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“To Hull and                             Back...”                             (again)                                 Alan...
E. Yorkshire coast: 1967
Activity   What would go in a bag to   represent your ‘place’ ?
2011       4
Since September 2011 I have worked with…
Since September 2011 I have worked with…
Living Geography - whathas been your journey to be       here today ?                          8
Paulo Freire“I teach because I search,because I question, andbecause I submit myselfto questioning.”“Whoever teaches learn...
“Every teacher is a subject leader…”
Writing the Earth• Geographical narratives...• Geography literally means ‘writing  the earth’...                          ...
“Childhood is a branch ofcartography”     Michael Chabon
Mapcrunch.comhttp://www.mapcrunch.com/                        13
http://www.google.com/intl/     en/culturalinstitute/       worldwonders/                          14
Living GeographyAlways look for thestories in the news        that can be explained      by your   geographical  understan...
What’s been happening      recently ?                        16
The GA websitehttp://www.geography.org.uk                              17
Operation Iceberg                    18
Professional     supportImage by Jack Davison
1: Each other... How are you going to keepin touch after the end of the          course ?         Dropbox ?
The Networked teacher....Then and Now (Alec Couros)
The Networked teacher....Then and Now (Alec Couros)
2. The Subject Association /        Royal Society
3. Virtual colleagues
Steve Wheeler: PLE Joyce Seitzinger                     24
http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/geographyb
@GeoBlogs@VitalGeography@pensionerfrank              26
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What tools do you use to help         you learn ?
i c a lc ri t
“a different geography”                 xt               ne           ing         om        c   t is haW
Rigour         31
Michael GoveWe believe it is time for the race to thebottom to end. We believe it is time to tacklegrade inflation and dum...
http://vimeo.com/16374899    Via Doug Belshaw                            33
Identify ways that you     could connect yourpassions outside of school   into the classroom to    engage learners and pro...
Young People : say hello to         Martin                He has              geography               with you            ...
First steps into the    classroom...
Teachers as“curriculum  makers”
Margaret Roberts “cycle”...
There are only ever choices.... When choices are made and  accepted by a sufficientnumber of teachers, they tend    to bec...
Living Geography
Living Geography    Student    Experiences
Living Geography    Student    Experiences                  Geography: the                  subject
Living Geography                  Student                  ExperiencesTeacher Choices                 Geography: the      ...
Living Geography                                         Which                                         learning           ...
Living Geography                                              Which                                              learning ...
Living Geography                                              Which                                              learning ...
Living GeographyDoes this take                                Whichthe learner                                   learningb...
8 way thinking...                    41
What’s your ‘view’ of               geography ?           “Floating       (An egg hatches and a rhino       comes out)    ...
Mission:Explore                  43
44
Active learning... http://www.youtube.com/          watch?v=RrUpc9qFvWA&feature=r          elmfu                         45
10 minuteshttp://www.triptico.co.uk                            46
Twitter  “What are you doing...?”     140 character limit        @GeoBlogs“Follow” around 380 people“Followed by” around 2...
Wordle.net / Tagxedo.com                           48
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Flip Video - £ 80-£90            Busbi - £30               “Alternative               narratives...”               “Assess...
Landscape in a Box  Examples from Noel Jenkins  http://www.digitalgeography.co.uk/archives/2012/02/  landscape-in-a-box-vo...
What if they     had                                        a profile?Concept: Tony Cassidy – Examples: Liz Smith
An important   Who might      Where            Name                   photo for      your friends   have                  ...
Settings   Logout   Search          Q                       Home    Profile   Inbox   Friends                              ...
Settings   Logout   Search          Q                  Home    Profile   Inbox   Friends                                   ...
Settings     Logout   Search         Q                     Home       Profile   Inbox   Friends                            ...
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Settings     Logout   Search          Q                      Home      Profile      Inbox   Friends                        ...
By Naomi
By Lauren
By Katie
Environment Agency
QR Codes     Treasure Hunts   Mystery QuestionsFurther help on w/sheets                           66
Make withhttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/                           67
Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scot
Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scot
Geography = writing the         earthOpportunities for writing   and story telling Personal geographies
Out November               70
Out now - iBooks                   71
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To Hull and Back again

  1. 1. “To Hull and Back...” (again) Alan Parkinson Freelance Geographer FRGSImage: Flickr user Quite Adept CGeog
  2. 2. E. Yorkshire coast: 1967
  3. 3. Activity What would go in a bag to represent your ‘place’ ?
