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Schubert, Jan Christoph – Review of International Geographical Education, 2021
Experiments are an important way of working in the geography classroom. They promote and require numerous geographic skills. At the same time, experiments are only used comparatively rarely in geography lessons in Germany. In order to increase the frequency of experiments in the classroom and to better exploit their potential, GeoBoxes have been…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Skill Development, Grade 5, Grade 6
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Pala, Senol Mail – Review of International Geographical Education, 2021
Perception of change and continuity and perception of time and chronology are among the skills expected to be acquired by students through the Social Studies course curriculum (SSCEC). These skills are included in the SSCEC, which was updated in both 2005 and 2018. It is aimed to attainment, develop and transfer these skills to students by making…
Descriptors: Time, Concept Teaching, Social Studies, Curriculum
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Woolhouse, Julian – Geographical Education, 2016
This paper investigates the teaching of fieldwork skills over the course of a student's geography education from Years 7 to 10. Relevant research is considered, and findings and discussion are drawn from a case study of the fieldwork program at an independent school in Melbourne. The rationale for this study is that a geography teacher will be…
Descriptors: Geography, Case Studies, Grade 6, Grade 7
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Cîineanu, Mariana-Doina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2019
This paper analyses the tasks allotted to students, featuring two thematic units in the 6th grade Geography textbook published in 2018 by the Didactic and Pedagogic Publishing House Ltd., Bucharest and used in the schools in Romania during the 2018-2019 school year. After a brief analysis of the textbook and its lesson structure, we studied the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Foreign Countries, Units of Study, Grade 6
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Ablak, Selman; Yesiltas, Erkan – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2020
Humans have been living in an environment since its existence. Human approaches and attitudes towards the environment in which they live have changed over time. It is hoped the negative attitudes of humans towards nature, the environment and environmental problems will change in a positive way, due to increasing levels of awareness occurring…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Environmental Education, Concept Formation, Conservation (Environment)
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Aktin, Kibar – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2020
The Social Studies course covers many opportunities for students to actively learn-by-doing and learn-by-living outside of the school and classroom environments. In this context, the present study aims to identify how the Social Studies Curriculum in Turkey (Ministry of National Education [MoNE], 2018) supports learning in environments outside of…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, Textbook Content, Textbook Publication, Social Studies
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Ilhan, Ali; Gülersoy, Ali Ekber – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2019
The practice and activity examples are quite limited regarding how the learning-teaching processes, which are offered by the teaching program of geography lesson prepared in 2005, updated in 2011 and amended comprehensively in 2017, can be achieved. There is not any teachers' guide analyzing the teaching program's approach and how it should be…
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Learning Strategies, Geography Instruction, Lesson Plans
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Akkaya Yilmaz, Mavi; Karakus, Ufuk – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The objective of this research is to examine the effectiveness of teaching the 6th grade (12-13 years old) social studies lessons' unit "Our Country's Resources" by place based teaching method on student achievement. This research was conducted in 2013-2014 academic year for six weeks in a public secondary school in Milas. In this…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Social Studies, Place Based Education, Program Effectiveness
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Inel, Yusuf – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The goal of this research is to reveal out the effect of the activities prepared based on the 4MAT teaching method on the academic achievement of the students, with respect to the unit, "The Journey of Democracy", included in social studies curriculum for 6th-graders. In accordance with this goal, the research was conducted using the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Social Studies
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Inec, Zekeriya Fatih; Akpinar, Erdal – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2018
The aim of this research is to produce a teaching material (Bilge Seyyah), which can be used in social studies course, and determine its effect on learning. Bilge Seyyah is a geo-media application, which is created with ADDIE instructional design model. The Bilge Seyyah was developed with new technologies such as the latest software languages and…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Grade 6, Web Based Instruction, Instructional Materials
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Likouri, Anna-Aikaterini; Klonari, Aikaterini; Flouris, George – Review of International Geographical Education Online, 2017
The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between pupils' spatial perception and abilities and their performance in geography. The sample was 600 6th-grade pupils from various areas of Greece selected by the cluster sampling method. The study results showed that: a) the vast majority of pupils showed low spatial ability; b) there…
Descriptors: Correlation, Spatial Ability, Academic Achievement, Geography
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Ciineanu, Mariana-Doina – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2016
The introduction conveys some data on the system of education in India, about the place Geography occupies within the curriculum, and on geography teachers' training. In the first section of the paper, several features of the coursebooks in India are underlined: authors, editing, prices, and designing. Furthermore, an array of coursebooks for 4th,…
Descriptors: Geography, Foreign Countries, Geography Instruction, Grade 4
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Hobai, Roxana – Romanian Review of Geographical Education, 2015
Including in a novel information about relief, climate, vegetation, fauna and various aspects of socio-economic life can make literature a real source of geographical information. Using realistic literary works in Geography lessons has multiple benefits, which are not limited only to geographical knowledge. In this paper there are some fragments…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Teaching Methods, Literature, Novels
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Pozo-Muñoz, Mª Paz; Martín-Gámez, Carolina; Velasco-Martínez, Leticia C. – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2023
Water care and aquatic ecosystems play a fundamental role in the health and sustainable development of our society. From this perspective, education and water culture are key elements for increasing environmental awareness of the socio-environmental problems and risks associated with the sustainable use and management of water resources. The aim…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Water, Elementary School Students, Sustainability
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Mejía Ávila, Doris; Sánchez Agámez, Carlos; Soto Barrera, Viviana Cecilia – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2021
A pilot test for the design and construction of digital lessons for integrated social science teaching is presented in this study. Combing conventional texts, applications made with Google Earth, and images from the web, three lessons for the sixth grade were created: (1) Evolution of Man, (2) Physical Geography of the Earth, and (3) Pre-Columbian…
Descriptors: Material Development, Multimedia Materials, Social Sciences, Interdisciplinary Approach
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