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Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, 2nd Edition
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Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience, 2nd Edition

David Lambert, David Balderstone

Key Stage: Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4

Pages: 480

ISBN: 978-0-415-43786-8

Published: 2009


£24.99 / £23.99 GA Members*

Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School has become the widely recommended textbook for student and new teachers of geography. It helps them acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of geography within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to design, teach and evaluate stimulating and creative lessons.

This fully revised and updated second edition takes account of new legislation and important developments in geography education, including literacy, numeracy, citizenship, and GIS. Brand new chapters in this edition provide essential guidance on fieldwork, and using ICT in the context of geography teaching and learning. Chapters on teaching strategies, learning styles and assessment place the learner at the centre stage, and direct advice and activities encourage successful practice.

Designed for use as a core textbook Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School is essential reading for all student teachers of geography who aspire to become effective, reflective teachers.



Introduction to the Second Edition
Chapter 1: Role, Purpose and Philosophy: so why teach geography?
Chapter 2: Pupil Learning: planning for whole classes
Chapter 3: Pupil Learning in Geography: Supporting Pupils with Special Educational Needs
Chapter 4: Teaching Geography
Chapter 5: Planning for Teaching and Learning in Geography Classrooms
Chapter 6: Developing and Using Resources for Teaching and Learning in Geography
Chapter 7: Fieldwork and Outdoor Learning
Chapter 8: Teaching and Learning Geography Using ICT
Chapter 9: Geography and Education for the Future
Chapter 10: Valuing Pupils' Learning and Achievements
Chapter 11: Professional Development: the bridge to a career

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