Everyday Geography


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Used in Oxford and Cambridge 23rd and 24th February 2010

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  • Available on BBC iPlayer for the next month or so and well worth catching up with...
  • A good aim to have for the day...
  • Add in David’s description of what we mean by curriculum making and in the context of YPGHand out or on USB stick
  • Everyday Geography

    1. 1. “Everyday Geography”<br />Image by Flickr user duncan under Creative Commons<br />
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    3. 3. Alan Parkinson<br />Born 1963<br />Students in Year 7 – born 1998<br />Students in Year 13 – born 1992<br />
    4. 4. Children of the “Noughties”<br />
    5. 5. Image by disco~stu (Flickr)<br />
    6. 6. Tweet (first day after recent snow)<br />One aim<br />So that students say: “I get to do geography today” rather than “I have to do geography today”...<br />
    7. 7. Young People : say hello to Martin<br />He has geography with you tomorrow…<br />
    8. 8. Young People’s GeographiesAction Plan Funded project2006 – presentStudents having agencyhttp://youngpeoplesgeographies.co.uk/<br />
    9. 9. GA: Curriculum Making & Young People“..we want students to realise that geography can be ‘about them’, growing up in the world...”<br />
    10. 10. Geography = writing the earthOpportunities for writing and story telling ?<br />
    11. 11. Students<br />Teachers<br />The Subject<br />
    12. 12. creativity<br />
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    14. 14. NINTENDO DS GAME<br />
    15. 15. “This game is very good but anyone looking to become a teacher and thinking this may help is wrong, simply because you don’t learn very much and the lessons are very short....”Comment on Amazon website<br />
    16. 16. Teachers as “curriculum makers”<br />
    17. 17. Margaret Roberts “cycle”...<br />
    18. 18. Starter : Jim Kosek<br />
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    20. 20. What matters to young people ?<br />What interests young people ?<br />What excites young people ?<br />
    21. 21. Research into Young People...<br />A beta life….<br />
    22. 22. “To work out how to operate a TV set you practically have to make love to the thing."<br />
    23. 23. consumptionculturecommunity<br />
    24. 24. Hot or cold ?<br />Winners and losers in the big freeze... A starter<br />
    25. 25. http://www.lovelylingfield.com/images/sledge_minibob.gif<br />
    26. 26. Flickr CC: ECOSOSLOG<br />
    27. 27. “Teacher talk dominates classrooms and controls the process by which communication takes place, by deciding what kind of talk is permissible, by whom and for how long.”Margaret Roberts <br />
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    29. 29. Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scotland<br />
    30. 30. Persuasive writing<br />
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    32. 32.
    33. 33. Why is this house so cheap ?<br />
    34. 34. Where else might you try to sell a house ?Activity: estate agents writing<br />
    35. 35. Other possible locations that might be hard to sell.... ??<br />
    36. 36. place & space<br />
    37. 37. food<br />
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    39. 39.
    40. 40. Gracenote Mapshttp://www.gracenote.com/map/<br />
    41. 41. interdependence<br />connections<br />IMAGE: Flickr User<br />DrJohn_2005<br />Creative Commons<br />
    42. 42. “Age of Plastic”<br />Image: FLICKR user: ncr23 – Creative Commons licensed<br />
    43. 43. sustainability<br />PETS<br />“2 German shepherd dogs use more resources per year than the average Bangladeshi...”<br />lifestyles...<br />
    44. 44. “The Language of Landscape”<br />
    45. 45. Tony Cassidy’s iPhone app<br />
    46. 46. Environment Agency<br />
    47. 47. What other contexts could this be used for ?<br />
    48. 48. Crime and Globalisation<br />
    49. 49. Social mediaFacebook templatehttp://slideshare.net/tonycassidy<br />
    50. 50. Q<br />Search<br />Home<br />Profile<br />Inbox<br />Friends<br />Settings<br />Logout<br />Beachy Head<br />Seven Sisters…I love you <br />Info<br />Photos<br />Boxes<br />Wall<br />Ads<br />Loving the sunny weather  I am getting a tan!<br />Share<br />View photos<br />View videos<br />Recent activity- <br />Beachy Head commented on Seven Sisters wall post.<br />Information<br />Hello, I am Beachy Head, Britain’s highest chalk cliff. I live near Eastbourne in East Sussex. I’m married to one of the Seven Sisters in Seaford and I love the sun x<br />Hello neighbour. The tide is high  <br />Groups<br />Friends<br />Yes, those waves are eroding my side x<br />Seven sisters<br />Older posts<br />River Cuckmere re<br />Birling gap <br />By Ben <br />
    51. 51. Q<br />Search<br />Home<br />Profile<br />Inbox<br />Friends<br />Settings<br />Logout<br />Snowdon <br />I’m feeling on top of the world!!! 10hrs ago<br />Info<br />Photos<br />Boxes<br />Wall<br />Ads<br />I'm being walked on again <br />Share<br />View photos<br />View videos<br />Recent Activity<br />Information<br />I'm Snowdon, a mountain in North Wales. I’m 1,085 metres high. I’ve even got a nature reserve around me!!! <br />Hey Snowdon, thanks for the add how's things going over there ??<br />Groups<br />Friends<br />The Snowdon Wildlife Reserve.<br />Yeah, I know, I am fed up of seeing that train!<br />Llyn Ogwen<br />Glyders<br />Tryfan<br />Older posts<br />By Zoe <br />
    52. 52. Q<br />Search<br />Home<br />Profile<br />Inbox<br />Friends<br />Settings<br />Logout<br />Dr.Blue Lagoon says: I wish people would stop skinny dipping in me!<br />1 minute ago<br />Info<br />Photos<br />Boxes<br />Wall<br />Ads<br />Too many people splashing around.<br />Share<br />View photos<br />View videos<br />Recent Activity<br />Information<br />I just hurled some water 70 ft high. You should have seen their faces lol<br />I am a large geothermal spa located in the south west of Iceland. I have an average temperature of 40 degrees and people are forever taking their clothes off to bathe in me! <br />I’m fed up of being dormant. I fancy some action!<br />Groups<br />Friends<br />I love Iceland<br />Fans of the Blue Lagoon.<br /> I am flying to the Westmann Islands for some peace and quiet. Catch ya later ;)<br />Geysir<br />Eldfell <br />Mr. Puffin<br />Older posts<br />By Dale M <br />
    53. 53. Image by Flickr user Bu Yousef<br />
    54. 54. The blog and the book<br />
    55. 55. The Geographical Association<br />“furthering the learning and teaching of geography”<br />