Issues in Geography Teaching examines a wide range of issues which are of interest to those teaching geography from the early years through to higher education, including:
Issues in Geography Teaching details the contexts, presents the facts and raises thought-provoking questions which should stimulate further interest and discussion.
'It should not…be viewed exclusively as a PGCE text, but rather essential reading of all professional educators who decide to think critically/evaluate and reflect upon classroom practice in order to improve the quality of learning for their pupils.' - David J. Turton, British Journal of Educational Studies
'It is a useful and stimulating addition to the literature on geography teaching. The issues covered are relevant to many teachers and…there is something of interest in every chapter. Its wide-ranging scope will enable readers to pick and choose as they wish.' - Paul Weeden, British Educational Research Journal
1. School Geography 5-16:Issues for debate Section I: Issues in Training Geography Teachers 2.The Re-emergence of Middle Years Initial Teacher Training 3.The Role of Research in the Initial Education of Geography Teachers 4. Developing the Educational Use of ICT: implications for the education of geography teachers Section II:Issues in the Geogrpahy Classroom 5.Does differentiation provide access to an entitlement curriculum for all pupils? 6.Issues in ICT and Geography 7.Writing Geography Textbooks 8. Textbook Pedagogy: issues on the use of textbooks in geography classrooms 9.The Resourceful Geography Teacher 10.The Importance of Big Concepts and Skills in Learning Geography 11.Learn to De-Brief Section III: Wider Issues in Teaching Geography 12.Aspects of Global Citizenship 13.Learning about Development: an 'entitlement' for all 14.Environmental Education: the key to a more sustainable future? 15.Europe Matters 16.The Place of Assessment in Geographical Education 17.Geography Education and the Vocational Debate 18.Geography in the Early Years 19.Towards the Question-Led Curriculum 5-14 20.Wider Issues for the Future