“ Living Geography” Creating a relevant curriculum for young people... Alan Parkinson Secondary Curriculum Development Lea...
All details of this presentation <ul><li>http://slideshare.net/geoblogs </li></ul><ul><li>http://livinggeography.blogspot....
 
Image: Copyright VladStudio
narratives : “writing” the earth
Everyday Geographies Image courtesy Jack Davison (GA Member)
Put your best geography head on... Image by disco~stu (Flickr)
The Manifesto....
“ Manifesto”
Toolkit book: “Look at it this way” £11
Calvin: You can't just turn on  creativity  like a tap. You have to be in the right mood.  Hobbes: What mood is that?  Cal...
Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scotland
In the last few days....
 
Part of teachers’ role is to help students:  ‘extraordinarily re-experience the ordinary’ Ira Shor
“ a sense of wonder fused with the hard truths of science....” Michael Palin
 
My KS3 Plan...
What’s the first thing that the majority of 12-24 year olds do when they get home? Turn on their computer... Channel 4: A ...
“ ...it is not enough just to apply new technologies to existing processes—for maximum effect you have to apply them in ne...
“ Students need to be  creating  knowledge, not just  consuming  it.” Les Foltos
Student Experiences Geography: the subject Teacher Choices Underpinned by key concepts “ thinking geographically” Which le...
 
