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Norfolk 2005

  1. 1. Ex ICT ing ideas in Geography Alan Parkinson Head of Geography King Edward VII School
  2. 2. AIMS <ul><li>To introduce a range of websites / ideas which are hopefully new to you. </li></ul><ul><li>To suggest ways of using these websites / ideas with groups of students </li></ul><ul><li>To provide a background to this work / justification / link to ‘best practice’… </li></ul><ul><li>STARTER: Add ticks to the list of sites </li></ul><ul><li>Full stop.. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What can ICT do for you ? Resources Images Ideas Data Maps Friends Freebies
  4. 4. IMAGES A picture, photograph, graphic, diagram or map….. The perceptions of places that are inside our heads that derive directly or indirectly from our experiences. The messages given by a single source, or collection of sources. Quotes on first few slides by Chris Durbin…
  5. 5. What does this image show ? http://www.geographyphotos.com
  6. 6. http://www.geographyphotos.com
  7. 7. Things to do with an Image Labelling Sharing Assembling Enquiry tasks Step into the photo… Make a new window Enquiry questions
  8. 8. <ul><li>Why do we use images ? </li></ul><ul><li>To improve sense of place </li></ul><ul><li>To improve perceptions of landscape </li></ul><ul><li>To improve enquiry skills </li></ul><ul><li>To improve visual literacy & critical literacy </li></ul>
  9. 9. http://flickr.com Photo Sharing
  10. 10. GeoTags <ul><li>Upload a picture to Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>Download a few scripts from the GeoBloggers site. </li></ul><ul><li>Tag the image with its location </li></ul><ul><li>Visit the GeoBloggers site and see the photos on a map of the area. </li></ul><ul><li>For an example: see Noel Jenkins’ Farm enquiry </li></ul>
  11. 11. Example: Orway Farm Enquiry
  12. 12. Rasterbator <ul><li>Takes an image and transforms it into a large format image for printing and assembling in PDF format. </li></ul><ul><li>Can also do this with pupils… </li></ul><ul><li>Take an image and cut it up – give each pupil part of the image for them to reproduce using some artistic media – stick them back together (Rolf Harris used similar idea on a large scale recently…) </li></ul>
  13. 13. PICTURE REVEAL
  14. 14. Picture by Edwin Chew: courtesy SLN.ORG.UK/GEOGRAPHY Picture Reveal Exercise
  15. 15. Idea for developing this further… <ul><li>Have bigger and smaller squares worth a number of points – aim is to guess the picture with the fewest number of points expended revealing the squares. </li></ul>
  16. 16. 6 x 6 <ul><li>Need </li></ul><ul><li>Picture board </li></ul><ul><li>2 dice </li></ul><ul><li>A story starter…. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Mission Possible
  18. 19. MISSION POSSIBLE! Your mission….. to draw fully annotated sketches of the features shown before the end of the music
  19. 25. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Starter or Plenary
  20. 26. http://www.geograph.co.uk
  21. 29. Get involved ! A lot of Norfolk is still there for the taking !
  22. 30. http://www.worldofexperience.com
  23. 31. http://www.picasa.com
  24. 32. Goes through hard drive, and organises all images into folders by date.
  25. 35. COLLABORATIONS
  26. 38. Location : Bawdsey Suffolk Watch how the land submits to the sea The flags were ‘planted’ on the cliff top on 15.01.05 http://www.ifever.org.uk/camera
  27. 39. Day 1 – the flag ‘pitchers’ give a sense of scale to the scene How has the cliff been eroded ?
  28. 40. This sequence of images shows how the erosion proceeded between the 15 th and the 27 th February Click to advance or use the right and left arrow keys
  29. 41. Creating ‘virtual’ landscapes All explained at Juicy Geography
  30. 42. Free Resources
  31. 43. ‘ My favourite price…’ <ul><li>Video clips – Daniel Ellison’s site – “Learning through Windows” </li></ul><ul><li>Just back from an excellent BBC Video making course. Keep an eye on the BBC 21CC website. </li></ul>
  32. 44. Source: Learning through Windows.
  33. 45. Source: Learning through Windows. A Virtual Window
  34. 46. Old Harry – This is your Life <ul><li>Video from Dan Ellison plus ‘clone’ tool </li></ul>
  35. 47. Free Resources
  36. 48. http://www.barcodeart.com/art/digital.html
  37. 50. http://www.debatabase.org 300 topics
  38. 51. DEBATE – Who wins ? <ul><li>Decide with http://www.googlefight.com </li></ul>
  39. 52. http://www.tonycassidy.co.uk My World is a Geography World http://www.juicygeography.co.uk Noel Jenkins http://www.geointeractive.co.uk David Rayner
  40. 53. Satellite Images for FREE http://www.btinternet.com/~wokingham.weather/wwp.html
  41. 55. Name the free Picture editing and filing software produced by Google ?
