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ERIC Number: ED314333
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-1
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Peter Parley and His Way of Teaching Geography to Future Citizens.
Smith, Ben A.; Vining, James W.
Three quotes are presented as "Peter Parley's Message to Teachers." (1) "Students wish to participate in their own learning. Begin with the child's present location in time and space, then help the child make connections with the content which you are addressing." (2) "Students are interested in stories and pictures. Children's literature addresses those interests by exploring people, places, historic times, cultures, and social concerns with appealing stories and illustrations." (3) "Students like repetition. Important information needs to be repeated if it is to be remembered over a long period of time, perhaps varied methods of repetition." These quotes are followed by a 66-item annotated bibliography of sources for teaching geography. The items are divided as to geographic area, and an indication is given as to appropriate student level. The document concludes with a poem by Peter Parley. (JB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A