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Geography has enormous potential for creative critical thinking, inspiring feelings of awe and wonder and enabling better global understanding that will, in the words of the National Curriculum (DfE 2013) ‘ remain with them for the rest of their lives’


Welcome to thinking, inspiring feelings of awe and wonder and enabling better global understanding that will, in the words of the National Curriculum (DfE 2013) ‘ remain with them for the rest of their lives’

The Primary Humanities Project

Geography Day

5th March 2014


Project Aims thinking, inspiring feelings of awe and wonder and enabling better global understanding that will, in the words of the National Curriculum (DfE 2013) ‘ remain with them for the rest of their lives’

To develop primary teachers’ own subject knowledge in history and geography

To increase familiarity with the requirements of the 2014 history and geography framework

To identify areas of subject expertise that primary practitioners would value further exemplification of


Welcome thinking, inspiring feelings of awe and wonder and enabling better global understanding that will, in the words of the National Curriculum (DfE 2013) ‘ remain with them for the rest of their lives’

9.45 Geography in the Primary Curriculum Leszek Iwaskow, Geography HMI

10.30 – 10.45 Refreshments

10.45 – 11.20 Tour / Planning Together

11.25 – 12.00 Tour / Planning Together

12.15 Plenary


The challenge is to teach aspects of physical and human geography which can take pupils beyond a descriptive approach in an attempt to seek understanding….

What?

Why there?

Why care?


Geography’s Key Concepts: geography which can take pupils beyond a descriptive approach in an attempt to seek understanding….

Place, Scale, Location, Environment, Physical and Human Processes

Interpreting the National Curriculum

http://geognc.wordpress.com/about/curriculum-making-for-all/

The Geographical Association

http://www.geography.org.uk/

Primary Humanities Project Blog

http://www.primaryhumanities.wordpress.com


Collaborative Planning - 1pm – 3pm geography which can take pupils beyond a descriptive approach in an attempt to seek understanding….

Opportunities for developing geography at the Arboretum

Mapwork

Fieldwork

Physical and Human Processes

3-3.30pm Next Steps


An outstanding curriculum….. (NCTL,2013) geography which can take pupils beyond a descriptive approach in an attempt to seek understanding….

Is underpinned by aims, values and purpose

Develops the while person; knowledge understanding and attitudes

Is broad and balanced and has clear progression in subject knowledge and skills

Is filled with rich, first hand purposeful experiences

Is flexible and responsive to individual needs and interests

Embodies the principle of sustainability

Has an eye on the future and the needs of future citizens

Encourages the use of environments and expertise beyond the classroom

Makes meaningful links between areas of knowledge

Has local, national and international dimensions


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