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ERIC Number: EJ872092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 32
ISSN: ISSN-0037-7996
Using Children's Literature to Promote Critical Geographic Awareness in Elementary Classrooms
Lintner, Timothy
Social Studies, v101 n1 p17-21 Jan-Feb 2010
The cornerstone of sound social studies pedagogy is the ability of teachers to use materials that spur students to think critically, reflect honestly, and to participate purposefully and passionately. This article illustrates how elementary teachers can use select children's literature that prompts students to think critically about their geographic surroundings and encourages student-centered reflection and action.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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