Teaching Geography Creatively

Teaching Geography Creatively

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Teaching Geography Creatively was Winner of the Geographical Association Gold Award 2014 and Winner of the Geographical Association Silver Award 2017.
This fully updated second edition of Teaching Geography Creatively is a stimulating source of guidance for busy trainee and experienced teachers. Packed full of practical approaches for bringing the teaching of geography to life, it offers a range of innovative ideas for exploring physical geography, human geography and environmental issues. Underpinned by the very latest research and theory, expert authors from schools and universities explore the inter-relationship between creativity and learning, and consider how creativity can enhance pupils' motivation, self-image and well-being. Two brand new chapters focus on creative approaches to learning about the physical world, as well as the value of alternative learning settings.
Further imaginative ideas include:
games and starter activities as entry points for creative learning how to keep geography messythe outdoors and learning beyond the classroomhow to teach geography using your local areathe links between geography and other areas of the curriculumlooking at geography, creativity and the futurefun and games in geographyengaging with the world through picture-booksteaching about sustainability.

With contemporary, cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Geography Creatively is an essential read for all trainee and practicing teachers, offering a variety of practical strategies to create a fun and stimulating learning environment. In the process it offers a pedagogy that respects the integrity of children as joyful and imaginative learners and which offers a vision of how geography can contribute to constructing a better and more equitable world.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 171 x 248 x 19.05mm | 530g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • The plate section should be placed between page 84 and 85; 4 Line drawings, black and white; 92 Halftones, black and white
  • 1138952125
  • 9781138952126
  • 601,108

About Stephen Scoffham

Stephen Scoffham is a visiting reader in sustainability and education at Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. A leading member of the Geographical Association, he is the author of many books for teachers and children on primary geography, and a school atlas consultant.
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Table of contents

Geography and creativity: making connections STEPHEN SCOFFHAM

Fun and games in geography TERRY WHYTE

Engaging with the world through picture-books ANNE M. DOLAN

Playful approaches to learning out of doors SHARON WITT

Mental maps: Learning about places around the world SIMON CATLING

Represent places in maps and art MARGARET MACKINTOSH
Landscapes and sweet geography NIKI WHITBURN

Creative approaches to learning about the physical world SUSAN PIKEã
Geography and history in the local area ANTHONY BARLOW

Geography and mathematics: a creative approach JANE WHITTLE

Geography and the creative arts JULIA TANNER

Geography and music; a creative journey ARTHUR KELLY

Geography and sustainability education PAULA OWENS

Keeping geography messy STEPHEN PICKERING

Inside, outside and beyond the classroom STEPHEN SCOFFHAM

Geography, creativity and the future STEPHEN SCOFFHAM AND JONATHAN BARNES
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