ERIC Number: EJ652610
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Real-World Knowledge through Real-World Maps: A Developmental Guide for Navigating the Educational Terrain.
Liben, Lynn S.; Kastens, Kim A.; Stevenson, Lisa M.
Developmental Review, v22 n2 p267-322 Jun 2002
Discusses how educating children to use maps for navigation may enhance wayfinding skills as well as general representation and spatial skills. Documents need for innovative educational curricula to meet challenges of teaching map navigation. Describes development and evaluation of "Where Are We?" curriculum to simulate real-world map-navigation experience. Proposes necessary components evaluating developmentally-motivated curriculum for teaching real-world knowledge. (Author/KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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