Oxford Insight Geography AC for NSW Stage 5 Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Drew Collins, Richard Crighton, Kerry McEwan, Mark Easton

Oxford Insight Geography AC for NSW Stage 5 Teacher obook assess

Teacher digital licence: For life of edition

Drew Collins, Richard Crighton, Kerry McEwan, Mark Easton

ISBN:

9780190305093

Binding:

obook code (digital)

Published:

30 Jan 2017

Availability:

Available

Series:

$299.00 AUD

$343.99 NZD

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Description

Practical and targeted teacher support is provided in digital format via Teacher obook assess.

obook provides teachers with access to the Student book together with added extras.

assess offers the ability to assign interactive quizzes and tests, gather results and monitor student performance.

Teacher obook assess now also offers Dashboard view – an online lesson control centre, allowing teachers to instantly preview, access and assign resources like videos, interactives, worksheets and tests to students.

  • Each Stage book includes 120 skills worksheets at no extra cost

The Oxford Insight Geography Teacher obook assess empowers teachers to:

  • Manage student differentiation
  • Set up classes
  • Assign work and worksheets
  • Construct and set customised tests
  • Set assignments
  • Monitor progress and results
  • Access teaching programs, teacher resources, scope and sequence charts, course planner, worksheets, videos and answers

Be supported, planned and resourced from day 1, term 1.

Contents

THE GEOGRAPHER'S TOOLKIT
GT.1 Geographical concepts
GT.2 Geographical inquiry skills
GT.3 Geographical tools  

UNIT 1: SUSTAINABLE BIOMES
1: Investigating Biomes
1.1 What are the main characteristics that differentiate the world’s biomes?
1.2  How do people use and alter biomes for food production?
2:  Food security: Feeding a hungry world  
2.1  Can the world’s biomes sustainably feed the world’s population?
2.2  What are the environmental challenges to food production?
2.3 What strategies can be used to increase global food security?

UNIT 2: CHANGING PLACES
3: Urbanisation: Life in different cities
3.1 Why has the world become more urbanised?
3.2 How does urbanisation change environments and places?
3.3 What strategies are used to manage environmental change in urban places to enhance sustainability?
4: Migration: People on the move    
4.1  How does migration impact on the concentration of people into urban places?
4.2 How does international migration impact on the concentration of people into urban places?

UNIT 3: ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND MANAGEMENT
5: Environments  
5.1 How do environments function?
6:  Changing and managing the environment
6.1  How do people’s worldviews affect their attitudes to and use of environments?
6.2  What are the causes and consequences of change in environments and how can this change be managed?  
7:  Investigative study: Coastal change and management  
7.1  Why is an understanding of environmental processes and interconnections essential for sustainable management of coastal environments?
7.2  What are the causes and consequences of environmental change?
7.3  How can coastal changes be managed?

UNIT 4: HUMAN WELLBEING
8:  Geographies of human wellbeing
8.1  What makes human wellbeing a geographical issue?
8.2  How can the spatial variations in human wellbeing and development be measured and explained?
9:  Improving inequalities in wellbeing  
9.1  What are the economic, social and environmental impacts of variations in development and wellbeing?
9.2  How do governments, groups and individuals respond to inequalities in development and human wellbeing for a sustainable future?

Authors

Drew Collins is Head of Geography at The King’s School and has over 14 years' geography teaching experience in NSW and the United Kingdom.

Richard Crighton is Head of Geography at Knox Grammar School and has over 20 years' geography teaching experience. He is currently completing his Masters Degree in Education Leadership.

Kerry McEwan is Head Teacher HSIE at Barrenjoey High School and has over 25 years' geography teaching experience. Kerry has a Masters Degree in Education and is a GTANSW council member.

Mark Easton has taught Geography, History and English for over 20 years and during the last 15 years has been a contributing author to many geography, humanities and atlas titles. In 2010 he joined Oxford as a geography consultant to work on a range of titles and to support the use of these resources in the classroom. Mark is also the Head of the Humanities Department at St Margaret's School.