Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 by John MorganGeography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 by John Morgan

Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19

byJohn Morgan, David LambertEditorJohn Morgan

Hardcover | January 26, 2006

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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 11-19puts 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.

John Morgan is Lecturer in Education at the University of Bristol and David Lambert is Chief Executive of the Geographical Association.
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Title:Geography: Teaching School Subjects 11-19Format:HardcoverDimensions:238 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.8 inPublished:January 26, 2006Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415321107

ISBN - 13:9780415321105

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Table of Contents

Part 1: The Subject1. Doing Geography 2. Making School Geography 3. Geography, Knowledge and EducationPart 2: The Classroom4. Curriculum Planning - Curriculum Thinking 5. Teaching and Learning Geography 6. Evaluating Geography EducationPart 3: The Teacher7. What Kind of Geography Teacher 8. Learning Professional Values and Practice: Teachers with High Standards 9. Professional Development and Developing Geography 10. Conclusion