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 […]

FLVS Hosts 2nd Annual Geography Bee

Nine students from the FLVS Geography Club participated in a school-level competition of the National Geographic GeoBee on January 18, 2019. The school-level competition is the […]

Exploring the World

Travelling, living and learning about other cultures, valuing what is different and unique, finding out what one has in common with the other - these […]

A great website for geography lessons

I recently stumbled upon a fantastic website – perfect for teaching geography.  It’s called AntipodesMap.com . The site helps you find the antipodes (the other side […]

10 iPad apps for Humanities classrooms

Whilst there are some awesome apps and websites to support generic teaching and learning activities across the curriculum and age bands, there are also lots […]

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