We carefully select high quality clips that support mainstream and popular topics in geography. We contextualise these and provide guidance and suggestions for their classroom use.
Over time, this resource will grow. In one place, GA members will have reliable access to a steadily expanding library of high quality video. The collection is curated by the GA and facilitated by Pumpkin Interactive.
Alan Mawer has taught geography and held head of department posts in a number of schools in the UK as well as one spell in Mozambique. He is a advocate of thinking skills strategies which he has adapted for use in a range of courses. He currently teaches in a college that has an emphasis on students with EFL.
Bob Digby: Bob taught for 35 years, 24 of these in three secondary schools, and 11 as a PGCE geography tutor at Sheffield, Manchester and Brunel Universities. He now works as a consultant, writing textbooks for the 14-18 age range, examining, leading fieldwork, and writing learning materials for Pumpkin's programmes since 2007.
Charles Rawding, Geography PGCE Course Leader, Edge Hill University. I am chair of the Teacher Education Special Interest Group of the GA. My main interests are in curriculum innovation and I have written a number of books and articles on these themes.
Steve Wilson, G.A. Consultant and previous member of G.A. Education Committee. Taught at secondary schools in Hertfordshire and Essex for 32 years. Particular interest in Enquiry Geography, Field Studies and all aspects of Applied Physical Geography.
Angus Willson is a geographer, educator, and consultant based in Ashford, Kent. Working with government departments, companies and voluntary-sector organisations, he has a keen focus on professional engagement for curriculum-making and leadership. Specialisms include project specification, interim management and evaluation; Continuing Professional Development (CPD); Personal Learning Networks (PLN). http://www.pannage.com
Peter Fox, Past President and Trustee of the GA, geography teacher and chair of the Information Technology Special Interest Group of the GA. I have a special interest in the use of Multi-media in learning and teaching.
Rob Morris, Geography Teacher, Shrewsbury School: I have taught in both the independent and state sectors for over 30 years including schools and colleges in Surrey, Hertfordshire, Manchester, Merseyside and Shropshire. I teach the Edexcel International GCSE and the Edexcel A level, running a Ning for Edexcel for the former and I have been an examiner for Edexcel since 1986. I have also written various things for Nelson Thornes, Philip Allan and CGP. I am a member of the GA Independent Schools Special Interest Group and Chair of the Shropshire Branch of the GA. I am also a Chartered Geographer and a GA Consultant. I am keen practitioner in the use of new technologies in the Geography classroom being especially keen on the medium of video as a teaching tool.
Steve Thomas: I was a secondary school HOD for 21 years and also have experience as a LEA Teacher Adviser and Assistant Headteacher. I have delivered INSET for a company called Creative Education and am presently working part time as a museum educator at the Museum of Cannock Chase, whose access to Hednesford Hills SSSI gives me a particular interest in fieldwork at KS1 & 2. I am on the committee of the North Staffs GA.
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