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Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc.
Level 1/28 Fortescue St, Spring Hill QLD 4000

Beginning and New to Geography Teachers PD (Brisbane South)

  • 12 Jul 2023
  • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Shailer Park State High School


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • MUST be registered using a student university email address

Registration is closed

Join GTAQ in our twilight professional learning session supporting those teachers who are beginning or new to teaching Geography in the classroom.

Our session will cover

  • Why does it matter for students to learn geography?
  • Geographical Concepts
  • Geographical Skills
  • Geographic Inquiry Skills
  • Developing Geographical Questions
  • Fieldwork in Geography
  • Moving from V8.4 to V9.0 of the Australian Curriculum
  • Go to resources for new to Geography teachers

You may choose to add two amazing AGTA resources to your registration

Geography Skills Unlocked — Second edition

The very popular Geography Skills Unlocked has received its second revision. The revision includes an update of the statistics used throughout the book.

Key features:

  • Contents aligned to the inquiry and skills-based requirements of Australian Curriculum: Geography
  • An engaging, easy to navigate design
  • A student friendly approach with step-by-step explanations, descriptions and worked examples
  • A focus on emerging technologies used to gather, analyse and present geographical data
  • GeoSkills and GeoInquiry activities that scaffold student learning
  • A wealth of stimulus material including a diverse range of maps, graphs, aerial photographs, satellite images, diagrams and photographs
  • Examples drawn from each Australian state and territory with additional international material
  • Key terms explained in embedded glossary boxes


Geography Fieldwork Unlocked

Geography Fieldwork Unlocked features 34 inquiry-based fieldwork activities developed by a team of experienced Geography educators.

Key features:

  • Section 1 of the book introduces the reader to inquiry-based fieldwork. It provides guidance in developing fieldwork action plans, research methodologies, and data collection tools and approaches as well as guidance on the presentation and communication of fieldwork findings.
  • Section 2 features nine fieldwork activities for primary students (Years F/K–6). Each of these activities has been designed to develop students’ conceptual understanding and the skills associated with inquiry-based learning.
  • Section 3 showcases 25 fieldwork activities aligned to the topics studied by students in Years 7–10.
  • Each fieldwork activity is framed by one or more inquiry questions. They also feature: a statement of expected learning; a list of the equipment needed to successfully complete each fieldwork activity; a short introduction; background information that contextualises student learning; pre-fieldwork activities; and detailed step-by-step instructions on how to complete each fieldwork task.

BOTH for just $90 with your registration.

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