Australian Geography Curriculum

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  • Australian Geography Curriculum

    1. 1. The Australian Geography Curriculum and Global Education Rebecca Nicholas Brisbane State High School rnich101@eq.edu.au
    2. 2. “Geography is a structured way of exploring, analysing and explaining the characteristics that make up our world..” Rationale, Draft F-12 Australian Curriculum: Geography, pg. 3
    3. 3. Aims
    4. 4. AimsA sense of wonder and curiosity about places,people, cultures and environments throughout the world.
    5. 5. Aims
    6. 6. AimsA deep geographical knowledge of their own place, Australia, our region and the world.
    7. 7. Aims
    8. 8. Aims The ability to think geographically, based on an understanding of place, space, environment,interconnection, sustainability, scale and change.
    9. 9. Aims
    10. 10. Aims The capacity to be competent, critical andcreative users of geographical inquiry, methods and skills.
    11. 11. Aims
    12. 12. AimsAs informed, responsible and active citizenswho can contribute to the development of a sustainable world.
    13. 13. Aims
    14. 14. Rationale
    15. 15. The Process Draft Shape Paper for Australian Geography CurriculumShape Paper guided the process for the writers and advisors Writers and Advisors developed draft Consultation and Drafting Publication of the Australian Geography Curriculum - September 2012
    16. 16. The ProcessShape Paper guided the process for the writers and advisors Writers and Advisors developed draft Consultation and Drafting Publication of the Australian Geography Curriculum - September 2012
    17. 17. The Process Writers and Advisors developed draft Consultation and DraftingPublication of the Australian Geography Curriculum - September 2012
    18. 18. The Process Consultation and DraftingPublication of the Australian Geography Curriculum - September 2012
    19. 19. The ProcessPublication of the Australian Geography Curriculum - September 2012
    20. 20. The Process
    21. 21. Taken from the ACARA website - http://www.acara.edu.au/default.asp
    22. 22. Things toconsider.... Page 26 of draft
    23. 23. Things to consider....Cross Curriculum Priorities Page 26 of draft
    24. 24. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Page 26 of draft
    25. 25. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Fieldwork Page 26 of draft
    26. 26. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Inquiry based learning Fieldwork Page 26 of draft
    27. 27. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Inquiry based learning Case Studies Fieldwork Page 26 of draft
    28. 28. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Inquiry based learning Case Studies Spatial Technologies Fieldwork Page 26 of draft
    29. 29. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Inquiry based learning Case Studies Spatial Technologies Fieldwork Other KLAs Page 26 of draft
    30. 30. Things to consider....Capabilities GeneralCross Curriculum Priorities Inquiry based learning Case Studies Spatial Technologies Fieldwork Page 26 of draft
    31. 31. Strands
    32. 32. StrandsGeographical Knowledge and Understanding
    33. 33. StrandsGeographical Knowledge and Understanding Geographical Inquiry and Skills
    34. 34. The Inquiry Process
    35. 35. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning
    36. 36. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning
    37. 37. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and Evaluating
    38. 38. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and Evaluating
    39. 39. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and EvaluatingProcessing, Analysing, Interpreting and Concluding
    40. 40. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and EvaluatingProcessing, Analysing, Interpreting and Concluding
    41. 41. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and EvaluatingProcessing, Analysing, Interpreting and Concluding Reflecting and Responding
    42. 42. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and EvaluatingProcessing, Analysing, Interpreting and Concluding Reflecting and Responding
    43. 43. The Inquiry Process Observing and Questioning Planning, Collecting and EvaluatingProcessing, Analysing, Interpreting and Concluding Reflecting and Responding Communicating
    44. 44. Concepts
    45. 45. Plac e
    46. 46. Plac eSpecific part of the earth’s surface that has been named and given meanings by people.
    47. 47. Plac eSpecific part of the earth’s surface that has been named and given meanings by people.Describing the characteristics of place to explain them.
    48. 48. Plac eSpecific part of the earth’s surface that has been named and given meanings by people.Describing the characteristics of place to explain them.Exploring people’s connection to place.
    49. 49. Plac eSpecific part of the earth’s surface that has been named and given meanings by people.Describing the characteristics of place to explain them.Exploring people’s connection to place. Recognising that places may be altered and remade by people.
    50. 50. Spa cethree dimensional surface of the earth. The Studies difference across space and the richdiversity of environments, people, cultures andeconomies that exist together on the surface of the earth.
    51. 51. Investigating the ways that space is structured,organised and managed by different people for different purposes. How people perceive and use space differently
    52. 52. Investigating the ways that space is structured,organised and managed by different people for different purposes. How people perceive and use space differently
    53. 53. Investigating the ways that space is structured,organised and managed by different people for different purposes. How people perceive and use space differently
    54. 54. Investigating the ways that space is structured,organised and managed by different people for different purposes. How people perceive and use space differently
    55. 55. Investigating the ways that space is structured,organised and managed by different people for different purposes. How people perceive and use space differently
    56. 56. Environme nt Our living and non-living surroundings.
    57. 57. InterconnectGeographicalion phenomena are connected to each other
    58. 58. Sustainabilit y The capacity of something to be maintained indefinitely into the future.
    59. 59. Scal e The hierarchy of divisions of spaces, A local farm in Australiafrom the personal to the local, regional, A local farm in Vietnamnational and global.
    60. 60. Chan geAn awareness of change over time and space providesstudents with an understanding of what is happening around them, and to see their world as dynamic.
    61. 61. Curriculum ContentFoundation - Where we live?Year 1 - Not everywhere is the sameYear 2 - Links to our worldYear 3 - How we liveYear 4 - How we live in AustraliaYear 5 - Climate and ActivitiesYear 6 - Going Global
    62. 62. Any Questions?

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