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By Graham Butt

A reference advisor to geography schooling. Entries, prepared alphabetically, hide: executive laws and reviews; recognized geography educators; assets; study findings; activities, developments, debates and concerns; corporations; and key innovations.

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London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. Piaget, J. and Inhelder, B. ( 1969) The Psycholog/ of the Child. New York: Basic Books. cognitive domain. The area of learning involved with the intellectual acquisition of information, concepts and principles. It is possible to create taxonomies of cognitive objectives linked to the cognitive domain, as Bloom (1956) successfully attempted, which relate to a hierarchy of thinking skills: • knowledge • comprehension • application • analysis • synthesis • evaluation Here each 'level' subsumes the next, with higher levels only being achievable once the lower ones are acquired.

The aim was for teachers to be able to match their educational programmes to the particular needs of the children they were to teach, to demonstrate measurable progress. 20 THE CONTINUUM GUIDE TO GEOGRAPHY EDUCATION bibliography Baseline assessments are possible in any subject, although in geography there are currently no plans for wholesale national assessments of this type to take place. BECTa. See British Educational Communications and Technology agency. Ed. See Bachelor of Education. behavioural environment.

Although Circulars 10/97 and 4/98 do not state specific criteria for ITT in geography, some training institutions have reworked them to make explicit a geographical component. In addition the Teacher Training Agency (TTA) has subsequently published guidance to enhance the subject-based training related to Circular 4/98, for example Using Information and Communications Technology to Meet Teaching Objectives in Geography Initial Teacher Training, published in 1999. DEE ( 1998) Circular 4/98. Teaching: High Status, High Standards.

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