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Title: Alphatome: Enhancing Spatial Reasoning
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/retention-sub-topics/spatial-re...
Creator: LeClair, Elizabeth E.
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
Description: This article from Elizabeth E. LeClair highlights a spatial reasoning exercise and the importance of spatial reasoning ability in many scientific disciplines. The author touches on her own pedagogical experience and how she witnessed her students struggle with spatial reasoning. The article goes on to include details on a 90-minute lab session which is intended to improve spatial reasoning skills and may be applicable in a number of different science and technical classes. Useful graphics are included. This document may be downloaded in PDF file format.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Human ecology. Anthropogeography -- Spatial studies
Social sciences -- Statistics -- Theory and method of social science statistics -- Spatial analysis
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Technical education. Technical schools
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Geography -- Spatial analysis
Geography -- Spatial relationships
Date Issued: 2003-09
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Format: html
Audience: Administrators
College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Contact the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science for copyright information
Access Rights: Free access
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 35
Resource URL Clicks: 1
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