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Book Review - The Mapmaker Chronicles series by A.L. Tait

The Mapmaker Chronicles is a great fantasy adventure series for primary-aged kids, written by A.L. Tait. The three books (Race to the End of the World… 258 more words

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Maps - Lesson 5c: Compass Rose

Lesson 5C – The Compass Rose

I’m going to start putting the links to previous lessons at the end of the post. They’re getting crazy! 476 more words


"High as You Can Go" (Walking from Darton to South Leeds)


Sometimes these things have just got be done. Today was one of those days. High as you go – still transfixed by the Chameleons’ Under The Script Bridge. 857 more words

Digital Resources from the Boston Public Library Support Cartographic Explorations

Digital Resources from the Boston Public Library Support Cartographic Explorations

Maps are a fantastic tool for supporting children’s development of a sense of place. When shared at just the right moment, maps can help children to make development-related shifts in their understanding of their surroundings or can help bring clarity to misty understandings of distance and direction. 441 more words

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Review -- Plotted: A Literary Atlas

The perfect holiday gift for your favorite bookworm!

Plotted: A Literary Atlas
By Andrew DeGraff and Daniel Harmon
Pulp/Zest Books
October 2015
128 pages

A great story inspires the imagination of the reader. 400 more words

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Lost Bus Routes and Pre-Election Rambles (May 2015)

Here is a spoken word version of my May blog, Lost Bus Routes and Pre-Election Rambles.

An account of myself and Michael Hill, walking around old haunts (Around South/West Yorkshire), conjuring memories, and futures of the past, on the eve of the 2015 UK General Election. 59 more words


Maps - Lesson 1A: Research

Lesson 0 – Choosing a Project

Lesson 1A: Research

Once you’ve picked a map project, the next step is research. I can’t imagine that a mapmaker would cringe at research, but if you’re one of those people that doesn’t care for reference, rest assured that it’s not as bad as you think. 345 more words