Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum

A practical guide

Author: Charles Rawding

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134082673

Category: Education

Page: 194

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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

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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

Preparing to Teach in Secondary Schools

A Student Teacher's Guide to Professional Issues in Secondary Education

Author: Val Brooks,Ian Abbott,Prue Huddleston

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335246338

Category: Education

Page: 426

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This book introduces trainee secondary school teachers to a range of key professional issues, knowledge to underpin their course.

Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School

A Companion to School Experience

Author: David Lambert,David Balderstone

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135249350

Category: Education

Page: 480

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Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School has become the widely recommended textbook for student and new teachers of geography. It helps them 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 creative lessons. This fully revised and updated second edition takes account of new legislation and important developments in geography education, including literacy, numeracy, citizenship, and GIS. Brand new chapters in this edition provide essential guidance on fieldwork, and using ICT in the context of geography teaching and learning. Chapters on teaching strategies, learning styles and assessment place the learner at the centre stage, and direct advice and activities encourage successful practice. Designed for use as a core textbook Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School is essential reading for all student teachers of geography who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers. Praise for the first edition 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 that is likely to become a standard reference for many beginning teachers on geography initial teacher training courses in England and Wales.' - Educational Review

Key Geography New Connections

Thinking and Learning Skills

Author: Grant Westoby

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 0748770941

Category: Education

Page: 144

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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

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

The 44th Civil Service Year Book

Author: Great Britain: Cabinet Office

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780114301927

Category: Political Science

Page: 835

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This is the 44th edition of this annual directory on the structure, departments and key personnel of the UK Civil Service. It contains information on ministerial responsibilities, government departments and devolved administrations, executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies, as well as a wide range of other organisations such as museums, libraries, galleries and research councils. It also includes data on: civil service salaries and staffing levels, freedom of information, purchasing and better quality service contracts and the charter mark scheme. Indexes are given by individual officers, department and subject.