Waste not, learn not

  The history of place is the storyline of power. Karl Marx did not get everything right, but he came pretty close. The bi-polarity of […]

Lockdown Luggage-labels 3 & 4: Barcelona to Bangkok

B is for Barcelona, and what is more redolent of exotic Barcelona than the architecture of Gaudi? This ‘light well’ in the centre of the […]

The Big List of Remote Learning Social Studies Resources

Earlier this week, we took a look a several places educators can find engaging STEM and STEAM resources designed for remote learning. In this post, […]

Rural development in practice

It is comparatively rare that the cover of a book so adequately describes not just the contents inside those covers, but also manages to capture […]

Quantum landscapes

After posting a couple of blog articles recently, https://idruhi.wordpress.com/2020/04/08/where-and-what-is-here/ and later https://idruhi.wordpress.com/2020/05/21/development-place/ that talked about “the other landscape” and how places can be imbued with […]

The digital polymath

So, here is an idea. I have written in other places about the benefits of using online communications for education, so I will not rehash […]

FLVS Hosts 3rd Annual Geography Bee

This January, ten students from the FLVS Flex Geo Bee Club participated in the 3rd annual school competition of the National Geographic GeoBee. August Speisman […]

Research in brief: reading disruption of a textbook

The research Winter, C. (2018). Disrupting colonial discourses in the geography curriculum during the introduction of British Values policy in schools. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 50(4), 456-475. […]

Bring the World into Your Library with Google Geography Tools

I’ve loved maps for as long as I can remember. I think I was in first grade when I saw and felt a globe with […]

Building A Cohesive Community — Where Educators Become Neighbors

Source: Michael Maslin, The New Yorker; Condi Nast; Art.com (for sale) One of our favorite New Yorker cartoons by Michael Maslin depicts a woman at […]

Bringing Geography to Life with Interactive Maps

Geography plays a crucial role in connecting the social studies disciplines, giving students a concrete understanding of how people move and interact, how the landscape […]

Using Google Earth to Follow the Trail of Lewis and Clark

May 14th marks the 215th anniversary of the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The Corps of Discovery, as the group was known, set […]

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