Each book in this series takes aspects of current research into geographical education and delivers them to the classroom practitioner. The Theory into Practice series is dedicated to improving and reinvigorating the debate about teaching and learning in geography.
Key elements of the series are: direct communication with the classroom practitioner about current aspects of research in geographical education, and how these relate to the classroom.
The latest addition to the GA’s professional development series offers a dynamic approach to the study of place, encouraging the reader to consider place as a process and offering a theoretical framework and an examination of how pupils acquire their place-based knowledge. Includes exemplar material for classroom use, linked to GA website resources.
Chapter 1: Approaches to the study of place
Chapter 2: Place in the geography curriculum
Chapter 3: Exemplar material for use in the classroom: Exemplar 1: Tarn Hows
Chapter 4: Exemplar 2: Marketing places
Chapter 5: Exemplar 3: Perceptions of place. What is Britain?
Chapter 6: Exemplar 4: Changing land use in urban Britain
Chapter 7: Conclusion
Follow the link to sample extracts from the GA's Theory into Practice publications.
Also in this series
Don't forget to login if you are a Full Personal, Group or Concessionary GA member to receive your discount. If you're an Entry Level Member and wish to upgrade, give us a call on 0114 296 0088.