A variety of tasks allow you to: • Engage students with exciting visual content, real-world emphasis, fresh case studies and country profiles with regular online updates from the Geography Association. • Monitor student growth with ‘Check Your Progress’ exercises and prepare your class for KS4 with ‘Bridge to GCSE’ activities written by examiners. Pupil book enquiries are ‘How’ and ‘Why’ questions consisting of one overarching investigative question and a series of sub questions. Enquiries are supported by teacher resources that provide a clear steer in terms of approaches to learning and teaching and the generation of meaningful outcomes. These outcomes will be easily cross referenced to any national assessment requirements. This series is endorsed by the Geographical Association. Case studies in the book will include: • samples of the breadth studies at Key Stage 3 • key processes in both physical and human geography • integration of higher order thinking skills to exemplify that the world is a complex and interconnected place Enquiry topics: 1. Frozen landscapes Do corries really prefer north facing slopes? 2. On thin ice Can Russia exploit the Arctic sustainably? 3. Welcome to Quake City, New Zealand How has Christchurch been affected by earthquakes? 4. Managing the coast When is doing nothing actually doing something? 5. Life's a beach Why do most Australians live on the edge? 6. Preventing history repeating itself What's being done to save Allerford? 7. The world's other population problem What should the European Union do about its declining population?
Cramming all new-case studies, new geographic data and reams of new questions, this new Pearson Edexcel A-level Geography student book will capture imaginations as it travels around the globe. This new book will help your students develop the geographical skills and knowledge they need to succeed. It has been written by our expert author team and structured to provide support for learners of all abilities. The book includes: · Activities and regular review questions to reinforce geographical knowledge and build up core geographical skills · Clear explanations to help students to grapple with tricky geographical concepts and grasp links between topics · Case studies from around the world to vividly demonstrate geographical theory in action · Exciting fieldwork projects that meet the fieldwork and investigation requirements This student book is supported by digital resources on our new digital platform Boost, providing a seamless online and offline teaching experience.
Focusing on skills development – geographical, PLTS and functional – this book takes a lively and innovative approach to KS3 Geography.Building further on the skills, knowledge and subject understanding of Pupil Books 1 and 2, Pupil Book 3 contains rich tasks and activities which will thoroughly prepare pupils for GCSE Geography. Pupil book enquiries are ‘How’ and ‘Why’ questions consisting of one overarching investigative question and a series of sub questions. Enquiries are supported by teacher resources that provide a clear steer in terms of approaches to learning and teaching and the generation of meaningful outcomes. These outcomes will be easily cross referenced to any national assessment requirements. This series is endorsed by the Geographical Association. Case studies in the book will include: • samples of the breadth studies at Key Stage 3 • key processes in both physical and human geography • integration of higher order thinking skills to exemplify that the world is a complex and interconnected place Enquiry topics: 1. 'Middle' – of what? 'East' – of where? Is the Middle East a region? 2. Issues in the ocean Is our use of ocean resources sustainable? 3. Going boldly Is India's space programme justified? 4. From Shangombo to South Tavy Head Why are Thandi and Moses working in Soweto market? 5. Using someone else's water How does water consumption create interdependence and conflict? 6. Biodiversity under threat Can economic development on Borneo be sustainable?
This book is designed to help students build up and apply geographical skills throughout KS3. A wide range of skills are introduced in Unit 1, and then revisited and progressed in different contexts in Units 2-15 as part of a learning journey to becoming a geographer. These skills are progressed as an integral component of an enquiry process. The book provides a firm foundation for the geographical skills required at GCSE level and beyond. A wide range of geographical data is provided including satellite images and a large number of OS maps at a variety of scales, often linked to other data, such as ground and aerial photos. Progress in Geography Skills: Key Stage 3 can be used independently or alongside the Progress in Geography: Key Stage 3 Student book. Each page has a specific learning objective and skills focus, such as: - Conducting geographical enquiries; considering different points of view and making decisions - Drawing field sketches, linked to OS maps and locating places using lines of latitude and longitude on an atlas or grid references on OS maps - Understanding and drawing a wide variety of graphs - Analysis and presentation of statistical data - Comparing ground level photographs with Ordnance Survey maps and being able to identify coastal, glacial and river landforms on OS maps - Using newspapers to investigate issues, and detect bias - Using websites, including online GiS, as part of enquiries and investigating data
Rivers is one of the units in the new Cambridge Primary Geography series, which has been written to cover the places, themes and skills identified by the revised national curriculum at key stage 2. Each unit in the series is written around a main geographical enquiry and provides pupils with the knowledge, concepts and skills to complete their investigation. Rivers introduces children to both the processes and environmental aspects of this thematic study. It looks at rivers on a range of scales and in a variety of contexts in countries including the United Kingdom, United States, China, Germany and Africa. The Teacher's Book provides background information and a description of the work involved in each unit of the pupil's book. It also includes photocopiable worksheets which support or extend the enquiry, suggestions for further and cross-curricular work, and advice on assessment and reporting.
Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School has become the widely recommended textbook for student and new teachers of geography. It helps you acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of geography within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to design, teach and evaluate stimulating and challenging lessons. It is grounded in the notion of social justice and the idea that all students are entitled to a high quality geography education. The very practical dimension provides you with support structures through which you can begin to develop your own philosophy of teaching, and debate key questions about the nature and purpose of the subject in school. Fully revised and updated in light of extensive changes to the curriculum, as well as to initial teacher education, the new edition considers the current debates around what we mean by geographical knowledge, and what’s involved in studying at Masters level. Key chapters explore the fundamentals of teaching and learning geography: Why we teach and what to teach Understanding and planning the curriculum Effective pedagogy Assessment Developing and using resources Fieldwork and outdoor learning Values in school geography Professional development Intended as a core textbook and written with university and school-based initial teacher education in mind, Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary school is essential reading for all those who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers. Praise for previous editions of Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School... 'This is a practical and visionary book, as well as being superbly optimistic. It has as much to offer the experienced teacher as the novice and could be used to reinvigorate geography departments everywhere. Practical activities and ideas are set within a carefully worked out, authoritative, conceptual framework.' - The Times Educational Supplement 'This is a modern, powerful, relevant and comprehensive work...a standard reference for many beginning teachers on geography initial teacher training courses.' - Educational Review
Substantially revised to incorporate the contents of the 1995 Revised Order and its major implications for geography teaching. Includes two brand new chapters on the growing early years sector and OFSTED inspections. A whole range of different ways to organise the geography curriculum is discussed, with examples. The resources sections have been updated and expanded.
Written with reference to the 2007 Professional Standards for the Award of QTS and initiatives such as the Primary National Strategy, each chapter offers practical guidance on topics such as planning, assessment and the creation of resources. It provides summaries of key topics in primary geography, including the study of places, environmental sustainability, learning beyond the classroom, global issues, citizenship and cross-curricular approaches to promote children′s subject knowledge, well-being and learning within primary geography. With research summaries, practical and reflective tasks, and classroom examples, this book helps trainees and NQTs teach primary geography confidently and creatively throughout the primary school.
MasterClass in Geography Education provides a comprehensive exploration of the major themes in geography education research and pedagogy, drawing on international research. The editor draws together a variety of professional, academic and practitioner perspectives to support professional development of geography teachers. The book incorporates discussion of the place of subject knowledge in geography, the role and function of research in geography education and the relationship between research and practice. Topics covered include: - research and professional practice - constructing geographical knowledge - ethical considerations - carrying out research projects MasterClass in Geography Education will be essential reading for all studying the teaching and learning of geography on PGCE and Education MEd/MA courses.
Debates in Geography Education encourages early career teachers, experienced teachers and teacher educators to engage with and reflect on key issues, concepts and debates. It aims to enable readers to reach their own informed judgements with deeper theoretical knowledge and understanding. The second edition is fully updated in light of the latest research, policy and practice in the field, as well as key changes to the curriculum and examination specifications. Expert contributors provide a range of perspectives on international, historical and policy contexts in order to deepen our understanding of significant debates in geography education. Key debates include: geography's identity as an academic discipline; what constitutes knowledge in geography; places and regional geography; what it means to think geographically; constructing the curriculum; how we link assessment to making progress in geography; the contribution of fieldwork and outdoor experiences; technology and the use of Geographical Information; school geography and employability; understanding the gap between school and university geography; evidence-based practice and research in geography education. The comprehensive, rigorous coverage of these key issues, together with carefully annotated selected further reading, will help support and shape further research and writing. Debates in Geography Education is a key resource that is essential reading for all teachers and researches who wish to extend their grasp of the place of geography in education. Mark Jones is Senior Lecturer in Education at the University of the West of England, Bristol, UK David Lambert is Professor of Geography Education at UCL Institute of Education, London, UK
Teaching About and Exploring the Earth as Our Home
Author: Mark Newman
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Geography as Inquiry invites teachers and learners to explore geography in exciting ways, across key concepts, connected to history and the social sciences, reestablishing its place in the social studies and history curriculum.
