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Primary geography: the essentials

Primary geography: the essentials

 26/06/2024 - 10/07/2024    

 Online   

What should every geography lesson include? Learn how to make geography relatable, relevant, real and therefore… memorable!

Overview

What should every geography lesson include? Learn how to make geography relatable, relevant, real and therefore… memorable! Throughout the day Emma engages you in a range of inspiring practical activities aimed at provoking you to think, speak and write  geographically. The tasks enable you to consider, discuss and plan the essential, ‘sticky’ geographical knowledge and cultural capital pupils require. Explore how to build in opportunities to revisit and consolidate knowledge through identifying and breaking down the core issues. Throughout the course Emma guides you through geography’s ‘tricky’ bits and challenges some of the stereotypes and misconceptions that exist within the subject.

Meet your course leader, Emma

 

Supporting research / references

Geographical Association (2022) A framework for the school geography curriculum.

Julia Tanner (2017) in Teaching Geography Creatively, considers the importance of a range of practical approaches to motivate and engage pupils.

Key learning aims

  • To consider how to plan and make your geography curriculum so that it motivates pupils to continually recall and build their prior learning.
  • To explore a range of practical ideas for teaching high-quality geography, including fieldwork and  cross-curricular opportunities.


Expected impact on teachers

  • Increased understanding of core geographical knowledge and skills within the context of the national curriculum and the ‘real world.’
  • To think and speak like a geographer and be better placed to embed this with your practice.


Expected impact on pupil outcomes

  • To embed key knowledge in the long term memory in order to enable connections and new knowledge to be assimilated.
  • To raise levels of interest, engagement and therefore knowledge acquisition, through a range of practical, creative and real world pedagogical approaches, where children are supported to lead their own learning.

 

Course programme

This course comprises three twilight webinars running 4.00 – 5.00pm. 

26 June: Session 1 – How to achieve high quality geography in your classroom

3 July: Session 2 – Making the most of a classroom without walls.

10 July: Session 3 – In the know: primary geography essentials.

Recordings are provided as standard but live attendance is recommended to make the most of discussion.

 

  Programme

26/06/2024 09:30 Session 1 – How to achieve high quality geography in your classroom

26/06/2024 11:30 Session 2 – Making the most of a classroom without walls

26/06/2024 14:00 Session 3 – In the know: primary geography essentials

Fees

Category
Product
Rate

Default (Online)
Normal
£105.00

Member (Online)
Normal
£80.00


Coordinator

Isabel Richardson

 Email Coordinator


Location

 Online