The Ginger Teacher — Geography

Teaching Children About Environmental Issues

Teaching Children About Environmental Issues

Teaching Children About Environmental Issues Conservation is a very real issue in the world and a subject which is frequently in the news. Children need to be taught about the dangers facing our planet and it needs to be in a delicate and real way.  The duty to teach this thorny subject often falls to teachers and it can be tricky.  While we want children to understand the dangers and the trouble that the world is facing, we also don't want to scare them with graphic descriptions and details about dead animals!  Crafting such a delicate lesson takes a lot of...

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How Can I Teach With Escape Rooms?

How Can I Teach With Escape Rooms?

How Can I Teach With Escape Rooms?   Simple steps to show you how to use escape rooms to teach in the classroom. I also give you some escape room in the classroom ideas.   I've always wanted to try using escape rooms in the classroom. They seem like such fun, I think learning while having fun is the best way!  The reason I have been reluctant to try escape rooms is, they seem so complicated. The set up, the execution and the marking all seemed like crazy amounts of work and energy. Once I started I realised it wasn't that hard...

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Rainforest Lessons and Plans

Rainforest Lessons and Plans

Rainforest Lessons and Plans So it's a brand new year! My first topic this term is the rainforest this is such a wide and fun topic there is so much to teach about the rainforest and so many fun lessons we can have. In preparation for the term ahead I have created a series of rainforest lessons and uploaded them as products in my store. I do like my products to be complete, so each lesson has a detailed lesson plan each with starter, input, independent work, plenary, assessment opportunities, a learning objective and resources. To allow the children to really engage with...

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