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Research School Network: Evidence Informed Approaches to Improving Teaching in Geography Explore how evidence informed practice can improve teaching in geography

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Evidence Informed Approaches to Improving Teaching in Geography

Explore how evidence informed practice can improve teaching in geography

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£ 95 - per delegate

Free - Up to 2 free subsequent delegates from the same school as a paying delegate

* Limit 1 per person

Dates

20 October, 2021
15:30 - 17:30

4 February, 2022
15:30 - 17:30

5 April, 2022
15:30 - 17:30

Who is it aimed at?

Geography teachers or leaders

What will be covered?

  • An introduction to the underpinning research that allows Geography teachers to make evidence-informed decisions.
  • Applying the principles of this research to geography curriculums, teaching and assessment.
  • Case studies and practical examples that teachers can apply to every-day practice.

What will you know/​be able to do by the end of the programme?

  • How the following areas of research can be applied to geography teaching
    • Cognitive science
    • Formative assessment
    • Metacognition
    • Feedback
    • Disciplinary literacy
  • Apply a structure for teaching geography linked to the six principles of challenge, explanation, modelling, practice, questioning and feedback.

What will be the potential impact on teachers and pupils as a result of this training?

  • Teachers will develop and evidence-informed approach.
  • Curriculum design will allow for greater retention for knowledge.
  • Pupils will have a greater opportunity for success in terminal exams.
BCR

Ben Crockett

Research Associate

Ben, is an Associate Senior Leader and Research School Associate at Durrington High, having joined the school in 2013. Ben has previously been Head of Geography and now line manages the Social and Moral Education and Geography Departments. As part of his wider school role Ben is responsible for ensuring the quality and consistency of homework across the school. Alongside his teaching role Ben has completed a part time Masters in Education from the University of Brighton focusing on metacognitive instruction.

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