBER? JOIN ONLINE TODAY


We've now reached 2500 members. Thanks to all of you who have joined us, but please remember to keep contributing. Let us know what you are doing, and how the GA can further support your work.

This network was set up as a way of providing an additional level of support for Geography teachers and all those involved in the teaching and learning of Geography, wherever you may be in the world as part of the Action Plan for Geography.

Download a USER GUIDE to help you get to grips with the Ning if you are new to all this. If you have any problems, contact Alan Parkinson. Also get in touch if you have suggestions for possible content or features, or questions.

We are aware that some schools will filter this website as it classed as 'social networking' rather than 'professional networking'. We have produced a letter which can be downloaded and sent as an attachment on requests for unblocking at school level. The person to contact will vary between local authorities. If in doubt, ring your County Hall.

Please add an image to your PAGE so that we can produce a more welcoming look to the home page. Your real name would be better than a 'nickname': this is a community of and for professionals.

Forum

2016 Children's Map Competition 2 Replies

British Cartographic Society Children’s Map Competition for 2016The BCS Children’s Map Competition is sponsored by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) to encourage the creative and graphic…Continue

Tags: competition, cartography, mapping

Started by Richard Carpenter in Sample Title. Last reply by Richard Carpenter Jul 9.

BG Group Earth & Marine Science Fully Funded Summer School 16th - 20th July 2015

Yr 11&12 students will experience an exciting range of interactive and curriculum linked activities related to Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM), with emphasis on earth and marine…Continue

Started by Tamily Phillips in Sample Title Jun 29.

GCSE's 2016 compared

HiLucy Rawe has created two excellent tables comparing each new GCSE Specification. They can be found at (posted 19/04/15)…Continue

Started by Mark Hayes in Sample Title Apr 25.

Primary Champions newsletter

Attached is the spring newsletter of the Primary Champions Group - my apologies for not forwarding this earlier- April 24 is the deadline for applying for the PG Quality Mark - but there is plenty…Continue

Tags: resources., quality, champions, Primary

Started by Rachel Bowles in Sample Title Apr 23.

Teaching the new Curriculum

Go to https://geognc.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/using-this-site/  for very helpful guidance from the geographers advisory group -…Continue

Started by Rachel Bowles in Sample Title Apr 23.

Mapping and Technology - et al

Go to the EYPP group for the most recent discussions and websitesContinue

Started by Rachel Bowles in Sample Title Mar 17.

Help for Fieldwork and Primary CPD

Go to the Early Primary group to see links to The Frederick Soddy Awards ( closing date Jan 31st) and CPDs on Curriculum and Coordinating - both online and as delegates.Continue

Started by Rachel Bowles in Sample Title Jan 4.

Assessment 1 Reply

The following attachments may be of interest - apologies if you already follow National Network for the Cambridge Primary Review on Linkedin [e.g.…Continue

Tags: tables, transitions, Primary, Assessment

Started by Rachel Bowles in Sample Title. Last reply by Alan Kinder Dec 3, 2014.

Blog Posts

Sail the Book

I am a high school science teacher and have been adapting primary source, maritime books for Google Earth touring. It's a fun way for learners to explore science, history and geography at: http://Sailthebook.net

Posted by Ira Bickoff on January 15, 2014 at 10:08

Project: Survey Earth in a Day 2.0

I wanted to tell you about a worldwide event happening on June 21st (solstice) at Noon.  Survey Earth in a Day 2.0. …

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Posted by Justin Farrow on April 8, 2013 at 1:43

Curriculum Change Diagram

From Alan Kinder

A useful roadmap through the impending changes

Posted by Alan Parkinson on February 23, 2013 at 17:46

Eyjafjallajokull FREE online study aid for the classroom

We have just commissioned an online study resource for you - suitable for KS3, GCSE and A Level and written by two leading Geography teachers David Rogers and Simon Ross.

Everything you and your students ever wanted to know about Iceland's famously unpronounceable volcano - even how to say it!
You will have access to case study material, classroom lessons covering topics from tourism to plate tectonics and managing natural hazards. Video footage of the eruption and its impact, several maps and diagrams and all this combined with stunning imagery to bring the eruption to life.

 

To register for you FREE resources go to
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Posted by Lorraine Silvester on November 17, 2011 at 14:36

Geography Teaching in Inclusive Higher Education

 

Check out recent paper "A Reflective Assessment of My Practice as a Geography Teacher in Inclusive Higher Education". Freely available in BJER:  http://www.sciencedomain.org/issue.php?iid=83&id=17

 

Also interesting resources (articles, videos etc) on webpage for geography and geopolitics: www.freewebs.com/jas4

Posted by James Leigh on September 19, 2011 at 9:00 — 1 Comment

Free GIS training events through late June & July.....

Interested in GIS in school but not sure where to start ?

The folks at ESRI UK, with whom we've been working for the last year are putting on a range of FREE taster sessions over the next few weeks.

They are taking place in a range of venues, and there are 2 options.





1. Face to face taster sessions…





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Posted by Alan Parkinson on June 24, 2011 at 9:48

GA Conference

Had a fantastic time over the couple of days. Most of the workshops I attended were excellent, with some really useful materials and ideas. Loved the Key note lecture on Gap minder.

 

Posted by Richard Titley on April 18, 2011 at 20:24 — 1 Comment

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NQT TOOLKIT

This featured in the September 2010 issue of GA Magazine, and is still live on the GA website.
Very best wishes to all those who started their PGCE/GTP/NQT experiences this year in 2012/13.

Latest Issue of GA Magazine

Spring 2013 issue  available for download from GA website, along with other journals for subscribers.

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