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ERIC Number: EJ624220
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Why Geography Matters.
McDougall, Walter A.
American Educator, v25 n1 p10-15 Spr 2001
It is important to learn geography, yet most Americans leave school functionally illiterate in geography. Geography is fundamental to student maturation, the process of true education, and it is a springboard to every other science and humanities subject. Knowledge of maps and geographical information is crucial to the examination of economic, cultural, and international issues. Presents suggestions for reintroducing geography into the curriculum. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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