Real world knowledge through real-world maps: A developmental guide for navigating the educational terrain
L. S. Liben, K. A. Kastens, and L. M. Stevenson 2002 Special Issue of Developmental Review, Williams, W. M. (Ed.) Helping children learn: Developmental consideration sin teaching real-world knowledge 22, 267-322

This article discusses the relationship between map-navigational skills and more general representational and spatial skills. It reviews relevant developmental and educational research and highlights the need for better map-navigation curricula in schools. It then describes the Where are We project, a case study of such curricula that simulates navigational experiences.

Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Ground Water:Water quality/chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Journal Article
Special Interest: Spatial Thinking
Research on Learning: Spatial Intelligence:Maps
Topics: Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Groundwater:Water quality/chemistry, Hydrosphere/Cryosphere:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry