This `Geography Goes Global’ WordPress website has been created to share teaching resources developed by the six teachers who were part of Year 2 of our project.
The major funder for this three year project has been provided by DfID with additional support and funding from The Geographical Association and South Yorkshire Development Education Centre (DECSY).
At the Global Geography Network Teacher Meet, held at DECSY on Tuesday 12th December 2013, Ann Hamblen describes a simple, yet immensely powerful, activity to take children on journeys to new places.
At the Global Geography Network Teacher Meet, held at DECSY on Tuesday 12th December 2013, John Waller of Dobcroft School Sheffield gave a 10 minute talk about his classroom…
Are you looking to include Geography with a Global Dimension in the learning going on in your primary classroom?
Then come along to DECSY for an hour to hear teachers like you share things they have done in their classrooms that have inspired and excited children to think globally.Tuesday 3rd December 2013 4.15pm – 5.15pm (refreshments from 3.45pm)
At: DECSY, Leadmill Road, Sheffield S1 4SE
DECSY Members FREE, others: £10
To book contact Helen: helenATdecsy.org.uk (substitue AT for @)
4 windows to assess planning
Please click on the link above to see/download a copy of John Waller’s very useful windows tool – use it to assess your planning for the global dimension.
I really enjoyed meeting everyone at DECSY yesterday afternoon – thank you!
These flowers gave us inspiration to learn more about the world and our place in it.
Here are the materials I used in my session about being aware of opportunities (in a school culture which fosters this awareness for all – children, teachers and all school staff, parents and the wider school community) to encourage global thinking around curriculum learning. In my experience, my awareness has enabled me to pick up on chances I couldn’t have planned specifically in advance for – which doesn’t mean that we don’t anticipate where chances may occur.
Y1 and Dorothy’s Flowers
Blank Questions Ppt Slide
At the last session of the Geography and Global Dimension twilight session some teachers of younger children expressed concerns that we hadn’t focused enough on early years. Here are some suggestions for where you might look:
Using Picture Books to develop geography & Global Citizenship
Starting from a picture book – What if? (ESD)
Start Local Think Global scroll down the page until you come to `If you’re not from the …’ and `When I went to the …’
Geography and Food
Journey’s Place and Landscape (Foundation Stage)
Africa: Your School, My School (Year 1)