ERIC Number: ED387400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
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)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, Hearing Impairments, Integrated Activities, Integrated Curriculum, Locational Skills (Social Studies), Maps, Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
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
Authoring Institution: National Council for Geographic Education.