Thinking Through Primary Geography in the National Curriculum

Date

Mon, 4th July, 2016

Time

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location

Lionwood Junior School, Norwich

Ref. Number

PB/1516/Ge/101

Price

£0.00

Description

This course will develop practitioners’ knowledge and understanding of how young children learn to write, with a specific focus on boys’ learning and development. This two part day course offers an introduction to some of the key questions facing primary teachers and subject co-ordinators in planning for outstanding Geography in their schools.

The morning offers an introduction to National Curriculum Geography at Key Stages 1 and 2, including changes in the requirements and key terminology. It then goes on to look at planning for progression from Y1 to Y6, including geographical skills and core knowledge.

The afternoon focuses on the development of higher order thinking at KS2, through:
• teaching the regional study requirement at KS2, taking South America as an example;
• teaching human processes, taking the example of a scheme of work on Global Trade.

The day will include practical sessions, presentations and the opportunity to become familiar with recent resource materials designed around the new curriculum requirements. Participants are welcome to attend morning of afternoon sessions only, or for the whole day

£160 for 1 place, £300 for 2 places

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Course name:

Thinking Through Primary Geography in the National Curriculum

Ref. Number:

PB/1516/Ge/101

Date:

Mon, 4th July, 2016

Time:

9:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location:

Lionwood Junior School, Norwich

Price:

£0.00

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Presenter(s)

Ben Ballin

Ben Ballin is a consultant to the Geographical Association and a member of the Primary Geography editorial board. He writes and trains widely on Primary Geography and Global Learning.
His interactive training style will allow participants to build their confidence as teachers and leaders of Geography, respecting each others’ expertise, whilst developing new learning, through structured activities and other interventions.

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