Learning to Think Spatially
GIS as a Support System in the K-12 Curriculum. National Research Council; Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Earth Sciences and Resources
NAS Press | 2006 | ISBN: 0309092086 0309531918 | 333 pages | PDF | 10 MB
This volume examines how spatial thinking might be incorporated into existing standards-based instruction across the school curriculum. A geographic information system (GIS) offers one example of a high-technology support system that can enable students and teachers to practice and apply spatial thinking in many areas of the curriculum.