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Oxford First Atlas Dr Patrick Wiegand

Oxford First Atlas By Dr Patrick Wiegand

Oxford First Atlas by Dr Patrick Wiegand


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Summary

An introductory atlas with a narrative thread, encouraging young children to learn about Planet Earth and places around the world.

Oxford First Atlas Summary

Oxford First Atlas by Dr Patrick Wiegand

The Oxford First Atlas is an accessible and informative atlas for young learners in their first years at school. It is completely up-to-date, and features accurate and easy-to-read colourful mapping presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It encourages children to learn about their world and develop atlas and map skills. It includes: * A simple introduction to Planet Earth and places around the world * Clear and colourful maps of the world and all the continents * Clear and colourful thematic maps showing coasts, rivers, mountains, the weather, environments, cities, animals, and holidays * Colourful photographs * Fascinating facts about places and people * Questions that encourage children to think and engage with the maps The Oxford First Atlas is accompanied by a Teacher's Handbook for practical page-by-page guidance on using the atlas, an Activity Book for independent work to develop map skills, and an e-Atlas CD-ROM providing an interactive version of the atlas for whole-class display.

About Dr Patrick Wiegand

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.

Additional information

GOR004989073
9780198487845
0198487843
Oxford First Atlas by Dr Patrick Wiegand
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
2011-03-03
48
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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