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ERIC Number: EJ820074
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 28
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1341
"Dora the Explorer": Preschool Geographic Educator
Carter, James R.
Journal of Geography, v107 n3 p77-86 May 2008
"Dora the Explorer" is a twenty-three-minute television program for preschoolers viewed by millions every day in many countries. These programs are also marketed as videotapes and DVDs. This seven-year-old Latina, bilingual cartoon character teaches many things by interacting with the young viewers. On every program Dora and friends have to go someplace to solve a problem. Map is a cartoon character who helps viewers read the map and tells Dora where to go next. Some episodes are particularly geographic. Geographers need to evaluate the contributions of "Dora the Explorer" to geographic education for preschool children, a little-studied subject. (Contains 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Kindergarten
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A