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role of spatial concepts in the development of logico-mathematical thinking relevance for the remedial education of the exceptional child. by Judith Newman

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Written in English


  • Cognition in children.,
  • Exceptional children.,
  • Remedial teaching.,
  • Space perception.

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Paginationii, 101 leaves.
Number of Pages101
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Open LibraryOL20105280M

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CONCEPTS OF GEOGRAPHIC THINKING Spatial Significance I can use the concept of Spatial Significance through the inquiry process, to: identify where places are development on the natural characteristics, natural processes and human activities that occur through. spatial thinking, the kind of thinking that underpins map reading and interpreta-tion. Spatial thinking is the knowledge, skills, and habits of mind to use spatial concepts, maps and graphs, and pro-cesses of reasoning in order to organize and solve problems.4 Of course geospatial technologies and their products are available to students. Most researchers agree that memory, language, attention, temporal-sequential ordering, higher-order cognition, and spatial ordering are among the neurodevelopmental functions that play a role when. Spatial thinking is powerful and pervasive, underpinning everyday life, work, and science ().It plays a role in activities ranging from understanding metaphors, becoming good at wayfinding, and interpreting works of art, to engaging in molecular modeling, generating geometry proofs, and interpreting astronomical data.