  42. 56. Suggest 4 things that you could do with a simple image of a geographical feature, or a digital image taken in the local area ?
  43. 57. GAMESHOW GEOGRAPHY <ul><li>Who wants to be a Geography millionaire ? </li></ul><ul><li>Bruce’s ‘Play your rivers right’ </li></ul>
  44. 58. http://www.juicygeography.co.uk MIGRATION POWERPOINT For your more ‘active’ learners…
  45. 60. Coal is discovered Coal is discovered Coal is discovered Fertile farmland River Fertile farmland Dense forest High mountains Desert
  46. 61. Coal mine develops Coal mine develops Town grows bigger Fertile farmland River Fertile farmland Dense forest High mountains Desert
  47. 62. Coal mine grows Coal runs out Town grows bigger More jobs Fertile farmland River Fertile farmland Trees cut down for farmland High mountains Desert
  48. 63. Coal begins to run out Coal mine closes University established in town Fertile farmland River floods Fertile farmland Trees cut down for farmland High mountains Desert
  49. 64. Coal begins to run out No jobs Town grows bigger Machines mean fewer workers are required River Fertile farmland Soil erosion due to deforestation High mountains Desert
  50. 65. Coal runs out No jobs More jobs and opportunities Machines mean fewer workers are required River floods again Machines mean fewer workers are required Area flooded for hydroelectric power scheme High mountains Oil is discovered in desert
  51. 67. http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov Free – but LARGE – download…
  52. 68. Some screen shots – recognise these places ?
  53. 69. ‘ Virtual’ Fieldwork <ul><li>Check Andrew Stacey’s site as an example of excellent coastal images </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.stacey.peak-media.co.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Or this example from the DORSET COAST </li></ul><ul><li>Need a digital camera, base map (plenty of online sources) and Powerpoint / Word </li></ul><ul><li>(+ TIME…) </li></ul>
  54. 70. 2 5 Map reproduced with kind permission of the Ordnance Survey of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 7 1 3 4 6 8 Click on numbers or move mouse over map to reveal ‘hot spots’ 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
  55. 71. Lulworth Cove A C B Click letters to view detailed geology of the Cove Return to main slide show
  56. 72. Chalk Purbeck beds Wealden sands
  57. 73. Portland Stone Portland Stone Chalk Wealden sands Purbeck beds Greensand
  58. 74. Army firing ranges Click flag Portland Stone Purbeck beds Wealden sands Greensand
  59. 75. And actual fieldwork ? <ul><li>Briefings for fieldwork </li></ul><ul><li>Risk Assessment – can identify hotspots </li></ul><ul><li>Involve pupils in </li></ul>
  60. 76. http://www.countrysideaccess.gov.uk Free Resource Pack complete with CD Rom by sending an e-mail request to the website above Channel 4 offering free CLIPBANK DVD
  61. 77. Use of ICT <ul><li>Justification for use of ICT in education </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Vocational </li></ul><ul><li>Pedagogical </li></ul><ul><li>Catalytic </li></ul><ul><li>Cost-effectiveness </li></ul><ul><li>Ways that ICT can support teaching and learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance geographical enquiry skills </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to wide range of information sources & geographical knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Deepen the understanding of environmental and spatial relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Provide experience of alternative images of people, place & environment </li></ul><ul><li>Enable the consideration of the wider range of ICT on people, place& environment </li></ul>Source: Twells (1996) & Hassell (1996)
  62. 78. QUIZMO Quizmo costs £7 from http://www.thelagoongroup.com/intelliquest Books cost £6 each. Each book has unique code. Buy 1 and work out the code, and then produce your own questions - add to a powerpoint and
  63. 79. Contribute image(s) to Geograph Investigate the mysteries from SLN Geography Contribute a resource to GeoInteractive Take some digital pictures of your own home area… NEXT STEPS Get to grips with an Interactive whiteboard Think of using Excel to graph data collected by students Think of using Excel Think of using Excel Think of using Excel Think of using Excel
  64. 80. Final Suggestion <ul><li>Royal Geographical Society </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative Geography Teaching Grant </li></ul><ul><li>£800 to develop an idea of yours. </li></ul><ul><li>Deadline for 2005 is September </li></ul><ul><li>Simple A4 form to fill in: http://www.rgs.org </li></ul>
  65. 81. Thanks for participating ! E-mail: [email_address] or [email_address]

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