By Ashley Kent
This e-book presents a complete assessment of up to date notion and perform in educating geography. it truly is designed to help carrying on with specialist improvement and reflective perform in geography schooling by means of: encouraging a severe knowing of the literature and ideas; stimulating academics to proceed with own improvement; and offering professionally appropriate wisdom, knowing, abilities and values. Drawn from a variety of eminent geographers and skilled practitioners, the authors conceal: development in geography - altering viewpoints; the geography curriculum - improvement making plans and matters; examine and geography instructing - why and the way learn concerns. Thi
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