Ga Conf09 W21 Ppt

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Presentation given by the Geographical Association's Secondary Phase Committee as part of the Annual Conference 2009

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  • Ga Conf09 W21 Ppt

    1. 1. Doorstep Geography Presented by GA Secondary Phase Committee
    2. 2. Outline of session <ul><li>Quick Introduction – The place of ‘Doorstep Geography’ </li></ul><ul><li>Giving ‘Doorstep Geography’ a go! </li></ul><ul><li>Reflecting on ‘Doorstep Geography’ (please note room change for this later session) </li></ul>
    3. 3. Doorstep Geography Is all about getting the kids outside and doing geography on their doorstep... <ul><li>My teacher likes it when we do ‘Doorstep Geography’ because: </li></ul><ul><li>I am DOING geography and learning lots of new skills </li></ul><ul><li>I am meeting the National Curriculum/GCSE/A Level criteria </li></ul><ul><li>I am able to complete small enquiries within one lesson </li></ul>
    4. 4. My Headteacher likes it when I do ‘Doorstep Geography’ because s/he doesn’t have to worry about the cost of supply and cover. My other subject teachers like ‘Doorstep Geography’ because it means I don’t miss their lessons – I can do my fieldwork in my geography lesson time.
    5. 5. Doorstep Geography The Tasks
    6. 6. In Groups of four or five <ul><li>Resources include: </li></ul><ul><li>- A camera </li></ul><ul><li>- A map of the area </li></ul><ul><li>- Task sheet </li></ul>
    7. 7. Photograph Challenge task <ul><li>What is unique about Manchester? </li></ul><ul><li>Use a digital camera to take images that show this uniqueness. </li></ul><ul><li>You cannot take pictures of people, buildings or vehicles! Think carefully about what is unique about Manchester </li></ul>
    8. 8. Choose two or more tasks from the list to complete on your travels in the local area. <ul><li>You have 45 minutes to complete all tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Please return to Room:______ </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback (Blog) </li></ul><ul><li>Upload photographs </li></ul>
    9. 9. Plenary <ul><li>What have we learnt? </li></ul><ul><li>Investigative Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Independent Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Fieldwork </li></ul><ul><li>Use of ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Thinking Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Leading in Learning (LIL) </li></ul>
    10. 10. Post-it Note it! <ul><li>Write down on your post it one thing which you can take away from today's workshop which you would like to share with others. </li></ul><ul><li>A Different activity? </li></ul><ul><li>An application in a lesson? </li></ul><ul><li>Age group you might try it with? </li></ul>
    11. 11. Doorstep Geography Presented by GA SPC members: Emma Johns Rachel Lawrenson David Rogers Ruth Totterdell David Roberts Stacey McCabe
    12. 12. Further Information Geogblog……… Or the GA website and follow link to the SPC

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