Young People’s Geographies
http://www.youngpeoplesgeographies.co.uk
On a day-to-day basis, young people participate in their own  ‘lived’ or ‘everyday’ geographies . Geography in school can ...
Image: Val Vannet – no Photoshopping involved....
Concept: Tony Cassidy Execution: Liz Smith
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes What’s on your mind? Share Name Informatio...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes What’s on your mind? Share Name Informatio...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Loving the sunny weather    I am getting ...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes I'm being walked on again     Share Snowd...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Too many people splashing around. Share Dr...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Mayon Volcano is thinking it’s time for a ...
Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Scientists think they can monitor me, but ...
Planned topicality Floating topicality Jeff Stanfield
Fairtrade Fortnight ? Feb 22 – Mar 7 2010  Hurricane Season ? Flooding ? HIV / Aids ? World Aids Day: December 1st
Open your envelopes....
Which of these: Do you... Could you... Have you... How ? When ? Why ?
‘ The GA believes in geographical enquiry: that is, in students as  active participants and investigators , not just the p...
uMapper <ul><li>Storm map of the weekend’s stormy weather in the S. of England with personal stories... </li></ul>
David Rogers, Priory School, Portsmouth
http://daviderogers.blogspot.com
Is it worth bothering to recycle ? Is buying bottled water immoral ? Should we all be vegetarian ? Why would anyone want t...
Other contexts related to everyday experiences of young people...
Soundscapes Image: Flickr user: Rune T
OS Free Maps for Schools
You are not alone.... http://geographical.ning.com  –over 1000 members
[email_address]
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  1. 1. “ Living Geography” Creating a relevant curriculum for young people... Alan Parkinson Secondary Curriculum Development Leader Geographical Association
  2. 2. All details of this presentation <ul><li>http://slideshare.net/geoblogs </li></ul><ul><li>http://livinggeography.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.geography.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/geoblogs </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.geographypages.co.uk </li></ul>
  3. 4. Image: Copyright VladStudio
  4. 5. narratives : “writing” the earth
  5. 6. Everyday Geographies Image courtesy Jack Davison (GA Member)
  6. 7. Put your best geography head on... Image by disco~stu (Flickr)
  7. 8. The Manifesto....
  8. 9. “ Manifesto”
  9. 10. Toolkit book: “Look at it this way” £11
  10. 11. Calvin: You can't just turn on creativity like a tap. You have to be in the right mood. Hobbes: What mood is that? Calvin: Last-minute panic
  11. 12. Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scotland
  12. 13. In the last few days....
  13. 15. Part of teachers’ role is to help students: ‘extraordinarily re-experience the ordinary’ Ira Shor
  14. 16. “ a sense of wonder fused with the hard truths of science....” Michael Palin
  15. 18. My KS3 Plan...
  16. 19. What’s the first thing that the majority of 12-24 year olds do when they get home? Turn on their computer... Channel 4: A Beta Life Research
  17. 20. “ ...it is not enough just to apply new technologies to existing processes—for maximum effect you have to apply them in new and imaginative ways” The Economist, September 2009
  18. 21. “ Students need to be creating knowledge, not just consuming it.” Les Foltos
  19. 22. Student Experiences Geography: the subject Teacher Choices Underpinned by key concepts “ thinking geographically” Which learning activity ? Does this take the learner beyond what they already know ? Living Geography engagement, enjoyment and creativity
  20. 24. Young People’s Geographies
  21. 25. http://www.youngpeoplesgeographies.co.uk
  22. 26. On a day-to-day basis, young people participate in their own ‘lived’ or ‘everyday’ geographies . Geography in school can draw from these experiences, and help young people understand them, connecting them to the wider world of people.
  23. 27. Image: Val Vannet – no Photoshopping involved....
  24. 28. Concept: Tony Cassidy Execution: Liz Smith
  25. 29. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes What’s on your mind? Share Name Information Friends 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Ads Groups Add a picture here Add personal information here Who would they be friends with? Last status update here What would they be typing now? What have they been doing on Facebook? Two interactions with friends What groups are they in? What ads would be targeted to them?
  26. 30. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes What’s on your mind? Share Name Information Friends 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Ads Groups
  27. 31. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Loving the sunny weather  I am getting a tan! Share Beachy Head Information Friends River Cuckmere re Seven sisters Birling gap Seven Sisters…I love you  View videos Older posts Wall Recent activity- Beachy Head commented on Seven Sisters wall post. Hello neighbour. The tide is high  Yes, those waves are eroding my side x Ads Groups 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 By Ben
  28. 32. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes I'm being walked on again  Share Snowdon Information Friends Glyders Tryfan I’m feeling on top of the world!!! 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Hey Snowdon, thanks for the add how's things going over there ?? Yeah, I know, I am fed up of seeing that train! Ads Groups Llyn Ogwen I'm Snowdon, a mountain in North Wales. I’m 1,085 metres high. I’ve even got a nature reserve around me!!! The Snowdon Wildlife Reserve. By Zoe
  29. 33. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Too many people splashing around. Share Dr.Blue Lagoon says: I wish people would stop skinny dipping in me! Information Friends Geysir Eldfell Mr. Puffin 1 minute ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity I’m fed up of being dormant. I fancy some action! I am flying to the Westmann Islands for some peace and quiet. Catch ya later ;) Ads Groups I just hurled some water 70 ft high. You should have seen their faces lol 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! By Dale M I love Iceland Fans of the Blue Lagoon.
  30. 34. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Mayon Volcano is thinking it’s time for a pyroclastic flow. Share Mayon Volcano is feeling hot, hot, hot! Information Friends Bora Manila Banaue 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Thanks, my owners will be rich! x You should see my rice yields this year! Ads Groups I am an active stratovolcano in the Philippines. Renowned as the &quot;Perfect Cone&quot; because of my almost perfectly conical shape . Save the earth! Donate now! By Catherine Mayon uploaded a photo- ‘’ My photo when I erupted September 1984’’
  31. 35. Home Profile Inbox Friends Settings Logout Search View photos Info Photos Boxes Scientists think they can monitor me, but I have a trick up my sleeve! Share Mount St Helens is sleeping, for now! Information Friends Snow Lava Pyroclastic flow 10hrs ago View videos Older posts Wall Recent Activity Mount St Helens released some gas emissions. cool That’s nice Ads Groups It’s about time we displayed some action! Can’t wait!!!!! I'm located in the US state of Washington. I erupted in 1980 and killed 57 people! By Ahmad We are volcanoes
  32. 36. Planned topicality Floating topicality Jeff Stanfield
  33. 37. Fairtrade Fortnight ? Feb 22 – Mar 7 2010 Hurricane Season ? Flooding ? HIV / Aids ? World Aids Day: December 1st
  34. 38. Open your envelopes....
  35. 39. Which of these: Do you... Could you... Have you... How ? When ? Why ?
  36. 40. ‘ The GA believes in geographical enquiry: that is, in students as active participants and investigators , not just the passive recipients of knowledge.’ A different view, April 2009
  37. 41. uMapper <ul><li>Storm map of the weekend’s stormy weather in the S. of England with personal stories... </li></ul>
  38. 42. David Rogers, Priory School, Portsmouth
  39. 43. http://daviderogers.blogspot.com
  40. 44. Is it worth bothering to recycle ? Is buying bottled water immoral ? Should we all be vegetarian ? Why would anyone want to go on holiday outside the UK ? Should we boycott supermarkets ? Are we really “4 meals from anarchy” ? Other enquiries ?
  41. 45. Other contexts related to everyday experiences of young people...
  42. 46. Soundscapes Image: Flickr user: Rune T
  43. 47. OS Free Maps for Schools
  44. 48. You are not alone.... http://geographical.ning.com –over 1000 members
  45. 49. [email_address]

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