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Some BGQs… <ul><li>(Big Geographical Questions) </li></ul>
Is Australia dying ?
Is there no such thing as a “developed country ?”
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Different ‘homeworks’
 
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Leys Geography Session

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12th October 2011

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Leys Geography Session

  1. 2. Making a Difference in the Classroom Classroom
  2. 3. Who is this bloke ?
  3. 5. Furthering the learning and teaching of geography...
  4. 7. Currently freelance <ul><li>Geographical Association </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Geographical Society </li></ul><ul><li>Royal Meteorological Society </li></ul><ul><li>Ordnance Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Catlin Arctic Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Open University - Vital </li></ul><ul><li>Harper Collins </li></ul><ul><li>Philip Allan </li></ul><ul><li>Pearson / Edexcel </li></ul>
  5. 8. MissionExplore.net
  6. 9. IB Geography
  7. 10. Teacher support and networks are vital
  8. 11. Writing the Earth http://livinggeography.blogspot.com http://livinggeography.blogspot.com
  9. 12. Different classroom <ul><li>Changing layout </li></ul><ul><li>Changing location </li></ul><ul><li>Turning your classroom into... </li></ul><ul><li>Walls into windows </li></ul><ul><li>Role-playing </li></ul><ul><li>Desks as locations... </li></ul><ul><li>Sound </li></ul><ul><li>Plane... </li></ul><ul><li>Sport </li></ul>
  10. 13. Use Zamzar.com – paste the URL in, and get a copy of the video that you can use…
  11. 14. Student Experiences Geography: the subject Teacher Choices Underpinned by Key Concepts Thinking Geographically Which learning activity ? Does this take the learner beyond what they already know ? Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’
  12. 16. Geographical Enquiry
  13. 17. Different starter <ul><li>Jim Kosek weather forecast clip... </li></ul>
  14. 18. Triptico.com <ul><li>Create resources </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom applications </li></ul><ul><li>Random name selection </li></ul><ul><li>Team score sheets </li></ul><ul><li>Image spinners... </li></ul><ul><li>Great FREE resource </li></ul><ul><li>Needs internet connection </li></ul>
  15. 20. Different ‘teacher’ Different ‘audience’ Different ‘audience’
  16. 21. Learning Journeys
  17. 22. Some BGQs… <ul><li>(Big Geographical Questions) </li></ul>
  18. 23. Is Australia dying ?
  19. 24. Is there no such thing as a “developed country ?”
  20. 25. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMtfH1EThas
  21. 26. Different ‘homeworks’
  22. 28. Mission:Explore <ul><li>Urban Safari </li></ul>
  23. 29. First Class Idea
  24. 30. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-15238575
  25. 31. What should students have to do in order to earn their Geo badge ??
  26. 32. Clipconverter.cc
  27. 33. Have you earned your Geo badge ?

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