Examines how children read, comprehend, and interpret maps, and explores ways that teaching with maps can be more effective.These include: spatial perception (such as being able to draw the water level in a tilted glass), mental rotation (imagining ... Reference was made in Chapter 5 to two types of environmental knowledge: route knowledge (i.e. of landmarks and the ... as defined by egocentric directions such as a#39;righta#39;, a#39;lefta#39;, and straight ahead) and configurational knowledge (i.e. a ... to arise in map using and spatial orientation tasks that are a#39;difficulta#39;, i.e. high in cognitive demand or requiring a high memoryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Learning and Teaching with Maps|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 2006|