Sunday, July 18, 2010

Teaching Geography (Spring 2010) says...

This is a great little book, full of poems designed for use in geography lessons...The poems are easy to read and very accessible.

The book is very reasonably priced, and would be a fantastic resource to use as a starter or plenary, to inspire, engage and hook students into topics (Teaching Geography, Spring 2010).

On a different note, here is my take on the recent oil spill:

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Fair Trade Fortnight Poem

With Fairtrade fortnight approaching, I thought I'd look to raise awareness amongst my own students about the importance of fair trade...

Sunday, July 19, 2009

The Teacher (NUT) magazine review of Poems for the Geography classroom

Poems for the Geography classroom, as featured in the NUT's Teacher magazine for June 2009:

"This book is a great way to bring cross curricular links into Geography. It contains a set of poems matched to the curriculum...and is ideal for the introduction of plenary session of a lesson to help to illustrate a theme linguistically".

Friday, February 20, 2009

Glaciation - a poem

Glaciation - a topic which splits opinion - wonderful or utterly boring? Personally, I rather like it. Here's my take on things...

Monday, February 16, 2009

We're just misunderstood...

Done in a tongue in cheek way, but with a serious message too. Perhaps useful for an assembly. I've used it with my Year 11 students...