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This pamphlet suggests ways in which families and caregivers can work with children to help them learn more about the world in which we live. The pamphlet is intended to help children expand their awareness of the world around them. The article explains why it is important to learn geography, relates how a parent or caregiver can help in the process of improving geographical literacy, relates maps and globes to current events, and suggests ways to make geography a family activity by linking it to the local community and to pen pals, and advocating an active interest in geography instruction in the schools. (EH)

Descriptors: Caregivers, Elementary Education, Family (Sociological Unit), Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Social Studies

National Council for Geographic Education, 16A Leonard Hall, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA 15705-1087.









Author: National Council for Geographic Education.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=9999&id=ED420576



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