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Teaching the teachers – SUNY Fredonia

Posted on Sep 5, 2014

Teaching the teachers – SUNY Fredonia

Making and reading maps in an outdoor setting is fun and educational as SUNY Fredonia students in the Early Childhood Integrated Teaching Methods course discovered at the SUNY College Lodge in Brocton on August 27 when RTPI staff took over the class. They learned how simple maps of shapes drawn in the sand of the volleyball court can teach geometric shapes. Turning their maps into treasure maps demonstrated how maps can be used as a lesson in spatial awareness. In a concluding activity these future teachers traveled the trails of the lodge property using a specially prepared map to locate...

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