Geography Outside: Fieldwork for Geographical Inquiry
Geography Outside will provide K-6 classroom teachers with a range of practical ideas, tools and methods for undertaking geography fieldwork in the school grounds, the local area and places further afield.
The course will build teachers’ confidence in embedding outdoor fieldwork experiences into geography teaching.
Through participation in fieldwork activities, the course will demonstrate how fieldwork is a core component of the acquiring step of the geographical inquiry process in collecting data for representing, analysing and interpreting data back in the classroom.
The course will also demonstrate a series of scaffolded fieldwork data processing activities that encourage students to think deeply, critically and creatively in formulating evidence-based conclusions and sustainable actions.
Throughout the course, emphasis will be placed on the geographical concepts and steps of the geographical inquiry process will be explicitly modelled.
Successful completion of this course requires participation in the workshop and follow up activities.
This course will contribute 10 hours towards NESA registered professional development addressing the following Professional Teaching Standards 1.2.2, 2.2.2, 3.2.2, 3.4.2, 6.2.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers. These hours contribute towards maintaining proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
DOE Cost: $195 inc GST
Non DOE: $295 inc GST
Includes morning tea, lunch
Time: 8.30am to 3.30pm
Please note: We can create additional days to cater for whole school Professional Learning events.
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