With some recent changes to my online resources - I have a need to have some sort of landing place where all of my resources and web pages can be linked from the one static spot.  I have so many different web sites/ blogs and information pages now that keeping tabs on them all is getting more and more difficult to do!  So, apologies if none of these pages interests you much  . . . this page is more for me to keep tabs on all the things I have going at the one time! 

Some Interesting Info about me

1995  Started teaching Geography & History at Dunluce school, Bushmills

1997  Moved to Slemish College to lead the Geography department

2002  Specially Commended as NI Teacher of the Year

2002  Completed M Ed in Educational Leadership and Management

2005  Writer of Geography content for Learn Premium

2006  Won a scholarship to November Learning’s ‘Building Learning 

         Communities’ conference in Boston, USA

2007 Wrote 2 ICT management articles for the ICTAC file  - How to develop 

         24/7 learning and how ICT leaders could lead a whole school ICT team

2008  Completed PQH (NI) qualification

2010  Took part in Google Teacher Academy, London - the first NI based

         Google Certified Teacher

2010  Appointed to the Senior Team of A Level Geography with an awarding


2010  Won Northgate ‘Innovation in ICT’ award

2012  Took part in the BETT ICT conference in London

2012  Presentation about 24/7 Learning to first Teachmeet belfast

2012  Presentation about  3 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers to second

         teachmeet Belfast See the Prezi here

2013  Finalist in the TES Teacher Columnist competition  http://


2013  My first book “Geography for CCEA GCSE” is released in the summer

2013  Took part in the Google Education summit in Dublin in Oct/

         Nov 2013

2014  Led a workshop on Tim for GA web version .pptxin Geography for the GA

         (Geographical Association) at their annual conference at Univ of Surrey

2014  Appointed as Vice Principal at Cullybackey College

2014  My second book “Revision Guide for CCEA Geography AS Unit 2” is

         released in July 2014

2014  My third book (written with Alistair Hamil) “Revision Guide for CCEA

         Geography AS Unit 1” is released in July 2014

2015  My fourth book “Revision Guide for CCEA GCSE Geography” is released         

         in May 2015

2015  Presentation to the NI Innovation Forum (Google and CPD)

2015  Part of the organising team for #NIEDCAMP held at Stranmillis College,

         Belfast on Tuesday 18th August.  Also Presenting on ‘Managing Mindsets’

2015  Taking part in a British Council International Study Visit to New York

         City to investigate the use of technology in education

2016  Two new Revision Guides for the NEW CCEA Geography AS Level    

          released over the summer   - AS Unit 1 and AS Unit 2

2016  Part of the organising team for #EduFestNI to be

         held at Cullybackey College on Tuesday 16th August.   You can see my

         presentation here

2016  Part of organizing team for #geogmeet for Geography teachers in

         Northern Ireland - see more information here

2017  Three new Revision Guides for the NEW CCEA Geography AS Level Unit3         

          and A2 Level Unit 1 and Unit 2 are released   AS Unit 3A2 Unit 1 and

         A2 Unit 2

2017  Took part in a British Council International Study Visit to Estonia to

         investigate the use of technology in education

2018  Helped develop the BBC GCSE Bitesize Geography online resources

2019  Currently updating my GCSE Geography Revision Guides and Textbooks 

Think Geography is designed and managed by Tim Manson.  For many years he has been using the internet to support teaching and learning.  Currently he is using Google sites for elearning and online communication . 

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