Geography and ICT
It dawned on me recently that really this SLN website
does not have much on about using ICT in geography! OK, its got lots of
digital resources for teachers like
on GIS and
PowerPoint presentations which teachers use with their classes, but
there is little to support embedding pupils' use of ICT apart from the
WebEnquiries and the
Enquiries. This page attempts to
rectify this! Your contributions are welcome!
KS3 ICT supporting geography pack
This contains example geography lesson materials
(lesson plans and all related resources) produced for the KS3 /
Secondary National Strategy. They are supplementary and complementary to
DfES ICT across the curriculum: Geography guidance. There are 5
downloads on the following topics, Geography in the News, Traffic
Congestion, Geomorphology, Comparing Countries and Investigating
Environmental Hazards. They can be used as they are or adapted to your
All are here.
Practical Support Pack Learning and Teaching for
For practical help on using ICT in your teaching, visit
Learning and Teaching Using ICT — Practical Support Pack, a
TeacherNet website which has lesson plans, multimedia resources, video
case studies and ICT support materials. Written by experts in teaching
subjects using ICT, and with the support of the Primary and Secondary
National Strategies, the support pack has everything needed to
teach Geography using ICT, from preparation and planning to homework and
evaluation.The materials in this pack include lesson
plans, classroom resources and practical advice.
ICT for Key Stage 1
ICTOPUS is a
new on-line service providing lesson plans and resources as well as
interesting articles by teachers who share their ICT good practice, are
to help you integrate ICT into all areas of the primary curriculum.
Visit the website, its easy to register and be kept up to date!
ICT advice is well worth looking at. There are lesson plans and
associated resources for each year group, many directly linked with
popular primary topics.
An index of all the geography lessons.
BECTa ICT for schools
BECTa service is
currently undergoing changes, there are useful links for
primary geography and
NAACE (and MAPE)
is the professional organisation for ICT professionals. Their
website has many useful links and materials. It hosts the curriculum
support, and classroom activities which were formerly produced by
MAPE, the primary working group which you can
This page last updated
30 March 2012