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Geography in the Early Years

By Joanna Birch, Joy Palmer

Routledge – 1994 – 208 pages

Purchasing Options:

  • Paperback:
    978-0-415-09830-4
    July 21st 1994
    Out-of-print

Description

Combining concise summaries of the latest research with transcripts of classroom conversation, case studies and suggestions for the development and implementation of sound geographical work in practice, Geography in the Early Years presents guidance on:

  • planning and organization
  • assessment and record-keepin
  • the formation of whole school policy
  • in-service professional development.

There is particular attention devoted to the relations between geography and environmental education and the practical examples throughout the book take account of teaching and learning across the whole spectrum of geography and 'environmental geography'. The final section provides a brief guide to resources available to the teacher, including story books and computer programmes.

Reviews

'Essentially a practical book, this deserves a place in every primary staffroom library' - Primary Geographer

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Description: By Joanna Birch, Joy Palmer. Combining concise summaries of the latest research with transcripts of classroom conversation, case studies and suggestions for the development and implementation of sound geographical work in practice, Geography in the Early Years presents guidance...
Categories: Curriculum Studies, Geography, Early Years