  4. 4. 2011 4
  5. 5. Since September 2011 I have worked with…
  6. 6. Since September 2011 I have worked with…
  7. 7. Living Geography - whathas been your journey to be here today ? 8
  8. 8. Paulo Freire“I teach because I search,because I question, andbecause I submit myselfto questioning.”“Whoever teaches learnsin the act of teaching, andwhoever learns teaches inthe act of learning.” 9
  9. 9. “Every teacher is a subject leader…”
  10. 10. Writing the Earth• Geographical narratives...• Geography literally means ‘writing the earth’... 11
  11. 11. “Childhood is a branch ofcartography” Michael Chabon
  12. 12. Mapcrunch.comhttp://www.mapcrunch.com/ 13
  13. 13. http://www.google.com/intl/ en/culturalinstitute/ worldwonders/ 14
  14. 14. Living GeographyAlways look for thestories in the news that can be explained by your geographical understanding
  15. 15. What’s been happening recently ? 16
  16. 16. The GA websitehttp://www.geography.org.uk 17
  17. 17. Operation Iceberg 18
  18. 18. Professional supportImage by Jack Davison
  19. 19. 1: Each other... How are you going to keepin touch after the end of the course ? Dropbox ?
  20. 20. The Networked teacher....Then and Now (Alec Couros)
  21. 21. The Networked teacher....Then and Now (Alec Couros)
  22. 22. 2. The Subject Association / Royal Society
  23. 23. 3. Virtual colleagues
  24. 24. Steve Wheeler: PLE Joyce Seitzinger 24
  25. 25. http://www.geography.org.uk/resources/geographyb
  26. 26. @GeoBlogs@VitalGeography@pensionerfrank 26
  27. 27. 27
  28. 28. What tools do you use to help you learn ?
  29. 29. i c a lc ri t
  30. 30. “a different geography” xt ne ing om c t is haW
  31. 31. Rigour 31
  32. 32. Michael GoveWe believe it is time for the race to thebottom to end. We believe it is time to tacklegrade inflation and dumbing down. And webelieve it is time to raise aspirations andrestore rigour to our examinations. 32
  33. 33. http://vimeo.com/16374899 Via Doug Belshaw 33
  34. 34. Identify ways that you could connect yourpassions outside of school into the classroom to engage learners and provide opportunities for work that is more ‘authentic’... 34
  35. 35. Young People : say hello to Martin He has geography with you tomorrow…
  36. 36. First steps into the classroom...
  37. 37. Teachers as“curriculum makers”
  38. 38. Margaret Roberts “cycle”...
  39. 39. There are only ever choices.... When choices are made and accepted by a sufficientnumber of teachers, they tend to become common sense (Castree, 2005) The choices YOU make are all important !
  40. 40. Living Geography
  41. 41. Living Geography Student Experiences
  42. 42. Living Geography Student Experiences Geography: the subject
  43. 43. Living Geography Student ExperiencesTeacher Choices Geography: the subject
  44. 44. Living Geography Which learning activity ? Student ExperiencesTeacher Choices Geography: the subject
  45. 45. Living Geography Which learning activity ? Student Experiences Teacher Choices Geography: the subjectUnderpinnedby KeyConcepts
  46. 46. Living Geography Which learning activity ? Student Experiences Teacher Choices Geography: the subjectUnderpinnedby Key ThinkingConcepts Geographically
  47. 47. Living GeographyDoes this take Whichthe learner learningbeyond what activity ?they already Studentknow ? Experiences Teacher Choices Geography: the subjectUnderpinnedby Key ThinkingConcepts Geographically
  48. 48. 8 way thinking... 41
  49. 49. What’s your ‘view’ of geography ? “Floating (An egg hatches and a rhino comes out) Lisa: Rhinos dont hatch from topicality” eggs. Homer: What did you just see, Lisa? Lisa: I know, but . . . Homer: What did you just see? Jeff Stanfield Simpsons SafariWith thanks to Margaret Roberts for idea...
