2022 GTAQ Annual Conference
Saturday 30 July at All Saints Anglican School, Gold Coast
Join GTAQ at our 2022 Annual Conference as we explore the future directions of geographical education.
Keynote Speaker - Lucinda Hartley, Co-Founder of Neighbourlytics and Urbanist, who works with big data to deliver well-being insights that inform evidence-based urban development decisions.
- Supporting Differentiated Learning in the 7-9 Geography Classroom presented by Bradley Hacker, Education Perfect
- Exploring the immersive potential of ArcGIS Storymaps presented by Jennah Williams, ESRI
- High impact teaching strategies to improve students’ data analysis and analytical writing skills presented by Madeline Wust and Terri Soteriou, Mansfield State High School
- Developing Good Quality Questions for IA1 presented by Julie Davis, QCAA
- Year 7 Livability and Planning presented by Mellini Sloan, QUT
- Developing Quality Assessment Tasks in Unit 1 and 2 Geography presented by Shane Albertson, GTAQ President
- Geospatial Toolkits for the Australian Curriculum: Geography (7-10) and Senior Geography (Unit 1) presented by Mick Law, Contour Education
- Virtual Field Trips presented by Mick Law, Contour Education
- Geospatial technologies in your senior Geography classroom practice presented by Brett Dascombe, Wavell State High School
- Creating Global Citizens in the Classroom presented by Holly Bond, Solar Buddy
- Planning Geography excursions for Junior and Middle Years Geography classes presented by Chris Audley, Second Nature.
Optional Extras for FRIDAY 29 July (select at registration if interested)
Using ArcGIS in the Senior Geography Classroom Masterclass presented by Brett Dascombe (Wavell State High School) and Jennah Williams (ESRI).
- This masterclass will focus on skills needed to support your students in using ArcGIS in IA1, IA2 and IA3.
- This event is limited to 25 participants.
- Location: All Saints Anglican School, Gold Coast
- Cost: $80 and will include coffee on arrival, morning tea and lunch.
Fieldwork - Coasts and Landcover Transformations presented by Second Nature
- Due to their dynamic nature, coastal environments provide exciting opportunities for data collection. This field trip will focus on collecting a wide variety of data relevant to apply to a land management or water management challenge. Although the field trip is focussed on specific sites for Land Cover Transformations unit, the locations we use on this excursion can successfully be used for data collection for a variety of other units. The field trip is also applicable for teachers interested in a field trip studying a coastal environment, Landforms and Landscapes or Environmental Change and Management Units.
- Time: 8:30am - 2:30pm
- Cost: $35 per person (including morning tea, lunch and bus transport). The field trip will also include all equipment as well as a unit specific example of a field trip booklet.