What does it mean to be good at Geography? (Skills (Discussion leading to…
What does it mean to be good at Geography?
Key curriculum question - What does it mean to be good at Geography?
Debate here can establish the curriculum (important knowledge, levels of understanding, skills acquired), desired outcomes, the evidence needed of achievement/progress and teaching.
When creating a new unit: consider - what does it mean to be good at Geography + surface and deep learning to determine overall success criteria.
Determine key learning intentions and success criteria that could be applied to any unit centred around an issue.
What evidence could we use do determine where students are in relation to end point?
(opinion-forming) Global citizens - that think:
Communities and generations
Frugality - enough
Need vs greed
Intergenerational, long-term thinking
Ability to examine any issue
Discussion leading to opinion/evaluation
Written and verbal communication
Data collection, statistical analysis, data interpretation
Management evaluation and proposal
Identifying patterns and trends
Explaining patterns and trends
Questioning - inquiry
Analytical - systems-thinking; interconnections
A process of 'doing Geography'
Economic and human development
Environments - 4 S's; systems thinking and spheres
Globalisation - global interactions
Flows of: ideas, capital, goods, services, labour