Oxford International First Atlas Activity Book by Patrick Wiegand
  

Oxford International First Atlas Activity Book

Written by Patrick Wiegand
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RRP £3.99

Synopsis

Oxford International First Atlas Activity Book by Patrick Wiegand

The Oxford International First Atlas Activity Book builds upon themes introduced in the Oxford International First Atlas to develop and reinforce geographical concepts and map skills. The Activity Book offers maps and activities to encourage pupils to work independently and to practise and develop their knowledge and understanding of the topics and themes covered in the atlas. Assessment for Learning support throughout the Activity Book enables teachers and pupils to monitor their progress. The Oxford International First Atlas is a stimulating first atlas for young children. It introduces young learners to maps and develops early atlas skills, encouraging them to talk about local and distant places and to find key places on maps. Based on the popular Oxford Infant Atlas, this new atlas uses colourful artwork-style maps, photographs and satellite images to create an exciting first atlas for all 3-6 year olds.

About the Author

Dr Patrick Wiegand taught in primary and secondary schools before being appointed to the School of Education at the University of Leeds where he trained teachers, taught on Masters' programmes and supervised PhD students. He became Head of Teacher Training at the University of Leeds and then Reader in Geography Education. He has researched children's thinking with maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) throughout his career and has published many books, chapters and research papers in this area including Learning and Teaching with Maps (Routledge, 2006). He was Chair of the Cartography and Children Commission of the International Cartographic Association, held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in GIS in Education, and has served on the UK Committee for Cartography. He has always worked to improve the quality and usability of classroom teaching materials and has been Editorial Adviser for OUP atlases for 30 years.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
16 pages

Author

Patrick Wiegand
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Publisher

Oxford University Press
www.oup.com

Publication date

3rd February 2011

ISBN

9780198480211


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