Teaching Geography Creatively (Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series 2nd Revised edition)

Teaching Geography Creatively (Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series 2nd Revised edition)

By: Stephen Scoffham (editor)Paperback

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Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils' motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings. Further imaginative ideas include: * games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning * how to keep geography messy * the outdoors and learning beyond the classroom * how to teach geography using your local area * the links between geography and other areas of the curriculum * looking at geography, creativity and the future * fun and games in geography * engaging with the world through picture-books * teaching about sustainability. With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.

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Stephen Scoffham is a visiting reader in sustainability and education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. A leading member of the Geographical Association, he is the author of many books for teachers and children on primary geography, and a school atlas consultant.

Contents

* Geography and creativity: making connections STEPHEN SCOFFHAM * Fun and games in geography TERRY WHYTE * Engaging with the world through picture-books ANNE M. DOLAN * Playful approaches to learning out of doors SHARON WITT * Mental maps: Learning about places around the world SIMON CATLING * Represent places in maps and art MARGARET MACKINTOSH * Landscapes and sweet geography NIKI WHITBURN * Creative approaches to learning about the physical world SUSAN PIKE * Geography and history in the local area ANTHONY BARLOW * Geography and mathematics: a creative approach JANE WHITTLE * Geography and the creative arts JULIA TANNER * Geography and music; a creative journey ARTHUR KELLY * Geography and sustainability education PAULA OWENS * Keeping geography messy STEPHEN PICKERING * Inside, outside and beyond the classroom STEPHEN SCOFFHAM * Geography, creativity and the future STEPHEN SCOFFHAM AND JONATHAN BARNES

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/08/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781138952126
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9781138952126
  • weight: 526
  • ISBN10: 1138952125
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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