ERIC Number: ED418040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Spaces and Places: A Geography Manual for Teachers.
Kemball, Walter, Ed.
This manual is designed as a resource guide for preservice and classroom teachers with an interest in geographic education. The chapters cover a variety of topics including the most recent developments in geographic education. Each chapter offers suggestions and ideas that can be included in general geography/social studies methods courses or in-service seminars for practicing classroom teachers. Most chapters contain practical classroom examples to assist in the implementation of the concepts and are written for students of varying competencies, behaviors, and ethnic and cultural origins. The 13 chapters include: (1) "The Nature of Geography" (Salvatore J. Natoli); (2) "Geography for Life: World Class Standards for All Students" (James Marran); (3) "Setting Objectives for Lesson and Unit Planning" (Joseph Stoltman); (4) "Ideas and Teaching Strategies for the 1990's" (Cathy Riggs-Salter); (5) "Teaching Geography Skills" (R. S. Bednarz; S. W. Bednarz); (6) "So, You Want to Read a Landscape" (C. L. Salter); (7) "Using Maps in the Classroom" (Carol Gershmel); (8) "Teaching Geography with Technology" (Charlie Fitzpatrick); (9) "Authentic Assessment of Student Achievement" (Marianne Kenney); (10) "Teaching Geography in a Pluralistic Society" (Rickie Sanders); (11) "Resources for Geographic Education" (Joan P. Juliette); (12) "The Scope of Physical Geography" (Michal LeVasseur; R. S. Bednarz); and (13) "Putting Geography to Work: Leading Students Down Career Paths" (R. Denise Boehm; Richard G. Boehm). (EH)
Descriptors: Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, Higher Education, Maps, Preservice Teacher Education, Social Studies, Standards, Teacher Education
Geographic Education National Implementation Project (GENIP), National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Rand McNally and Company, Skokie, IL. Educational Publishing Div.
Authoring Institution: Geographic Education National Implementation Project, Washington, DC.