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1 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens

2 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Textbook In one sentence, summarise your opinion of textbooks to someone next to you.

3 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 What is your opinion of textbooks? The source of all evil The best invention in the world 010

4 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April responses

5 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April responses

6 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April responses

7 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 We should be clear that we have no doubts that textbooks have a key place in teaching and learning Widdowson and Lambert, P149,Secondary Geography Handbook, GA, 2006

8 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

9 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

10 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Context © David Rogers

11 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 PLTS

12 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Textbook? Blogs? Nings? Twitter?

13 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Localise case studies Use textbook activities with local resources

14 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Spot the topic! What do you think the following quotes are about? I was utterly blown away by the boldness of the proposal….. Do it! Do it! Where will all the cars park? In the sea? One mans dream is another mans nightmare Breathtaking, stunning, grotesque, carbuncle, monstrosity or blot on the landscape – all types of description for the new proposal In theory, magnificent. In reality, totally ridiculous! I do not think it will ever happen, but thanks for the laugh! Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant! The plan has nothing to do with the good of people of Portsmouth, but to satisfy the greed of a few who dont even live in our city

15 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Does Pompey really need to move? Find Fratton Park on the OS map Why does the stadium need to move? Use map and other information. 5 Mins OS Map removed for copyright reasons

16 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 What would the impact be of the new development? In pairs Use all information available to list the impacts of the proposed stadium Remember that impact means change. In 15 minutes each group will feedback to the class. –Is the proposed stadium a good idea? –What are the main positive impacts? –What are the main negative impacts? What impact will the proposed stadium have?

17 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Map detectives: are there any alternative sites? OS Map removed for copyright reasons

18 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Challenge 4 can be used to structure an enquiry 1. Localise case studies Is the textbook correct for our local area?

19 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 How do I go about a geographical enquiry? Publish Produce your work Select the best Information Gather Information Ask questions Evaluate Questions answered? Criteria met? NoYes Start Here Who? Where? When? Why? What? How? What do you need to find out? How will you present the information? BIAS For and Against Audience PowerPoint, Publisher, Poster, Oral, Visual, Play, podcast, Video, Report.. Improve

20 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

21 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

22 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Use Twitter to make case studies Living Geography

23 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Transforming text

24 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Supporting

25 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 What on earth? Geographical Detectives 4. Supporting

26 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Stretching

27 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Enquiry Question? How easy is it for humans to reduce their environmental impact? Calculate own footprint as baseline. Eco-pledge The reason I need to reduce my footprint as I need to be less dependent on other places. To do this I will turn off all electrical equipment when not being used and take less baths Action Keep a weblog / diary Link findings back to textbook space-time activity how easy will it be to achieve my ideal / nightmare world? Why?

28 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

29 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Prove it! © David Rogers

30 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 © David Rogers

31 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Claim Positive or Negative about Mexicans migrating to the USA? Prove it! My extra information The average American earns eight times more money than the average Mexican each year Resource D - Photo Photo suggests that Border Patrol use force to stop Mexicans crossing the border. Mexican illegal immigration is a bad thing

32 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Who are these people? Why are they armed? Are Mexican migrants armed and dangerous? How do I know that they are the US Border Patrol?

33 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Update © Folens

34 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Creating a sense of place © David Rogers © Folens

35 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009

36 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April So What? Development Indicator MexicoUSA So What? Connective, group of people Infant Mortality Rate (www.worldbank.org)www.worldbank.org 22 / 1000 live births6 / 1000 live births More babies die in Mexico so health care facilities may be poor. This may be because there is a high level of unemployment so less taxes. Mexicans want to migrate to the USA to have a better chance of their future families surviving Infant Mortality Rate (https://www.cia.gov/librar y/publications/the-world- factbook/)https://www.cia.gov/librar y/publications/the-world- factbook/ 18 / 1000 live births6 / 1000 live births

37 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April Textbook Transformation

38 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April

39 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Activity

40 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 Guilty Pleasure?

41 Textbooks: everyones guilty pleasure David Rogers, Head of Geography Priory School Portsmouth, GA Secondary Phase Committee Sponsored by Folens Geographical Association Annual Conference 17 th April 2009 References and acknowledgements Images: From Flickr users made available under a Creative Commons Licence (http://creativecommons.org/)http://creativecommons.org/ Ontorio Textbook: juco's photostream Wheel image: FatMandy's photostream Toolbox Image: Jim Frazier's photostream ComicBrush Images: Perfect Reef - Erwin Kodiat's photostream; Cloudy Reef – World Resources Institute Staffs photostream; Reef Tractor – hyper7pros photostream; Beach hotel – World Resources Institute Staffs photostream Sick diver: Nataraj Metz's photostream References: Widdowson, J and Lambert, D (2006) Using Geography Textbooks, In Balderstone, D (Ed.) Secondary Geography Handbook, Geographical Association, Sheffield Acknowledgements PLTS Umbrella – Luke Mulhall, Curriculum Leader ICT, Priory School Specialist Sports College Wordle Images created using and used under a Creative Commons Attribution Licnecehttp://www.wordle.net Textbook scans –


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