Adding value

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Based on the new Harper Collins textbook series

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Adding value

  1. 1. Adding value... The teachers’ materials<br />
  2. 2. About me...<br />aparkinson@geography.org.uk <br />http://slideshare.net/geoblogs<br />Twitter: @GeoBlogs<br />
  3. 3. Next steps…<br />
  4. 4. The Geographical Association“furthering the learning and teaching of geography”....<br />
  5. 5. CURRICULUM<br />PEDAGOGY<br />
  6. 6. You’ve got the textbook – what next ?<br />£<br />authors<br />save time<br />coverage<br />‘teachers with other specialisms’<br />
  7. 7. Textbooks on desks<br />
  8. 8. Textbooks as a starting point for geographical enquiry....Activities growing from the ones in the book<br />
  9. 9. Subject vocabulary<br />Subject grammar<br />
  10. 10. Teachers as curriculum makers<br />Every teacher is a subject leader<br />
  11. 11. ICT sprinkled over the top...<br />
  12. 12. “It's never the technology thatentertains an audience, it's what you do with it.”John Lasseter, Disney Pixar Head of Animation<br />
  13. 13. “travelling with a different view”<br />
  14. 14. Topic: Inequality....<br />
  15. 15. App it<br />Ask students to develop nine iPhone/Smartphone Apps for a character, feature, place or issue...<br />
  16. 16. QR Codes<br />
  17. 17. Online updates – sign up for free – first two up...<br />

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