Tim Oates Chair of Curriculum Review Aims "embody for all children in England their cultural and scientific inheritance, enhance their understanding of the world around them and introduce them to the best that has been thought and written"
What is curriculum making ? “ the creation of interesting, engaging and challenging educational experiences which draw upon teacher knowledge and skills, the experiences of students and the subject resource..”
“ LITERACY” a focus for inspectors in the revised OFSTED framework...
“ Language provides the medium for learning geography in every classroom and should therefore be a major consideration in the planning and preparation of lessons.” Graham Butt, University of Birmingham Originally contained in 2 nd edition of Balderstone and Lambert (2010)
DARTS D irected A ctivities R elating to T ext
Student Experiences Geography: the subject Teacher Choices Writing Geographically Which type of writing ? For which audience ? Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’
Literacy in 8X’s lesson ? Previous experience Textbook / resources School management priorities Class teacher Others ?? Prior learning from other lessons Prior learning from geography Learning from friends and family Learning from media Personal experience What do 8X bring to the lesson ?
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