ERIC Number: EJ443688
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Three Instructional Approaches to "Carmen Sandiego" Software Series.
Robinson, Maureen; Schonborn, Annette T.
Social Education, v55 n6 p353-54 Oct 1991
Discusses instructional uses for the "Carmen Sandiego" software series to encourage interest in geography. Suggests "Carmen" be incorporated into the curriculum by teacher-directed grouping that adds teacher instruction into cooperative and competitive arenas, curriculum integration linking diverse specialties, and isolated lessons. Identifies uses in geography, art, problem solving, and vocabulary. (DK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Elementary Education, Geography, Geography Instruction, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Solving, Skill Development, Student Motivation, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary Development
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A