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[Free eBook] The Political Origins of Inequality: Why a More Equal World Is Better for Us All by Simon Reid-Henry [Political Science History & Current Affairs]

The Political Origins of Inequality: Why a More Equal World Is Better for Us All by Simon Reid-Henry, a lecturer in geography (both historical and political) at the University of London, is his accessibly-written political history and analysis, free for a limited time courtesy of the University of Chicago Press. 487 more words

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Who Wants to Go to School in the Summer? These Kids!

In my district AP Human Geography is the only AP course offered to freshmen and at my school about 45% of 9th graders take it.  I don’t want to debate the pros and cons of 9th graders taking an AP course, because it my district it is what it is.   612 more words


Year 10 Exam - 28th June 2017

Here are some revision prompts for your year 10 end of year exam.  You will be sitting one exam paper this year which will be made up of exam questions from paper 1 and paper 2. 410 more words

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Grenfell fire unmasks a tale of two cities

No one in the past few weeks has been left untouched by the series of tragedies that have struck our nation in seemingly quick succession. The shock of the Westminster Bridge attacks was followed all too quickly by the numbing horror of the Manchester bomb and then the London Bridge attacks. 417 more words

Geography In The News

The Best Professional Development for AP Teachers

For the past 12 years I have spent the first week of June with other geography teachers scoring the Advanced Placement Human Geography Exams.  While many of my colleagues think I’m crazy to spend a week of my summer scoring tests, I quickly realized the opportunities available to teachers at the AP Reading won’t happen anywhere else.   699 more words


Creating Alternative Food Futures (update)

As noted here, with Joe Murray (Afri), Fergal Anderson (Food Sovereignty Ireland), Seamus Bradley (Derrybeg CSA), and Nathalie Markiefka, I co-organized an event back in April called Creating Alternative Food Futures: Food Sovereignty in Ireland and Beyond. 346 more words

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Reimagining Home in the 21st Century

Justine Lloyd and Ellie Vasta explore the idea that thinking differently about home advances our understanding of belonging as a social process in which we are all implicated. 1,423 more words

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