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Geography : Teaching School Subjects 11-19 - John Morgan

Geography

Teaching School Subjects 11-19

Paperback Published: 16th June 2005
ISBN: 9780415321112
Number Of Pages: 224

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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.

Series editors' prefacep. vii
List of abbreviationsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
The subjectp. 3
Doing geographyp. 5
Making school geographyp. 24
Geography, knowledge and educationp. 42
The classroomp. 69
Curriculum planning - curriculum thinkingp. 73
Teaching and learning geographyp. 97
Evaluating geography educationp. 133
The teacherp. 153
What kind of geography teacher?p. 155
Learning professional values and practice: teachers with high standardsp. 172
Professional development and developing geographyp. 188
Conclusionp. 200
Strengths of the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) and the Geographical Associationp. 203
Referencesp. 207
Indexp. 219
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ISBN: 9780415321112
ISBN-10: 0415321115
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 16th June 2005
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.84 x 15.24  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1