Mastering Primary Geography introduces the primary geography curriculum and helps trainees and teachers learn how to plan and teach inspiring lessons that make learning geography irresistible.
Topics covered include:
- Current developments in geography
- Geography as an irresistible activity
- Geography as a practical activity
- Skills to develop in geography
- Promoting curiosity
- Assessing children in geography
- Practical issues
This guide includes examples of children's work, case studies, readings to reflect upon and reflective questions that all help to show students and teachers what is considered to be best and most innovative practice, and how they can use that knowledge in their own teaching to the greatest effect. The book draws on the experience of two leading professionals in primary geography, Anthony Barlow and Sarah Whitehouse, to provide the essential guide to teaching geography for all trainee and qualified primary teachers.