Collaborative idea generation for ELT

Geograph is a project to collect photographs representing every grid square in Britain and Ireland. They also have a games section where you can try locating photos on the map. This is an example of one of the images:

Big Fish, Belfast

What would you do with this website in your classroom? You can make any assumptions you like about the context it is used in. Post your ideas in the comments below.

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Comments on: "Geograph website – photographing Britain and Ireland" (4)

  1. Use the site as a way to present the task and then have learners do the same, a la Fiona Mauchline’s blog, and have them snap things in the local area. Then have a guessing game about where the pictures were taken/what they’re of.

  2. Students could create a kind of written treasure hunt. They choose a photo and write about it, including some information about which part of the country it is. Other students are then challenged to find the correct photo. This could make a good online project, with students adding links to pages about the place and the photo.

  3. […] image of Humpty Dumpty was taken from the geograph project (another prompt on this blog), via Wikimedia […]

  4. […] the Geograph website? […]

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