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SAGT Conference Seminar - Doorstep Geography

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  • Draw with non-writing hand an answer to these questions and explain to another person.
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  • Feedback from delegates. Is it important?
  • Feedback from delegates. Is it important?
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  • Feedback from delegates. Is it important?
  • Feedback from delegates. Is it important?
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  • Barriers to fieldwork – in your school……
  • Why doorstep geography – what is it and examples of. Advantages of and links to CforE – what it looks like for a very short person…..
  • An example of how a doorstep geography activity may be linked into the curriculum.Doorstep geography is far more than a collection of one-off activities.
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  • This is an example of how we could overcome a potential barrier to on-site fieldwork.Action plan to take back to your department / school
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    • 1. Doorstep Geography David Rogers Curriculum Leader for Geography Chartered Geographer Chair of the GA’s Secondary Phase Committee
    • 2. http://daviderogers.blogspot.com drogersmm@me.com @daviderogers
    • 3. What is fieldwork? What is the point of fieldwork?
    • 4. Gapingvoid.com
    • 5. Barriers
    • 6. Doorstep Geography?
    • 7. On-site ‘over the fence’ traffic survey Lesson before. Students are given an enquiry question or hypothesis. For example, ‘Which is the busiest road that surrounds the school?’ Talk about sample and data collection techniques such as averaging. Data collection lesson. Students work in small groups to survey the traffic. Lesson afterwards. Students produce appropriate data presentation techniques, such as proportional arrow maps or located bar charts. They also analyse the data.
    • 8. What if? Barrier What if? Change to our current practice Fieldwork takes more than the time available in geography lessons Use shorter activities that easily fit within a lesson • Fieldwork needs to be introduced in a preceding lesson • Fieldwork needs to be followed up in the following lesson(s)