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  • UEA Slides

    1. 1. “the only way to have agood idea is to have a lot of ideas...” Winston Churchill
    2. 2. Mission Explore - creative curriculum design throughfieldwork 2
    3. 3. Making aDifference in the Geography Classroom
    4. 4. http://about.me/alanparkinson
    5. 5. Last 3 months• Royal Geographical Society - 3 projects• Royal Meteorological Society - Google Earth• Google - World Wonders Project - forthcoming...• Badger: Better GCSE grades textbook - due April• Ordnance Survey: Digimap – education pack…• Twig: Notes for geography films & new films• TeachIt Geography – editing and curation• CPD around the country and EU• Mission:Exploring• Harper Collins: iGCSE book, online updates & children’s book• Open University: VITAL Geography portal management• National Geographic Education• IB Writing and Examining 5
    6. 6. "may just be the most revolutionary geography-related book ever published" - Geographical Magazine review Hay Festival / National Trust Outdoor Book of the Year 2011 Runner-up Educational Writers’ Award 2012 Produced by the Geography Collective Also On the Road & Camping - Food next...
    7. 7. http://nqtgeography.posterous.com
    8. 8. http://livinggeography.blogspot.com
    9. 9. http://slideshare.net/geoblogs
    10. 10. Twitter: @GeoBlogs
    11. 11. NQT ‘Survival Pack’
    12. 12. What does an effective geography teacher look like ?What do they do that other teachers don’t ? Have you met any ?
    13. 13. Tim Oates Chair of Curriculum Review Aims "embody for all children in England their cultural and scientific inheritance, enhancetheir understanding of the world around them and introduce them to the best that has been thought and written"
    14. 14. Some tips from NQTs...Ask students to time how long you talk for andguess at the end to see how close you were -try to reduce it by 50% next lessonHave a “SOD IT” switch… flick it at the end ofthe day as necessary…Your idea ??
    15. 15. Mapping it out
    16. 16. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’
    17. 17. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Student Experiences
    18. 18. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Student Experiences Geography: the subject
    19. 19. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Student Experiences Teacher Geography: Choices the subject
    20. 20. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Which learning activity ? Student Experiences Teacher Geography: Choices the subject
    21. 21. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Which learning activity ? Student Experiences Teacher Geography: Choices the subject Underpinned by Key Concepts
    22. 22. Living Geography & ‘curriculum making’ Which learning activity ? Student Experiences Teacher Geography: Choices the subject Underpinned by Key Thinking Concepts Geographically
    23. 23. Living Geography & ‘curriculum Does this take making’ the learner Whichbeyond what learningthey already activity ? know ? Student Experiences Teacher Geography: Choices the subject Underpinned by Key Thinking Concepts Geographically
    24. 24. What is curriculum making ?“the creation of interesting,engaging and challengingeducational experienceswhich draw upon teacherknowledge and skills, theexperiences of students andthe subject resource..”
    25. 25. 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
    26. 26. “The Language of Landscape” 26
    27. 27. iteration

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