Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Kate Russell

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 62
1
General Discussion / Re: BIG quiz 2015
« on: July 12, 2015, 11:15:31 AM »
How brilliant is this? Many thanks for creating and sharing!!  :)
Have a great summer!
Kate

2
General Discussion / Re: Glaciers
« on: July 08, 2015, 09:29:29 AM »
Which year group is this for?

3
General Discussion / Re: AQA C.A. 2016 and 2017
« on: July 07, 2015, 06:39:44 PM »
Click on Mark's name and you should be able to see his email address.

4
General Discussion / Re: VLEs
« on: July 07, 2015, 06:28:24 PM »
We use WordPress for our PGCE course at Keele - easy to  set up and administer, pretty flexible, can have open access areas and password protected areas.
https://knsps.uk

5
General Discussion / Re: Very quiet here
« on: June 25, 2015, 11:35:43 PM »
Stuart - absolutely no offence meant!! "Old timers" refers to time here on the forum - nothing else!!!
Your contributions are always welcomed - thoughtful and informed! Thank you! :)

6
General Discussion / Re: Very quiet here
« on: June 25, 2015, 09:42:33 PM »
Well - it is great to see 4 "old timers" speaking here again!!
The forum is only as active as its community!
I keep "activating" new members - don't know where they are though.
A good number of previous regulars have gained promotion and may not be so involved in geography now .... and some have retired!!  ???

7
General Discussion / Re: Final year 9 scheme of work
« on: June 19, 2015, 10:13:13 AM »
I know it is short notice, but could you get them outside - perhaps doing local fieldwork - perhaps to draw up a presentation / display / info booklet for the new Y7s or for feeder primaries?

8
General Discussion / Re: Who should pay for A Level textbooks?
« on: June 17, 2015, 09:46:51 AM »
I feel this should be a whole school issue - SMLT team to decide!

9
General Discussion / Re: Iceland, when there
« on: June 10, 2015, 09:34:15 PM »
I echo Graham and Judith's cooments

10
General Discussion / Re: New Calender
« on: June 10, 2015, 09:33:16 PM »
Great idea!!

World Population Day - 11th July 2016

Chinese New Year - 8th February 2016

"National Days" e.g. the 4 UK ones; American Independence Day,  Bastille Day, Martin Luther King day (15th January)

GA Worldwise week http://www.geography.org.uk/getinvolved/worldwise/worldwiseweek/ 22-26 June 2015


11
General Discussion / Re: Geography Pens and Pencils??
« on: June 07, 2015, 08:54:06 PM »
I've got a pencil from here - it is covered with a personalised map of where I work
http://shop.six0sixdesign.com/shop/personalised-map-location-pencils/

12
General Discussion / Re: The town that runs on Twitter.
« on: June 04, 2015, 09:18:21 PM »
Interesting (especially as I have just returned from S Spain!!)
Thanks Stephen!

13
I know all the exam boards will be running courses about their specs ... but the GA are offering a unique course where ALL four exam boards will be present to outline their specs and in addition there will be workshops led by leading teachers. They run 3 times in June in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

"New GCSE geography specifications will be available for first teaching in 2016. Join the GA and the four major awarding organisations to find out about the new specifications and start to explore some of their key changes and challenges. These conferences will enable teachers to make an informed choice about the new GCSE geography specifications and take away practical teaching advice and examples of good practice."

Full details ....
http://www.geography.org.uk/cpdevents/gacpdcourses/newgcsegeography/

14
General Discussion / Re: AlfieSoft for electronic marking
« on: May 15, 2015, 07:36:52 PM »
Lular - Blackfriar's judgement will be spot on!

15
General Discussion / Design a new OS map symbol competition
« on: May 14, 2015, 10:33:51 AM »
Could be engaging for some pupils

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/2015/05/design-a-new-os-map-symbol-competition-with-the-one-show/

Sorry for short notice - entries in by 31st may

Pages: [1] 2 3 ... 62