Provides activities for Literacy, Numeracy, Art, History and Science, that are linked to the geography topics appropriate for each age group. This series contains books, which consist of photocopiable worksheets, together with teachers' notes and topic webs.
This book provides a clear overview of current thinking on the teaching and learning of geography. It is ideal for anyone beginning a career in teaching the subject in schools. The chapters are written by experienced teachers.
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.
The presence of geography in the National Curriculum in England and Wales means that all teachers need to monitor the distinctively geographical element in their teaching. This text combines summaries of research with transcripts of classroom conversation, case-studies and suggestions for the implementation of sound geographical work in practice.
Examines a range of issues which are of interest to those teaching geography from the early years through to higher education, including: the role of research and the use of ICT in teacher training; the significance of developing critical thinking skills; and, broader educational issues such as citizenship and development.
Through interactive exercises, case studies and exemplar resources this book provides the reader with a foundation of usable activities to develop a variety of teaching and learning strategies which will enhance their delivery of the Travel and Tourism curriculum.
This book aims to stimulate debate and dialogue on development education, involving academics, policy-makers and practitioners, to identify issues and themes for research and pose questions for future practice.
This text provides a wealth of activities to help make lessons in these key foundation subjects stimulating and enjoyable. Minimising planning time, this selection of activities will help teachers develop enthusiasm for teaching these subjects. All the ideas, activities and games are linked to key skills and concepts in primary humanities.
Provides an account of how children learn with maps and how teachers can best teach them. This work includes aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps, and covering maps of all scales. It integrates the digital and conventional mapping, and Internet and CD-ROM cartography with applications of Geographic Information Systems.
Specifically designed for busy teachers who have responsibility for co-ordinating a subject area within their primary school. Each volume in the series provides a wealth of tips, case studies and photocopiable material.
Offers practical advice on how Geography teachers can develop approaches to curriculum and learning which help students understand the nature of the contemporary world. This book sets out a model for teaching and learning that allows teachers to examine existing approaches to teaching.
This book explains and clarifies geographical concepts and provides valuable background information to enable primary teachers to teach Geography with confidence. Chapters are included on: Geographical enquiry and skills; Places; Patterns and processes; Environmental change and sustainable development; and Water.
Provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. This title contains advice on planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links.
Focuses on the future of geography and geography education by exploring questions such as: How can geography education prepare young people for the places, environments and societies they will inhabit in the future? How can geography and geography education present an agenda that can be taken seriously and implemented in the twenty first century?
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; research and geography teaching - why and how research matters.
An accessible guide to those new to the profession of teaching geography, this resource covers all aspects of the job, from planning through to teaching and assessment. It provides constructive, practical advice to help subject teachers become more effective in their work.
Takes a skills-based approach, with each section suggesting general ideas to use in everyday classroom teaching, including specific examples of how these can be used with a variety of modules from primary through to secondary.
This title is one of a series which fully explores issues to do with subject knowledge in learning to teach. It will provide stimulating assistance by helping students find ways of thinking about their subject specialism, how to teach with it and how to engage with what pupils learn through it.
This history charts how geography rose to popularity on a tide of imperial enthusiasms in Victorian time and made its way into many elementary schools in the latter half of the 19th century. The subject grew between the world wars, and was established in the secondary sector in the 20th century.
In this accompaniment to the more theoretical Reader, the author investigates practical methods of advancement for the new geography teacher. Key ideas are highlighted throughout this well researched and executed text.
An ideal world reference atlas for young primary school geographers aged 9-11 years at Keystage 2. Published in association with the Geographical Association, enabling students to learn about the world today by exploring clear and engaging maps, study satellite imagery, understand key facts and statistics, and learn how maps and atlases work.