Publications

teacher-1013720_1280Following reports were made as part of the project work:

GI-Learner-SpatialThinkingReview (VERSION 2017)
It was important in this project to identify exactly what we want to reach, and how we can reach it. So we must know exactly how the learning lines concept works best, and how we can fit the concepts of spatial thinking into it, taking into account age group (and connected development of brain functions ..).
The report includes:
1) Research of the literature an spatial thinking, geospatial thinking
2) Research on taxanomy initiatieves to evaluate spatial thinking components
3) Research on the correct implementation of the concept of learning lines into education
4) Research on learning and progression lines & a draft learning line concept.
5) the GI Learner competencies derived from the research.

GI Learner competencies (VERSION 2017)
This is an overview of all competencies on geospatial thinking youngsters should achieve at agegroup K12. Each competency has a level of complexity. The competencies are derived from the review document. Each competency refers also to the Bloom taxonomy and is illustrated with a short example.

GI Learner curriculum opportunities (VERSION 2017)
An overview of all subjects and themes inside the curricula of the participating countries where the compentencies related to geospatial thinking can be included.

 

Project articles

  • GI-Forum article, Salzburg (July 2016)
  • article for the 1st International Korean- European Joint Conference on Geographical Education (July 2017)
  • article (Dutch) in ‘De Aardrijkskunde’, journal of the Flemish Geography Teachers Association (VLA, December 2017)

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