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Toward geographic literacy

Gary Manson

Toward geographic literacy

objectives for geographic education in the elementary school

by Gary Manson

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Published by Social Science Education Consortium in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geography -- Study and teaching (Elementary)

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 25-30.

    Statementby Gary Manson and George Vuicich.
    SeriesPublication - Social Science Education Consortium -- no. 196, Publication (Social Science Education Consortium) -- no. 196.
    ContributionsVuicich, George
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 30 p. ;
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18134741M

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Get this from a library. Toward geographic literacy: objectives for geographic education in the elementary school. [Gary Manson; George Vuicich; ERIC Clearinghouse for Social Studies/Social Science Education.; National Institute of Education (U.S.)].

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