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Kelly, James L. – Journal of Geography, 1994
Asserts that geography teachers teach how to derive information about history and culture from maps, photographs, and observations of real landscapes. Reviews four books: (1) "From Sea Charts to Satellite Images;" (2) "Historic Illinois From the Air;" (3) "Cultural Geography on Topographic Maps;" and (4) "US 40." Includes suggested student…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Educational Strategies, Geography, Geography Instruction
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Journal of Geography, 1993
Presents an annotated list of nine selected resource materials from the ERIC Information System database that were designed by classroom teachers. Maintains that these provide effective alternatives to textbooks and other commercially produced materials. (CFR)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Material Evaluation, Instructional Materials, Reading Materials
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Svingen, Bonnie E. – Journal of Geography, 1994
Asserts that teachers have the technological tools to help students become involved in their own learning. Maintains that geographic instruction can be improved by using one computer or an entire bank of computers in the classroom. Describes and recommends computer software programs and online information services. (CFR)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning