ERIC Number: EJ603992
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Seeing One's Place with New Eyes: The Role of Map-Making in Place-Based Education.
Birtzer, Carol E.
Active Learner: A Foxfire Journal for Teachers, v5 n1 p12-15 Win 2000
Map making is an exercise in spatial relationships, perspective, and direction, and also can increase students' knowledge of their community and sense of place. In a Roger Tory Peterson Institute program, children map the environment around their school and simultaneously learn science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies. Describes developmentally appropriate approaches to introducing primary students to map making. (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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