Developing literacy in geography


How long is the training

Two 90 minute, online CPD sessions

Session one: Wednesday 10 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

Session two: Wednesday 24 November 2021 14.30 – 16.00

What will I learn

Across the two sessions we will:

  • Use evidence from research and theory to investigate effective literacy strategies for teaching and learning geography
  • Demonstrate active reading strategies to engage with a variety of geographical texts
  • Develop knowledge and strategies for teaching geographical vocabulary and morphology
  • Understand how to develop informal talk into formal writing
  • Use a process to model how reading can improve extended writing in geography

The course is suitable for:

Geography teachers and leaders, whole-school literacy coordinators