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Primary Geography - Teaching Topicality with Howard Lisle

Published: Jul 2020
5 mins


Introducing primary teachers to the importance of teaching current affairs within the KS1 and KS2 geography curriculum.

Howard Lisle, geographer and CPD trainer, explains the value of current affairs when teaching geography and how effective this is.

Using the example of the Icelandic volcano which erupted in April 2010, Howard demonstrates how to recreate a similar event using a cardboard box and some easily obtainable resources.

Howard also stresses the significance of using photographs, often the teacher's own, to help bring the world to the classroom, bringing the subject to life.

This video is an inspirational CPD resource.

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