  50. 50. Mission:Explore 43
  51. 51. 44
  52. 52. Active learning... http://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=RrUpc9qFvWA&feature=r elmfu 45
  53. 53. 10 minuteshttp://www.triptico.co.uk 46
  54. 54. Twitter “What are you doing...?” 140 character limit @GeoBlogs“Follow” around 380 people“Followed by” around 2000 people
  55. 55. Wordle.net / Tagxedo.com 48
  56. 56. 49
  57. 57. 50
  58. 58. Flip Video - £ 80-£90 Busbi - £30 “Alternative narratives...” “Assessment evidence...”
  59. 59. Landscape in a Box Examples from Noel Jenkins http://www.digitalgeography.co.uk/archives/2012/02/ landscape-in-a-box-vol-1/ VIMEO: http://vimeo.com/37202192
  60. 60. What if they had a profile?Concept: Tony Cassidy – Examples: Liz Smith
  61. 61. An important Who might Where Name photo for your friends have cover be? you been? Insert What photo do you ‘like’?BornWorkeducationCurrentstatusupdate Your What recent people activity have written on wall
  62. 62. Settings Logout Search Q Home Profile Inbox Friends Beachy Head Seven Sisters…I love you  Wall Info Photos Boxes Loving the sunny weather  I Ads am getting a tan! Share View photos View videos Recent activity- Information Beachy Head commented on SevenHello, I am Beachy Head,Britain’s highest chalk cliff. Ilive near Eastbourne in EastSussex. I’m married to one ofthe Seven Sisters in Seaford and Hello neighbour. The tide isI love the sun x high  Groups Friends Yes, those waves are eroding my side xRiver Seven Birling gap Older postsCuckmere re sisters By Ben
  63. 63. Settings Logout Search Q Home Profile Inbox Friends Snowdon I’m feeling on top of the world!!! 10hrs ago Wall Info Photos Boxes Ads Im being walked on again  ShareView photosView videos Recent Activity InformationIm Snowdon, amountain in NorthWales. I’m 1,085 metreshigh. I’ve even got a Hey Snowdon, thanks for thenature reserve around add hows things going overme!!! there ?? Groups Friends The Snowdon Yeah, I know, I am fed up of Wildlife seeing that train! Reserve.Glyders Llyn Ogwen Tryfan Older posts By Zoe
  64. 64. Settings Logout Search Q Home Profile Inbox Friends Dr.Blue Lagoon says: I wish people would stop skinny dipping in me! 1 minute ago Wall Info Photos Boxes Too many people splashing Ads around. ShareView photosView videos Recent Activity Information I just hurled some water 70 ft I am a large geothermal spa located in the south west of high. You should have seen their Iceland. I have an average faces lol temperature of 40 degrees and people are forever taking their clothes off to bathe in I’m fed up of being dormant. I me! fancy some action! Groups Friends I am flying to the Westmann I love Iceland Islands for some peace and quiet. Catch ya later ;) Fans of the Blue Lagoon. Geysir Eldfell Mr. Puffin Older posts By Dale M
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  67. 67. Settings Logout Search Q Home Profile Inbox Friends Mount St Helens is sleeping, for10hrs ago now! Wall Info Photos Boxes Scientists think they can monitor Ads me, but I have a trick up my sleeve! ShareView photosView videos Recent Activity InformationIm located in the US Mount St Helens released some gas emissions.state of Washington. I erupted in 1980 and It’s about time we displayed killed 57 people! some action!cool Friends Tony Cassidy Groups We are volcanoes Can’t wait!!!!! nice That’sSnow Lava Pyroclastic Older posts flow By Ahmad
  68. 68. By Naomi
  69. 69. By Lauren
  70. 70. By Katie
  71. 71. Environment Agency
  72. 72. QR Codes Treasure Hunts Mystery QuestionsFurther help on w/sheets 66
  73. 73. Make withhttp://qrcode.kaywa.com/ 67
  74. 74. Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scot
  75. 75. Courtesy: Learning Teaching Scot
  76. 76. Geography = writing the earthOpportunities for writing and story telling Personal geographies
  77. 77. Out November 70
  78. 78. Out now - iBooks 71

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