IB DP Textbooks

This page describes some of the Geography textbooks available to deliver IBDP Geography. It provides a brief description of each book. It also features some suggestions for online lesson resources.

IB DP Endorsed Geography Course Companion

+ This IB DP endorsed resource was developed directly with the IB, and is a comprehensive set of resources to support learners through all SL and HL themes within the course. It provides some useful activities and provides strong links to the learner profile and TOK. It's a good course companion to either use as a class room resource to provide students for home study.

- Due to its scale some of the detail in places seems insufficient and seems to brush over some ca

Authors: Garrett Nagle and Briony Cooke

Oxford Press

ISBN: 978-0-19-839603-1

Geography Global Change -Study and Revision Guide

Dr Simon Oakes is the Chief Examiner for IBDP Geography  and so has an inside track into the contemporary themes,  place examples and case studies. Consequently his textbooks are very detailed and can be used as topic masters. They are logically organized around the conceptual thinking through the course. This is great resource to have in the class room or for each student  to take home.

Author: Simon Oakes

Hodder Education

ISBN: 13: 978-1510403550

Geography Global Interactions Study and Revision

Dr Simon Oakes is the Chief Examiner for IBDP Geography  and so has an inside track into the contemporary themes. He writes a detailed topic master here that provides a pathway through the course avoiding some common globalization cliches. He is also develop strong links to the conceptual thinking that's embedded in this syllabus

Author: Simon Oakes

Hodder Education

ISBN: 13: 978-1510403550

 Our Changing Planet

Stephen Codrington is an experienced textbook author and wrote the the first published IBDP Geography textbook, Planet Geography. Our Changing Planet is the latest in  a long line. This e-book has been written specifically to cover the Standard and Higher Level Core themes (Units 1, 2, 3) for the IB (International Baccalaureate) Geography course, first examinations in 2019. It covers every aspect of the course requirements, organized in a way that precisely mirrors the order and content of the IB syllabus.

Author: Stephen Codrington

Soild Star Press 2017

ISBN: 9780957981980

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Our Connected Planet

Stephen Codrington is an experienced textbook author and wrote the the first published IBDP Geography textbook, Planet Geography. This e-book has been written specifically to cover the Higher Level Extension themes (Units 4, 5, 6) for the IB (International Baccalaureate) Geography course, first examinations in 2019. It covers every aspect of the course requirements, organized in a way that precisely mirrors the order and content of the IB syllabus.

Author: Stephen Codrington

Solid Star Press, 2017

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Our Planet's Series (topic masters)

Written by Stephen Codrington. These topic masters written for each of the optional themes. These textbooks are really solid resource for the classroom.

Author: Stephen Codrington

Solid Star Press 2017

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Kognity

Kognity are large global publisher of online textbooks and have recently published their geography book,  It provides a very visual route through the course has built assignments and mark books, similar to the InThinking student feature.

Authors: Several different

Online Resources

There are of course loads of online resources available to Geography, including the online Twitter community as well Facebook, Linkedin and Schoolology sites. There remain online loads of teacher and student blogs and the TES online resource is increasingly popular. Although problems remain with TES in regard to pricing and authenticity of work. There are too many online resources to detail. The following sites are well worth a look at for ready to go lesson resources.

Matt Podbury has has produced an outstanding website that provides ready to resources and guidance for a large amount of the IB DP course. This is an excellent go-to site for ongoing support

#IBGeog19

Matt Podbury also administers the excellent  Facebook page IB DP Geography Teachers Support Group.

Tom Sheard has put this site together over a good few years since the last syllabus and provides good ready to teach resources and lesson with free access. This is site is still under development for the new syllabus and is being written as the course is delivered.

Geography Monkey

Written by Richard Allaway, GATW has been up and running since the 2005 syllabus and therefore is a well established and well resourced site for IBDP Geography. Richard produces good creative lesson ideas and has flare and passion for technology centered learning.

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