Geography Games /

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Geography Games Based on Google Maps and Google Earth

One of the things that I emphasize to students before they embark on any kind of research or problem-solving task is to take a good long look at the information that they already have before them. Continue reading

Economics / Teaching and Learning Programs

Economics Preliminary Government and the Economy Teaching Program

The size of the Government in Australia’s economy is a topic of current political and economic debate. I have developed  a teaching program for NSW Economics Preliminary Government and the Economy that I am now sharing with you. Access the links to download Government in Australian Economy Concept Map of concepts related to why and how … Continue reading

Economics / Literacy / Teaching and Learning Programs

Writing extended responses in Economics

Learning outcomes: Identify and discuss the language features and appropriate structure for writing extended responses in Economics. Evaluate Band 3-4 and Band 5-6 written extended responses use of structure, language features and economic terminology, concepts and theories. Apply the writing process to plan and draft  an extended written response that demonstrates use of appropriate structure, … Continue reading

Economics / Literacy

Economics Law of Demand, a series of lessons to build literacy and numeracy

Learning outcomes: Describe, explain and evaluate the role and operation of markets (P3) Communicate economic information, ideas and issues in appropriate forms (P10) Use the language of economics: key terms in economic theory (P8) Interpret and construct graphs to describe changes in demand (P11) Access the links to download worksheets developed for Stage 6 Economics Preliminary … Continue reading