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.
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.
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.
Explores how pupils experience and think about geography as a school subject.
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.
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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.
Challenge pupils' thinking and deepen their understanding to prepare them for success in the ISEB Common Entrance Geography examination. Endorsed by ISEB, this is an authoritative textbook which prepares pupils for the Independent Schools Examination Board's Common Entrance Geography examination. Each theme in the specification is explored using an enquiry-based approach. - Helps pupils to understand each theme with systematic coverage of all the key geographical ideas and syllabus content - Challenges pupils' thinking and deepens their understanding with stimulating activities- Provides opportunities for pupils to fully engage with topical issues such as sustainable development, globalisation and hazards, with real-life case studies at a range of global, national and local scales- Tests pupils' knowledge and understanding with a quiz for each unit- Provides structured advice on revision practice and exam strategies in a revision section at the end of the book CONTENTS: UNIT 1 Geomorphological Processes Coasts, Rivers and Ice Is your school breaking up? Shaping the landscape Changing coastline Rivers shape the land The power of ice Case Study What can you see beside the sea? Cliff collapse! How does a river change along its course? Why did New Orleans drown? UNIT 2 Weather and Climate Here is the weather forecast . . . Weather check Microclimates Rainfall and the water cycle Weather and climate in the British Isles How does the water cycle work? Case Studies Why is the Lake District so wet? What is happening to the rain in Spain? UNIT 3 Settlement Who needs neighbours? Settlement sites . . . and shapes Settlements and their functions Shops and services Patterns in cities Case Studies Why did London grow? What services can you find? How will the 2012 Olympics change London? Can we make cities more sustainable? UNIT 4 Economic Activities Fancy a job in football? Resources and economic activities Locations for manufacturing industry Globalisation Case Studies What work can you find in Reading? Where should a new car plant be built? What is the real price of a pair of jeans? UNIT 5 Environmental Issues Conflict in the park! National Parks Protecting the rural environment The rainforest ecosystem Case Studies Do we need another national park? Is the rainforest sustainable? Tourism - can we carry on like this? UNIT 6 Tectonic Processes Earthquakes and Volcanoes The world's worst disaster? Earthquakes Volcanoes Case Studies Where do earthquakes and volcanoes happen? Is Indonesia the most dangerous country on Earth? Ready for the Big One? REVISE! How to . . . revise for the exam Answers to Test yourself questions Glossary Index
A series of photocopiable activity files that provide opportunities to help develop active learning and critical thinking skills.
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.
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
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
A series of photocopiable activity files that provide opportunities to help develop active learning and critical thinking skills.
This lively, thought-provoking edited collection is packed full of practical ideas for teachers looking to foster a creative primary classroom. It will also make its readers reflect on how creativity and geography intersect in children’s lives and why creativity is vital in sustaining all our futures. Professor Anna Craft, University of Exeter and The Open University, UK. Teaching Geography Creatively offers an innovative approach to geography education in the primary classroom, and is crammed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life. With ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues, it is a stimulating and enjoyable source of inspiration for all training and experienced teachers. Underpinned by the latest research and theory and with contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning and how creativity can enhance pupils’ motivation, self-image and well-being. The importance of equipping children for a rapidly changing environment and the need to place learning in a values context are also stressed. Imaginative ideas for teaching in geography include: games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning; learning about the environment and sustainability through problem solving; linking geography with art, music and mathematics; using the local area for map work, history and ICT; new approaches to fieldwork, playful learning and outdoor work; exploring ‘messy learning’ and real world events. With an emphasis on promoting creativity as a key element to developing young children’s knowledge, understanding and enjoyment, Teaching Geography Creatively offers a range of practical strategies to enable teachers to take a fresh approach to geography teaching.
Includes guidance notes for assessing student's achievement and essential key skills. Worksheets are designed to extend the ideas introduced in the students book. Provides exercises for all abilities with levels of answers differentiated. Accompanying website allows teachers and students to have easy access to further information on the topics covered in the series.
When Geography specialists decide they want to teach, it can be a daunting prospect to enter a real classroom, no matter how much subject knowledge they already possess. Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 puts the subject into perspective and shows new teachers and student teachers how to make Geography accessible and interesting for their pupils. Divided into three sections the book examines the theory and practice of teaching geography: section one explores how teachers can frame their own knowledge for classroom practice section two focuses on Geography in the classroom and curriculum development as well as aspects of pedagogy and lesson design, evaluation and assessment section three focuses on the teachers themselves and how they can view and work on professional development within their own subject area.

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