Thursday, November 19, 2015

The AGTA Roadshow in NSW and ACT

Dropbox links to the PowerPoints for the AGTA Roadshows in Canberra, Newcastle and Sydney from 26-28 November 2015

* Links to look at related to geography in Australia
Spatialworlds blog
GeogSpace website
ACARA website
ACARA Australian Curriculum portal 
Australian Geography Teachers' Association website
 GeogSplace (a teaching blog for Year 12 geography)
Spatialworlds website

* GeogSpace: the resource from AGTA and Education Services Australia (ESA) to support the Australian Curriculum: Geography

* Spatialworlds blogspot: 350 postings on everything you wanted to know about geography but to afraid to ask!

*The fantastic resource with thousands of Internet sites related to geography in schools
* Geographical thinking
* Spatial literacy
* Spatial Education and technology
* Just real interesting
* GTAV Australian Curriculum on each year level

 Mick Law's Spatial Educators Tool Kit resource

BBC physical geography site

CK site for physical geography.

GIS Zone: A great site to start using spatial technology.

Map Zone: An excellent basic mapping site

Achievement Standards Chart and activities for Geography from DECD 
Assessment activities at:

ACARA Introduction on Australian Curriculum: Geography    

* DECD Australian Curriculum: Geography resources worth a look! 

DECD in South Australia has recently launched their "Making the Australian Curriculum work for us' resource to support the teaching and learning of the Australian Curriculum: Geography. The DECD site has a range of geographical bits and pieces referenced in this blog posting. They are certainly worth a look! 

As you can see below the resource includes a creative animation, a Bringing it to Life (BitL tool) and broadsheets on the curriculum. 

The Story of the learning areas animation. An excellent animation on 'What is Geography for'

The geography curriculum, year by year, all on one page in the Learning Area Explorer.

Bringing it to life resource (BitL) geography

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