9780415519069

Effective Innovation in the Secondary Geography Curriculum: A Practical Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415519069

  • ISBN10:

    0415519063

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 6/25/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Innovating the Secondary Geography Curriculumaims to help training and practising secondary school teachers understand how to evaluate, reflect on and refresh their curriculum, to ensure that what they teach is relevant, topical and innovative. Considering the latest developments in both curriculum and the field of geography as an academic discipline, it explores how geography teaching and learning can be developed to better reflect contemporary society, remain relevant and engage secondary school pupils. Illustrated throughout with ideas and practical examples of how to update your curriculum easily and effectively, key topics covered include: Understanding curriculum theory and development Auditing and developing your own curriculum Critiquing textbooks and resources to ensure relevance Constructing and analysing schemes of work Incorporating the latest developments in the field into your teaching How to create innovative, enduring curricula for human, physical and environmental geographies. Innovating the Secondary Geography Curriculumoffers students teachers and those in busy geography departments an accessible but challenging introduction to curriculum development and innovation that will ensure motivating, lively, successful geography teaching and learning.

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