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Brighton And Hove Engine Room

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Part 4 of Ollie Bray's 'Taking geography Forward' Presentation to Brighton and Hove LEA.

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Brighton And Hove Engine Room

  1. 1. Taking Geography Forward Ollie Bray Musselburgh Grammar School East Lothian Council www.olliebray.com 4. Developing a new Key Stage 3 Curriculum
  2. 2. Every country in the world is currently going through an education reform
  3. 4. QCA Curriculum Change Films
  4. 5. Curriculum Design
  5. 6. Ask the students what they like about Geography, what they don’t like about Geography and what they want to learn about. 21 st Century Geography is not about your subject its about our subject
  6. 7. Use on-line surveys
  7. 8. www.surveymonkey.com
  8. 9. Structure your curriculum around the media: it’s the most powerful tool we have. http://www
  9. 10. Make the topics relevant to children
  10. 11. www.countmeincalender.info
  11. 12. Football is big business – but not everybody wins. Key Idea From:
  12. 13. The player This player earned around £1400 today for kicking this ball. (He scored a goal, with great skill) How much did this player earn today?
  13. 14. The football £60 The football is made of rubber and synthetic leather. It is top quality and would cost ….. … in the shops
  14. 15. Omar The football was sewn by Omar with great skill. He works in this stitching centre.
  15. 16. Omar’s Story How old do you think Omar is? How much did he get paid to make the football? 14 50p
  16. 17. Where does Omar live? The produce 35 million footballs a year. 75% of the world footballs are made in this area.
  17. 18. Solutions
  18. 19. Encourage cross curricular links and cross curricular projects
  19. 20. Teach more than the syllabus
  20. 21. Talk about today's Geography
  21. 24. What are the students doing? <ul><li>Watching, listening and….recording the headlines </li></ul>Pluto is no longer a planet War in Middle East Immigration into UK Global Warming Fuel Price Rise Today's Headlines 25th August 2006
  22. 28. Include a local aspect into your new curriculum
  23. 29. Local Interpretation within a National Context
  24. 30. Different Assessment Methods
  25. 31. Key Concepts Place Space Scale Interdependence Environmental Interaction Physical and human processes Cultural understanding and diversity Importance?
  26. 32. Key Processes Geographical enquiry Graphicacy and visual literacy Fieldwork and out-of-class learning Geographical communication
  27. 34. SR71 – Blackbird Fighter Jet
  28. 35. Al Capp comic strip, Li'l Abner.
  29. 36. Skunk works is a term used in engineering and technical fields to describe a group within an organization given a high degree of autonomy and unhampered by bureaucracy, tasked with working on advanced or secret projects.
  30. 38. Apollo 13
  31. 39. By yourself <ul><li>What are five units of work that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are five methods of assessment that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What two things will you do to help implement the new KS3 curriculum before the end of term? </li></ul>
  32. 41. With one other person <ul><li>Compromise and negotiate. </li></ul><ul><li>What are five units of work that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are five methods of assessment that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What two things will you do to help implement the new KS3 curriculum before the end of term? </li></ul>
  33. 42. Join with another pair <ul><li>Compromise and negotiate. </li></ul><ul><li>What are five units of work that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are five methods of assessment that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What two things will you do to help implement the new KS3 curriculum before the end of term? </li></ul>
  34. 43. Make a group of eight <ul><li>Compromise and negotiate. </li></ul><ul><li>What are five units of work that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What are five methods of assessment that you want to develop? And why? </li></ul><ul><li>What two things will you do to help implement the new KS3 curriculum before the end of term? </li></ul>
  35. 44. Convention Stage
  36. 46. Questions? e: [email_address] b: www.olliebray.com

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