ERIC Number: ED467349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Mapping. Stuff That Works! A Technology Curriculum for the Elementary Grades.
Neujahr, James L.; Benenson, Gary
This book focuses on the understanding and development of graphical representations of physical spaces. Contents are divided into six chapters: (1) "Appetizers" includes activities that can be done individually to become familiar with the topic of mapping; (2) "Concepts" provides a basis for mapping and graphical representation development; (3) "Activities" features activities and classroom projects; (4) "Stories" presents teacher narratives on mapping and graphical representations; (5) "Resources" provides resources for the implementation of the activities; and (6) "About Standards" describes the standards addressed in math, science, technology, social studies, and English language arts. The appendix features "A Mapping Unit in Special Education." (Contains 35 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Cartography, Curriculum, Elementary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies, Special Education, Standards, Technology Education
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. City Coll.
Note: For other books in series, see SE 066 029-032. Foreword by George D. Nelson.