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Alan Parkinson
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Geographer - Author - Mission:Explorer - Teacher - Consultant
Geographer - Author - Mission:Explorer - Teacher - Consultant

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Error Prone
Was reminded of this yesterday. A game I used in my GA Conference presentation where I launched the CILT Transport and Logistics resource that I wrote for CILT/The GA.

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Comics
Thanks to Stephen Schwab for the tipoff to Why Comics? Why Comics?   is based at the   School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) , University of London where we are working with the University to humanise academic research to a wide audience. Why Comics...

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Hand Drawn Maps - their value
I've been preparing some work which includes some links to hand drawn maps. This is part of the Meaningful Maps project which we we asked to be part of at my current school. The project is being led by Stephen Scoffham, with support from Paula Owens and Pet...

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Curriculum Making back front and centre...
I posted earlier in the week about my trip to the Education Festival earlier in the year. The post mentions a speech made by Amanda Spielman, HMCI / OFSTED which brought the issue of curriculum back to the forefront. There was a mention of Michael Young in ...

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The Island
A new entry onto my book shelves is this book by Barry Smith. It describes the place that islands have in our imaginations, as well as describing how their geography shapes the communities that live there. It's travelled with me to to various places this su...

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How to access Environment Agency Geomatics Survey Data

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Risky World
Via Paul Turner's Five Things newsletter... Subscribe now to get a Monday newsletter. Risk Navigator is an interesting sound app, which I've just installed... It is part of the Risk Factor project launched by the Canadian government.
The app allows you to ...

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Food Security - vulnerabiities in global trade
Teaching about Food Security this year with Year 9, I have been reminded of the nature of the definition, and how some elements of it are in a state of flux at the moment, such that the UK's food security is by no means secure in the longer term... Apart fr...

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Arcticness - a free book
What is Arcticness? This free book, edited by Ilan Kelman answers that question, and is being made available by UCL Press. It can be downloaded as a free PDF, or purchased in other formats. This would make a valuable resource for those keen to broaden the r...
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