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50 Years of ERIC
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ERIC Number: ED420575
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
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The Importance of Geography in the School Curriculum.
National Council for Geographic Education.
This pamphlet explains the importance of geography in the curriculum of primary, middle, and secondary schools. The pamphlet is intended for education decision-makers and advocates the importance of supporting geography education. The article explains what geography is, relates how U.S. students compare to students in other nations in geographic knowledge, presents reasons why geography is important in helping students understand their world, and suggests ways to improve geography teaching. (EH)
National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
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