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ERIC Number: ED387400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 71
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9627379-4-1
Beyond Seeing and Hearing: Teaching Geography to Sensory Impaired Children. An Integrated Based Curriculum. Pathways in Geography Series, Title No. 2.
Andrews, Sona Karentz; And Others
This monograph examines issues and problems involved in teaching geography concepts to visually and hearing impaired elementary school children. Some solutions are offered by providing a teaching unit for classroom use. The unit is designed to integrate and build upon the experiences and knowledge of all students in the class. The volume includes: (1) Preface; (2) Introduction; (3) Chapter 1--"The Sensory Impaired Child and Curriculum Issues"; (4) Chapter 2--"Children with Hearing Losses: Are They Really That Different?"; (5) Chapter 3--"Visually Impaired Children: Abilities and Needs"; (6) Chapter 4--"Developing a Unit of Instruction: The Process and a Model"; and (7) "Bibliography." Appendixes include: Social Studies; Week by Week Plan; Week Plan; The Week in Detail; The Lesson Plan; and a 26-item Unit Bibliography covering children's books, Great Lakes: resource books, Wisconsin-Indians, games, and children's books: resource books. Contains 135 references. (EH)
National Council for Geographic Education, 16-A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A