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Branson, Margaret S. – Journal of Geography, 1983
Secondary students analyze a map showing global aging trends. Selected materials on the aged and aging population with geographic content are listed. (RM)
Descriptors: Aging Education, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Learning Activities
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Schwartz, Richard H. – Journal of Geography, 1983
Geography teachers can use mathematics to teach fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students about critical global issues. Five sample problems concerning population, poverty, waste, the arms race, and hunger are presented. The global issue related to each problem is discussed, and the solution and mathematical skill are provided. (RM)
Descriptors: Disarmament, Geography Instruction, Global Approach, Hunger
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de Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Instructors at all levels can draw on a large number of geography software programs for use on microcomputers. This annotated listing describes some of these software programs. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education
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Beeley, Brian W. – Journal of Geography, 1978
Reviews articles and books which can be used as references and textbooks in high school and college courses dealing with Middle Eastern history and culture. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Literature Reviews
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Bednarz, Sarah W., Comp.; Ludwig, Gail S., Comp. – Journal of Geography, 1995
Presents the results of a survey of books that every preservice (and inservice) geography teacher should read as recommended by leading geographic educators. Maintains that the diversity of responses mirrors the eclectic nature of geographic educators and the richness of the field. Includes brief bibliographical reviews of five recommended books.…
Descriptors: Books, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography
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Solecki, William D.; Cutter, Susan L. – Journal of Geography, 1987
This paper presents a teaching module on the geographical aspects of war and peace for teachers who would like to incorporate these issues into their undergraduate courses but do not know where to begin, have limited preparatory time, or limited resources. Included is an extensive list of readings and audiovisual materials. (JDH)
Descriptors: Course Content, Course Descriptions, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Lewis, Lawrence T. – Journal of Geography, 1985
This annotated listing cites geography software programs for use on IBM personal computers. Included are programs that can be used at the elementary, secondary, and college levels. (RM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction
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De Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1985
Instructors at all levels can draw on the materials in this list to teach a course on the population-food question. The resources are listed under the following headings: selected references, professional literature, data, and films. (RM)
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Trends, Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Journal of Geography, 1991
Presents a sampling of items from the ERIC database concerning the teaching of human geography. Includes documents dealing with Africa, Asia, the United States, Canada, Antarctica, and geographic concepts. Explains how to obtain ERIC documents. (SG)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Human Geography
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Miller, E. Willard; de Souza, Anthony R. – Journal of Geography, 1984
Instructors at all levels can draw on a wide range of materials to teach a course on the geography of Canada. Resources cited include books, journal articles, professional literature, data and maps, films, filmstrips, and slide sets. (RM)
Descriptors: Area Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Geography Instruction, Higher Education
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Miller, E. Willard – Journal of Geography, 1984
The national parks of the United States are widely known for their unique physical environments. Described are 10 sets of slides that will acquaint students with the parks' landforms and geologic processes. (RM)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Audiovisual Aids, Geography Instruction, Geology
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Oden, Pat – Journal of Geography, 1992
Discusses the teaching of geographic concepts through the use of childrens books. Suggests following up the books with a geographically focused activity to increase children's geographic awareness and knowledge. Includes an extensive annotated bibliography. Links specific books to the geographic themes of place, location, movement, regions, and…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Geographic Concepts
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Schlene, Vickie J. – Journal of Geography, 1992
Lists some of the citations in the ERIC database dealing with teaching global studies in elementary school. Includes works on approaches to integration of ethnic content into the curriculum, procedures for evaluating multicultural books, and teaching suggestions. Suggests that young students do not narrowly define culture. (DK)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Global Approach, Instructional Materials
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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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Salter, Kit; Salter, Cathy – Journal of Geography, 1995
Asserts that the 1994 National Geography Standards provide a new and valuable resource for teachers who want to improve geography instruction. Presents a sampler of additional geography instructional materials developed during this same period of educational reform. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Educational Resources, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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