ERIC Number: ED412157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Teaching Geography in the Disciplines. Fastback No. 400.
Binko, James B.; Neubert, Gloria A.
This booklet provides an overview of interdisciplinary geography and supplies practical examples of how geography can be linked to other subjects. Because geography is included in new state high school graduation requirements, the subject is making a renaissance in the classroom. Teachers are finding new and exciting ways to integrate geography into existing courses of study, and are revising curricula to incorporate geographic perspectives into other disciplines. The fastback is divided into five sections: (1) "Geography's Renaissance"; (2) "Components of Geographic Understanding"; (3) "Frameworks for Teaching Geography"; (4) "Geography in History and Social Studies"; and (5) "Geography in Other Disciplines." Samples of geographic integration are provided for the subjects of art, English and language arts, foreign language, health, history, mathematics, music, physical education, social studies, and science. Contains 65 references. (EH)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Fundamental Concepts, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, Human Geography, Interdisciplinary Approach, Physical Geography, Social Studies, World Geography
Phi Delta Kappa, 408 North Union, P.O. Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402-0789; phone: 812-339-1156.
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.