A holiday, a little time and the chance to investigate an app that had been sitting in my ‘photography’ folder for a while. As of early September this app has been relaunched by Google as Google Street View, giving it a much higher profile in use and search rankings. This could now be (formerly known … More The Number 1 App for Geographers?
Friday 3 October 2014, Cambridge UK. 7.00am Check BBC News app and Twitter feed. Teaching geography to year 9 at 9am and the subject is ‘world development’. If I can’t make this relevant and current to their lives there is something wrong. Political unrest continues in Hong Kong. We’ve already referred to it in previous … More Four hours of learning with my iPad
A final fanfare for the wonderful year 9S geography group of 2013-2014 has produced some great results. Following a course of ‘world development’ all year, student has been on a journey from general concepts through to specific examples. We ended up in the USA, examining a few important issues such as whether development posed environmental … More Learning about communication
There has been so much written about Explain Everything that there is absolutely no need to write an extra blog, which is fantastic! A quick view of Dan Edwards’ site will give you an instant flavour of how important this app could be in your classroom. Video is from Learning Technology at Ohio State Explain … More Explain Everything: the ultimate app in any classroom?
Notability is one of the most commonly used note-taking apps and one of the best. Taking typed or handwritten notes on-screen and wight he ability to insert images or pdf documents. This is the geographer’s dream because there is instantly a seamless continuum between materials gathered online, diagrammatic work and written (or typed) notes. Finally everything can … More The Geographer’s Notepad – Notability