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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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Bednarz, Robert S.; And Others – Journal of Geography, 1993
Contends that the introduction of the Five Themes of Geography has revitalized geography in the K-12 curriculum. Argues that physical geography is left out of the "Movement" theme. Presents a set of physical geography ideas to help teachers implement the theme. (CFR)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Regions, Geography Instruction
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Lueckenhoff, Mark – Journal of Geography, 1993
Asserts that geography teachers should consider using HyperCard because of its ease of use and capabilities. Maintains that HyperCard can be used by teachers to develop nonlinear instructional materials and by students to present research projects. Concludes that the process of creating HyperCard stacks promotes student investigation and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Databases, Educational Media, Educational Strategies
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Fitzsimons, Dennis – Journal of Geography, 1989
Defines basic typographic terminology and offers two classroom projects using microcomputers to create and use type. Discusses typeface, type families, type style, type size, and type font. Examples of student projects that include the creation of bulletin board displays and page-size maps. (KO)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education