Do atlases still have a place in the modern secondary classroom?

Geography departments within secondary schools across the UK rely on printed atlases for many different areas across the curriculum. Although there has been several different breakthroughs in recent years with ‘google maps’, ‘digimaps’, and various different apps – pupils require atlases to understand the organisation of continents, shape of countries… Read More

Distant Places Matter a Lot

How do children form their ideas about other peoples and countries?  The answer is that they usually draw on a number of different sources. Parents, peers and the mass media will undoubtedly be important influences.  Pictures, videos and stories will feed their imagination.  Many are stimulated by their interest and… Read More