“Creating multimodal texts using digital media is a core element of the Australian Curriculum. Not just in English either. In Maths, History and Science, students will need to use digital media to publish their work and explain their thinking.”
"One of their lessons [in a series involving geologic sciences] involved teaching the kids about the structure of the Earth. One of her friends came up with the idea of presenting a model of the Earth made out of cake. So my sister asked me if I could make a spherical cake with all the layers of the Earth inside it."
The ABC and ESA have teamed up to bring primary and secondary students and teachers world-class Australian resources, games, video and audio clips linked to the Australian Curriculum. Resources are organised by grade level and subject. Lots of goodies for geographers!
“Which Countries are the biggest users of Twitter? Discover the geography of Twitter. A must read if you use Twitter for business and segment by geography! (Geography of Twitter – Which Countries are the biggest users?”
“As mind-blowing as science is these days, it's probably safe to say that we're not going to invent a time machine within the next century. Through the magic of code, though, there is an entertaining alternative in the world of interactive maps.”
Why the Study of Geography Matters AllAfrica.com As a onetime university professor of geography it is very heartening to see President Kenyatta highlighting the great importance of geography in the contemporary world (Kenya's geographical position...
For generations, Moroccans have immigrated to Europe for work but now, in a surprising illustration of Europe's economic crisis, that trend is reversing –Europeans are coming to Morocco in search of jobs.