Geography sessions outline

Definitions of Geography

Year 1, Geography, Week 1, Semester 1
Powerpoint for session 1

Article

Reasons for teaching Geography article

General Geography Resources
http://www.geography.org.uk/ - Geographical Association website
http://www.geographyinthenews.rgs.org/ - Geography in the News: topical geography resources for teachers and students
http://www.geographyatthemovies.co.uk/index.html - Geography at the movies
http://www.georesources.co.uk/ - Geography website: photo gallery, outline maps, useful but mainly KS 3
http://www.education.gov.uk/aboutdfe/armslengthbodies/a00200461/qcda - Designed to help plan and teach geography courses that will engage and motivate pupils aged from five to 14.
http://www.nc.uk.net/index.html - NC online
http://www.ncaction.org.uk/ - NC in action
http://www.rgs.org/HomePage.htm - Royal Geographical society
http://www.sln.org.uk/geography/ - Staffordshire Learning Net
http://web.mac.com/draklee/thinkingeography/home.html - Thinking Geography: a new website which provides geographical reflections on current events
http://www.geoworld.co.uk/ - Thinking through Geography

Distant places resources
http://www.globaldimension.org.uk/ - DFID Global Dimension: resources on climate change, poverty, water , fair trade
http://www.globaleye.org.uk/ - primary and secondary resources based on Global Eye magazine
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/ - Oxfam
http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/ - Oxfam education: resources on global citizenship
http://tiki.oneworld.net/ - Tiki the penguin: geography based website for younger children

Mapping resources
http://earth.jsc.nasa.gov/sseop/efs/ - NASA: Earth from space
http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/education-and-research/index.html - Prdnance survey education
http://mapzone.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/ - Ordnance survey mapzone

Environmental Education and Education for Sustainable Development
http://www.esd.org.uk/esdtoolkit/default.aspx - Education for Sustainable Development toolkit
http://www.field-studies-council.org/ - Fieldwork council
http://www.education.gov.uk/schools - Growing schools
http://www.ltl.org.uk/ - Learning through landscapes
http://www.sparsholtschoolscentre.org.uk/ - Sparsholt Schools' centre for Environmental Education

Physical Geography, places and other useful resources!
http://www.arkive.org/ - Images of life on earth
http://www.yourclimateyourlife.org.uk/ - Your climate, your life
http://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/foodstories/index.html - Food stories
http://www.discoveringantarctica.org.uk/ - Discovering Antarctica
http://www.passporttothepoles.org/ - Passport to the Poles
http://www.polarfirst.com/ - Flying to extremes, polar first

- thinking Geographically article

Year 1, Geography, Week 2, Semester 1
Powerpoint for session 2

Geography from square one - global detectives

Local news geography

Scoffham article - 'Please Miss, why are they so poor?'

Taylor article - 'How far is far?'

Photograph activities

'Where in the world am I?' Activity

Year 1, Geography, Week 3, Semester 1
Powerpoint for session 3

Assessing geography progress

Progression of fieldwork skills

Progression of geographical enquiry skills

Progression of mapping skills

Year 3/4 medium term planning example

Year 6 medium term planning example

Barton Farm unit of work

Week 8 LL

Year 1, Geography, Semester 2
Examples of fieldwork blogs

Powerpoint on fieldwork

Powerpoint on technology

Powerpoint on the future

Geography from the Olympics 2012

Olympic powerpoint

Greenwood article - cross-curricularity

Risk assessment example

Resources
Edible maps article

2011 Geography Ostead report

http://www.geography.org.uk/ - GA homepage

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/education/resources/global_citizenship/early_years/ - Oxfam education

http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/toolsandinitiatives/teacherstv/ - Journey Sticks

http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/gtip/thinkpieces/globaldimension(primary)/ - GA think piece

http://www.kenttrustweb.org.uk/kentict/kentict_home.cfm - Rivers activities

http://www.lotc.org.uk/ - Learning Outside the Classroom

http://www.geography.org.uk/eyprimary/news/ - New primary curriculum - Geography

http://www.geography.org.uk/ - Young people's geography

http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/makinggeographyhappen - Making geography happen project

http://www.geography.org.uk/eyprimary/champions/ - Primary Geography champions

http://www.geography.org.uk/gtip/thinkpieces/childrensworlds/ - GA-Thinkpiece- Children's Worlds file

Curriculum update 1

Curriculum update 2

Spring article 2011

Every child outdoors article

A different view from the GA article