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How many times have we paused to consider what it is that goes on in the online worlds of young people? Should we just see their behaviour (and ours) as being that other world – be it Facebook, twitter, digital games or ‘research’ – or should we be aligning our teaching approaches with the realities of ever on networked spaces? If we take the latter approach and get networked in our teaching then what of the other world of real world spaces, real time and real people living their everyday lives. In truth geographers are in the ‘box seat’ to blend the new with the old. We can use the ever changing and expanding array of ‘apps’ and explore understandings of the world around us in ways that are dynamic and with opportunities to model alternative futures – all within the constructs of geography, its standards and its traditions. It’s the best time to be a geographer and we have a new curriculum that reflects the challenges of our times. Remember to look out the window!