Emphasizes on the acquisition of skills, gathering and evaluating evidence and drawing conclusions, and making learning fun for the young geographer. This work meets the requirements of the National Curriculum and the QCA Scheme of Work and is correlated to the Scottish 5-14 Guidelines.
Mastering Primary Geography introduces the primary geography curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make learning geography irresistible. Topics covered include: · Current developments in geography · Geography as an irresistible activity · Geography as a practical activity · Skills to develop in geography · Promoting curiosity · Assessing children in geography · Practical issues This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to show students and teachers what is considered to be best and most innovative practice, and how they can use that knowledge in their own teaching to the greatest effect. The book draws on the experience of two leading professionals in primary geography, Anthony Barlow and Sarah Whitehouse, to provide the essential guide to teaching geography for all trainee and qualified primary teachers.
The book discusses the complex nature of understanding and what it means to teach for understanding. The processes and strategies that can support teaching for understanding are then exemplified in the context of different areas of the primary / elementary (4-11 years) school curriculum.
A reference guide to geography education. Entries, arranged alphabetically, cover: government legislation and reports; famous geography educators; resources; research findings; movements, trends, debates and issues; organizations; and key concepts. An analytical index helps the reader to choose paths through the book, connecting entries.
How up-to-date is your geographical thought? Are parts of your curriculum becoming tired and out-dated? Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum will help training and practising secondary school teachers understand how to evaluate and refresh their curriculum in order to ensure that what they teach is relevant, topical and creative. Considering the latest developments in both the school geography curriculum and the field of geography as an academic discipline, this exciting new book explores how geography teaching and learning can be developed to engage secondary school pupils and better reflect contemporary society. Illustrated throughout with ideas and practical examples of how to update your curriculum easily and effectively, key topics covered include: Understanding curriculum theory and development; Auditing and developing your own dynamic, interactive curriculum; Critiquing textbooks and resources to ensure relevance; Constructing and analysing schemes of work; Incorporating the latest developments in the field into your teaching; How to create innovative, enduring curricula for human, physical and environmental geographies. Providing insights into the latest thinking in geography in a concise and accessible manner, Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum will ensure motivating, lively and successful geography teaching and learning.
Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 and Winner of the Geographical Association Silver Award 2017. This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings. Further imaginative ideas include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning how to keep geography messy the outdoors and learning beyond the classroom how to teach geography using your local area the links between geography and other areas of the curriculum looking at geography, creativity and the future fun and games in geography engaging with the world through picture-books teaching about sustainability. With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.
Learning Primary Geography: Ideas and inspiration from classrooms celebrates children’s learning in primary geography. It is a book for all student and practising teachers who would like children to learn about their world in an enjoyable and stimulating way. Every page presents inspiring examples of children’s learning, and explains how and why creative approaches such as enquiry learning, learning outside the classroom, and using imaginative resources work so well in primary geography. Using illustrated case studies from a range of schools and classrooms, each chapter showcases the fantastic work all children can do in primary geography. The book explores a wide variety of geographical learning, with chapters focusing on key aspects of the subject, including: primary geography through the school grounds topical geography through issues and events learning about places in primary geography children’s agency and action through primary geography Throughout the chapters, the role of primary geography in helping children develop all types of literacies, including spatial, critical and digital literacies, is explored. Written by a highly experienced teacher and lecturer in education, Learning Primary Geography is underpinned and illustrated by examples from a wide range of primary classrooms. It will be a source of support, guidance and inspiration for all those teaching geography in the primary school.