Using KS3 Assessment to Raise Standards in Geography

Author: Sue Lomas,Linda Thompson

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340730898

Category: Geography

Page: 107

View: 5393

This handbook provides advice on statutory assessment for KS3 Geography. It explains the assessment process from applying levels and curriculum planning to measuring standards and building portfolios all within the Geography syllabus. The book includes advice on specific assessment projects and resource sheets to photocopy and adapt. It shows the teacher how to set up clear targets, progress beyond the key stage and use assessment to help track and improve standards, providing school-based professional development.

Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum

A practical guide

Author: Charles Rawding

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134082673

Category: Education

Page: 194

View: 455

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.

Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School

A companion to school experience

Author: Mary Biddulph,David Lambert,David Balderstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317674901

Category: Education

Page: 350

View: 9532

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

Reflective Practice in Geography Teaching

Author: Ashley Kent

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 184787651X

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 944

Highly Commended Geographical Association Award 2002 `Has been judged as likely to make a significant contribution to geography' This book provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary thought and practice in teaching geography. It is designed to support continuing professional development and reflective practice in geography education by: encouraging a critical understanding of the literature and concepts; stimulating teachers to continue with personal and professional development; and providing professionally relevant knowledge, understanding, skills and values. Drawn from a wide range of eminent geographers and experienced practitioners, the authors cover: progress in geography - changing viewpoints; the geography curriculum - development planning and issues; and research and geography teaching - why and how research matters. This book is essential reading and a valuable resource, for student and practising teachers of geography at secondary school level, as well as for those responsible for continuing professional development and subject leadership.

Key Geography New Connections

Thinking and Learning Skills

Author: Grant Westoby

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748770941

Category: Education

Page: 144

View: 5698

A series of photocopiable activity files that provide opportunities to help develop active learning and critical thinking skills.

Thinking and Learning Skills

Interactions

Author: Grant Westoby

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748770953

Category: Science

Page: 144

View: 4492

A series of photocopiable activity files that provide opportunities to help develop active learning and critical thinking skills.

Lernen sichtbar machen

Überarbeitete deutschsprachige Ausgabe von "Visible Learning"

Author: John Hattie

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783834014504

Category:

Page: 472

View: 912

Issues in Setting Standards

Establishing Comparabilities

Author: Bill Boyle,Tom Christie

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780750704823

Category: Education

Page: 155

View: 9775

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools

Author: Val Brooks,Ian Abbott,Liz Bills

Publisher: McGraw-Hill International

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 376

View: 561

“A ‘must read’ not only for trainees but for all those concerned about the development of teaching as a profession.” Journal of Inservice Education "The contributors to this volume – all experienced and highly regarded educators in their own right – have produced a wide-ranging, up-to-date and research-based introduction to the whole gamut of professional topics and issues with which beginning teachers need to be familiar if they are to develop into accomplished practitioners. This is a ‘must read’ for all who are serious about learning to teach in secondary schools and aspire to become informed professionals equipped to make a difference through enhancing the life chances of young people." - Professor Michael S. Totterdell, Director, Institute of Education, Manchester Metropolitan University “An excellent introduction to all of the core professional issues that trainee teachers need to address during their training… a first port of call for all student teachers keen to understand the challenges involved in becoming a professional teacher in today's schools.” Professor John Furlong, Director, Department of Educational Studies, Oxford University Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools is key reading for all trainee secondary school teachers. It covers the range of core professional skills that student teachers need to acquire irrespective of their subject specialism or their training route. It also considers recent developments in teaching, exploring the opportunities and challenges they present for those about to enter the profession. Topics covered include: Relationships with paraprofessionals and other adults in the classroom New opportunities created by technological advances New thinking on teachers’ professionalism and teacher leadership Data-rich approaches to managing school and pupil performance Assessment for learning Government reforms and initiatives. Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools is also suitable for use by newly qualified teachers to support their early professional development. The book encourages readers to engage with ideas presented in the book, and offers students: An interactive approach – Chapters start with a set of objectives and contain a mix of tasks and activities, case studies and scenarios to which readers are invited to respond. Practical examples and illustrations make abstract or unfamiliar ideas easier to grasp. Self-contained tasks – Most tasks can be completed there and then. For instance, if a task requires readers to analyse pupil performance data, a suitable example is provided. Contributors: Ian Abbott, Chris Bills, Liz Bills, Val Brooks, Jo Crozier, Paul Elliott, Judith Everington, Mick Hammond, Alma Harris, Dimitra Hartas, Sandra Howard, Prue Huddleston, Chris Husbands, Alison Kitson, Peter Lang, Daniel Muijs, Susan Orlik, Kate Shilvock, Emma Westcott

Teaching 14-19

Everything you need to know....about learning and teaching across the phases

Author: Georgina Donovan

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317854934

Category: Education

Page: 260

View: 1569

The emergence of the new 14-19 sector raises huge learning and teaching issues for both schools and colleges of further education. A new generation of skilled and flexible professionals will need to be trained and re-trained. Teachers in both sectors are understandably nervous about the impending changes. Covering everything a teacher needs to know about learning and teaching across these phases, this book: supports recent government policy initiatives for the 14-19 sector covers how to teach the 14-19 age phase in both schools and colleges addresses issues of concern for both teachers and college lectures helps both groups appreciate the background and rationale of the other sector. With a FAQ format, lots of practical advice and illustrative case studies, this book will be vital for all practitioners, experienced and trainee, in both secondary and post-compulsory education.

Wie kleine Kinder schlau werden

selbständiges Lernen im Alltag

Author: John Caldwell Holt

Publisher: Beltz

ISBN: 9783407228550

Category:

Page: 232

View: 5833

Ausgehend von der Beobachtung des kindlichen Spielens erläutert der Autor, wie Kinder denken und lernen.

Social Sciences

Author: F T Energy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781860672118

Category: Research

Page: 696

View: 7156

Löcher

die Geheimnisse von Green Lake ; Roman

Author: Louis Sachar

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 9783407785688

Category: Children's stories

Page: 295

View: 2500

As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.

New Labour's Policies for Schools

Raising the Standard?

Author: Jim Docking

Publisher: David Fulton Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 210

View: 1919

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

R.S.A. Journal

Author: Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arts

Page: N.A

View: 6434

Zilly, die Zauberin

Author: Korky Paul,Valerie Thomas

Publisher: Beltz & Gelberg

ISBN: 9783407770158

Category: Cats

Page: 28

View: 4687

Zilly liebt Schwarz. Ihr ganzes Haus hat sie in Schwarz eingerichtet, und auch ihr Kater Zingaro ist schwarz. Und wenn Zingaros Augen geschlossen sind, kann man schon mal schnell über ihn stolpern oder sich auf ihn setzen. Aber auch als Zilly ihn grasgrün zaubert, gibt es Probleme ...