Map It Picture It Write It (Part 2)

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Part 2 of a PowerPoint presentation that I gave at the TES Conference, London, 2nd October 2010: Discover a range of digital learning resources and internet sites which teacher's can use in innovative ways to develop children's creative writing, their geographical imaginations and personal geographies.

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Map It Picture It Write It (Part 2)

  1. 1. PictureIT • What makes geography come alive for you? Part 1 of the presentation: MapIT PictureIT WriteIT (Wendy North - TES Conference 2.10.09) The Earth from the Air: http://www.yannarthusbertrand2.org/
  2. 2. • Geography is ... a way of looking at the world that focuses our learning on what places and the environment are like, why they are important to us, how they are changing and how they might develop in the future. Simon Catlin (2004) Primary Geography Handbook
  3. 3. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/talking_point/8270107.stm
  4. 4. http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1071854 www.geograph.org.uk
  5. 5. http://www.geography.org.uk/aboutus/adifferentview Where does my garden go?
  6. 6. The Geographical Association Manifesto for Geography http://www.geography.org.uk/aboutus/adifferentview
  7. 7. Conversation between characters Photograph: Wendy North
  8. 8. What connects these images?
  9. 9. Iran What kind of image do you carry around in your head?
  10. 10. Photograph: Maurice Church, Esfahan, Iran
  11. 11. Can you discover Mon Mon Tues the identity of our city of the week? Wed Wed Thurs Thurs Fri Fri Created by Wendy North – wnorth@geography.org.uk Adapted from `the nine number picture board’ on: http://www.sln.org.uk/geograp http://www.geography.org.uk/eyprimary/eypri hy/visual.htm mary/visualgeography/starteractivities
  12. 12. Look Behind You. What will you see? http://www.geographyteachingtoday.org.uk/ http://www.geographyteachingtoday.o online-cpd/course/primary-geography-and- rg.uk/primary/teaching-ideas/ ict/
  13. 13. WriteIT: What is this place like? http://www.wordle.net/
  14. 14. Photograph: Wendy North
  15. 15. Wordle: historical, geographical & social understanding http://www.wordle.net/ http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/primarycurriculumreview/
  16. 16. http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/younggeographers/resources/stpeters/
  17. 17. http://www.piclits.com/
  18. 18. http://www.piclits.com/
  19. 19. http://plasq.com/comiclife-win
  20. 20. How can you take this further • Further information linked to using images, Google Maps and Quickmaps can be found on my blog: • http://primarygeogblog.blogspot.com/ • CPD units for teachers on the two Geography website: www.geographyteachingtoday.org.uk • http://www.geography.org.uk/eyprimary/visualg eography/
  21. 21. We are seeking to encourage you to: • Adopt • Adapt • Innovate
  22. 22. What are you taking away from this session that you could use: • next week? • in a months time? • with your colleagues?
  23. 23. Join the primary champions network • and share your ideas with other teachers http://geographychampions.ning.com/

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