Teaching Geography to Special Needs Students

Jakubowski, Casey
January 2007
Social Science Docket;Winter/Spring2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p75
The article offers information on the ways of teaching geography to the learning disabled students. The faculty should cooperate with these students to make improvement in them. The stress of geography assessment has to be reduced by using geography skills in daily life. Maps should be used as a tool to develop learning skills. The key terms and concepts should be made clear to the students. Questions related to maps should be given in tests so the students could understand the format and question types. The educators and teachers should examine the curriculum material from the students' point of view.


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