This is Geography is a major new course for Key Stage 3 Geography aiming to raise standards of teaching and learning. It offers: - Less content, more learning - a streamlined scheme of work which focuses on the essentials and which therefore allows teachers to do in-depth work on real world topics that really matter to pupils - Worthwhile and significant tasks - every unit builds, step by step, towards an engaging and significant final task. These tasks use the full range of learning styles to provide something for all pupils. The associated Teachers Resource Book, available in print and as a CD, supports this Pupil`s Book with lesson plans and differentiated worksheets - for homework and class work. The lesson plans and worksheets are also provided on CD for you to edit and customise.
Explores how pupils experience and think about geography as a school subject.
Offers a skills reference section that can be used as a quick reminder and practice for skills such as drawing pictograms, bar charts and using atlases. This book includes popular topics such as Earthquakes and Volcanoes to help maintain pupils' interest in Geography and encourage them to continue with the subject at GCSE level.
This book is suitable for use in Years 6/7 (ages 12-13) and features clear, comprehensive explanations of Geographical concepts and exercises to challenge pupils of all abilities. The book covers environmental issues, tectonic processes, economic activities and more, as well as the important mapwork and fieldwork skills required by Key Stage 3 geographers. Strong emphasis is placed on thematic studies in line with the recently revised syllabus. - Endorsed by ISEB - Features detailed explanations followed by practice questions and extension exercises to ensure that pupils have understood the material covered - Provides a comprehensive introduction to mapwork and fieldwork skills so that pupils develop practical geography skills - Strong emphasis is placed on thematic studies in line with Common Entrance and Common Academic Scholarship requirements to ensure that pupils are learning the most up to date topics Suitable for all ISEB Geography 13+ Common Entrance exams up to and including Summer 2015
Less able pupils will find Basics easily accessible and will develop their literacy skill as a result of a carefully monitored language level.Teachers will benefit from clear references to the current National Curriculum requirements.Basics is a cost-effective resource, equally useful in both smaller groups and the mixed-ability classroom.Teachers will find Basics fits easily into established schemes of work through strong links with existing Key Geography books.Pupils will improve skills and knowledge through spiral progression, revisiting and reinforcing topics and skills.
Designed specially for lower-ability pupils at Key Stage 3, this is one of four packs for use as part of the Key Geography series in a mixed-ability classroom. They are also suitable for use in conjunction with any Key Stage 3 textbook series to support pupils who, for whatever reason, find the traditional geography textbook too demanding.
Citizenship, literacy, numeracy, ICT, sustainable development and work related learning are incorporated throughout these guides. The free CD-ROM contains all the materials found in the Teacher Resource Guide and some ICT activities which can be downloaded onto the school network system. Imag es from the book are included on the CD-ROMs and can be used to make colour overheads or slides to aid class participation and discussion. The guides provides advice and analysis of the revised 2002 National Curriculum and the new QCA Scheme of Work.
Geography Matters is a Key Stage 3 course created for pupils of all abilities. It provides an exact match to the requirement of the revised National Curriculum, and to the units of the Key Stage 3 Scheme of Work.
Providing a course for Key Stage 3 and GCSE Geography, this flexible series is designed for pupils of differing abilities and working at different levels. It incorporates a broad range of teaching and learning methods, and each of the pupils' books is accompanied by a teacher's resource guide.
Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School has become the widely recommended textbook for student and new teachers of geography. It helps you acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of geography within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to design, teach and evaluate stimulating and challenging lessons. It is grounded in the notion of social justice and the idea that all students are entitled to a high quality geography education. The very practical dimension provides you with support structures through which you can begin to develop your own philosophy of teaching, and debate key questions about the nature and purpose of the subject in school. Fully revised and updated in light of extensive changes to the curriculum, as well as to initial teacher education, the new edition considers the current debates around what we mean by geographical knowledge, and what’s involved in studying at Masters level. Key chapters explore the fundamentals of teaching and learning geography: Why we teach and what to teach Understanding and planning the curriculum Effective pedagogy Assessment Developing and using resources Fieldwork and outdoor learning Values in school geography Professional development Intended as a core textbook and written with university and school-based initial teacher education in mind, Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary school is essential reading for all those who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers. Praise for previous editions of Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School... 'This is a practical and visionary book, as well as being superbly optimistic. It has as much to offer the experienced teacher as the novice and could be used to reinvigorate geography departments everywhere. Practical activities and ideas are set within a carefully worked out, authoritative, conceptual framework.' - The Times Educational Supplement 'This is a modern, powerful, relevant and comprehensive work...a standard reference for many beginning teachers on geography initial teacher training courses.' - Educational Review
Teachers will save valuable time through the use of suggested activities, assessment notes, mark schemes and teaching ideas. Teachers will benefit from further advice on developing an enquiry-based approach, assisting pupils with Special Educational Needs and incorporating cross-circular themes. Pupils will learn vital IT skills through the use of worksheets demonstrating how electronic media can be used to support their geographical studies.
