1st Edition

Teaching Geography in Secondary Schools
A Reader





ISBN 9780415260794
Published May 24, 2002 by Routledge
352 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Geography: Changes and Challenges 2. School Geography in England 1991-2001 The Politics and Practicalities of Curriculum Change 3. Constructing School Geographies 4. The Enquiry-based Approach to Teaching and Learning 5. Curriculum Planning and Course Development, A Matter of Professional Judgement 6. Continuity and Progression 7. Teaching Styles and Strategies 8. Differentiation in Teaching and Learning Geography 9. Using Assessment to Support Learning 10. Raising Attainment in Geography, Prospects and Problems 11. Issues in ICT and Geography 12. Fieldwork in the School Geography Curriculum -Pedagogical Issues and Development 13. Inclusion in Geography 14. Language and Learning in Geography 15. The Geo Visions Project 16. Environmental Sustainable Development 17. Citizenship and Geographical Education 18. Towards a Critical School Geography 19. Geography Matters in a Globalised World 20. Is Geography History? 21. The Role of Research in Supporting Teaching and Learning 22. Understanding How Geography Educators Learn Their Work 23. Action Research for a new Professionalism in Geography Education

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