ERIC Number: EJ544886
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Developmentally Appropriate Map Skills Instruction.
Maxim, George W.
Childhood Education, v73 n4 p206-11 Sum 1997
Describes a kindergarten/first-grade and a second-grade program for teaching map reading skills. Suggests that map- reading instruction is required to improve children's geography knowledge. Provides ideas on how to observe the environment, use photos, encourage block play, use books, share maps, construct a model of the classroom, read cardinal direction, and design a flat map. (AA)
Descriptors: Cartography, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Processes, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Experiential Learning, Geographic Concepts, Geography, Geography Instruction, Grade 1, Grade 2, Kindergarten, Learning Activities, Map Skills, Maps, Primary Education, Spatial Ability
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A