Best-selling course for Key Stage 3 and GCSE Geography. Written to meet the needs of pupils and teachers. Is accessible and flexible in use, provides coherent materials with built-in progression, is attractive and fun to use, is appropriate for pupils of differing abilities and working at different levels, encourages an enquiry approach to learning, includes a broad range of teaching and learning methods in the activities, addresses the new requirements of the revised National Curriculum and QCA SoW, provides full teacher support.
Motivate pupils to develop their geographical skills, knowledge and understanding as they become engaged and accomplished geographers, ready for the demands of GCSE. Specifically designed to provide a solid foundation for the 2016 GCSE specifications, this Student Book takes an enquiry-based approach to learning within each unit and lesson. - Easily and cost-effectively implement a new KS3 scheme of work: this coherent single-book course covers the latest National Curriculum content, providing 150 ready-made lessons that can be used flexibly for a two or three-year KS3 - Build and improve the geographical knowledge and skills that pupils need: every double-page spread represents a lesson, with rich geographical data and place contexts for pupils to interpret, analyse andevaluate - Lay firm foundations for GCSE: key vocabulary, command words and concepts are introduced gradually, preparing pupils for the content and question types they will encounter at GCSE, with a particular focus on analysis and evaluation questions - Effectively assess, measure and demonstrate progress: formative assessments throughout each lesson and summative end-of-unit reviews include questions that show whether pupils are 'working towards', 'meeting' or 'exceeding' expectations - Encourage pupils to check and drive their own progress: learning objectives and end-of-unit learning outcomes help pupils reflect on their learning and make connections between key concepts and skills throughout the course
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Geography for Common Entrance is an authoritative textbook preparing pupils for the Independent Schools Examination Board's Common Entrance Geography examination. The second edition of the Pupil's Book has been comprehensively updated and revised with new case studies and additional support for revision and exam preparation. The book covers the thematic content of the course providing one unit for each theme. Each theme is explored using an enquiry-based approach: stimulating activities and real-life case studies provide in-depth investigation to challenge pupil's thinking and deepen their understanding. All case studies have been rewritten and updated to provide opportunities for pupils to fully engage with topical issues such as sustainable development, globalisation and hazards. Each themed unit is structured in four parts: - An introduction to the theme based on pupils' everyday experience of geography. - Systematic coverage on a spread by spread basis of all the key geographical ideas and syllabus content that are needed to understand the theme. - Case Studies provide two or three enquiries in each unit using real places at a range of global, national and local scales. - 'Meet the Examiner' ends each unit by giving structured advice on revision practice and exam strategies. This Teacher's Resource Book has been updated for the new syllabus to provide extensive support for all units. It provides: - teaching notes and worksheets to support enquiries in the Pupil's Book - extensive advice on differentiation and assessment - additional support for teaching locational knowledge - a CD containing all worksheets in an editable format. A companion volume, Map Skills for Common Entrance Geography and Key Stage 3 covers the map skills section of the syllabus and provides practice in using Ordnance Survey Maps at 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 scales and interpreting aerial photographs. The Author John Widdowson is the author of the award winning Key Stage 3 series Earthworks, from which this book is adapted.AdvisorsPaul Baker, is an experienced examiner and Head of Geography at the Dragon School, Oxford.Fiona Langridge, Common Entrance Chair of Setters for the Geography examination, and Deputy Head and Head of Geography at Wentworth College, Bournemouth.
Part of a series for Key Stage 3 geography. A key question, constituting a self-contained lesson, provides the focus for each double-page spread, and the language level is controlled to help average and lower-ability pupils. The corresponding teacher's resource guides provide supporting worksheets.
A series of photocopiable activity files that provide opportunities to help develop active learning and critical thinking skills.
A companion to Aspects of Teaching Secondary Geography, Teaching Geography in the Secondary School: A Reader brings together a wide range of key writings that look at central issues, debates and ideas surrounding geography education today. It encourages students to reflect critically upon the issues in order to develop their understanding of these issues and to consider the implications for their classroom practice.

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