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Spatial Thinking Journal Club Findings

This summary was compiled by Carol Ormand, Science Education Resource Center.

From January to May, 2012, the Spatial Thinking Journal Club met once a month to explore the cognitive aspects of spatial thinking and the implications for geoscience education and research. Key findings from our discussions are summarized below.

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Teaching and learning spatial skills

Variability in students' skills

Spatial skills in STEM

Problem-solving strategy choices and the expert-novice continuum

Recommendations for designing interventions (instructional materials or methods) to enhance spatial skills

Read our recommendations for research related to spatial thinking in STEM.


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