How do you know what you don’t know? - Issue #16
Are you teaching pro-natalist population policies? Have you used the Japanese 'hunky dads' government programme as an example/case study yet?
I recently came across the article linked to above, from BBC Future. The article, teamed with a visit to the official programme website, and the following video from Quartz should give you all that you need to develop some useful teaching resources.
I have added The Ikumen Project to 1.3.2 Ageing societies - Japan on geographyalltheway.com.
IB DP Geographers
Unit 4: Power, places and networks → Human and physical influences on global interactions → Our “shrinking world” and the forces driving technological innovation: changing global data flow patterns and trends
Updated annually, the Submarine Cable Map is a thing of beauty. The submarine cable systems network across the planet. I am sure this newsletter reached you via combination of them. You can download it as an image and even purchase it (rather expensive, always fancied it, not sure where I would put it).
I put this page together after returning from the most recent Geographical Association Conference. After digging around, for a while, in my emails and on Alan Parkinson's (must read) blog Living Geography - I can confirm that the 2022 Conference witnessed the 11th Beer Meet and 8th TeachMeet.
I wasn't sure if there was quite enough geography in this excellent article from The Guardian - so I shifted it to the 'Random' section. Saying that, there is certainly plenty of geography in it, I'm just not sure how I would weave it into one of my lessons.
For those who don't fancy reading it - The Guardian have put it out this week as their Audio Long Read podcast episode.