"This is a needs to learn for all 11-18 geography educators. It argues for a brand new geography curriculum based on a suite of significant ideas which are profoundly appropriate to twenty first century existence. For years, books on 11-18 geography schooling have focussed on school room ideas, new pedagogic applied sciences and replacement modes of pupil review. no longer this one. 'Teaching Geography 11-18' digs deep. It asks not just what geography is for, yet bases its resolution on a suite of key strategies in a position to maintain a thrilling and proper curriculum. It additionally grounds its many arguments within the most modern geographical study, hence re-establishing the damaged connection among geography instructing in colleges and that during larger education".
Professor Noel Castree, collage of Manchester, UK
This enticing and stimulating ebook goals to greatly re-shape and sharpen debates in geography schooling through taking a wholly clean method of either the topic and its position in secondary schooling. Key questions addressed during this ebook include:
- what's the position of geography in the secondary college curriculum?
- To what quantity does tuition geography replicate and have interaction with modern concerns and theories from the broader topic?
- What are the problems, demanding situations and possibilities of a concept-led method of instructing geography?
- What are the consequences of ICT, media and expertise for the way forward for geography educating in schools?
motivated by means of the revised nationwide curriculum for geography which has lowered the prescribed content material to be lined, this e-book bargains an goal view of the concept-led approach.
the hot concentrate on techniques represents an important shift in how geography is to learn in faculties, but there was little prolonged dialogue of what a 'concept-led' method of educating and studying could entail. This e-book fills that void via studying geography's key recommendations, and supplying lecturers with a theoretically powerful and sensible method of curriculum making plans utilizing a concept-led approach.
this is often crucial analyzing for all secondary geography academics, trainee academics and an individual concerned with schooling and curriculum planning.
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