Spatial Thinking Strategies: Promoting cognitive processes in the elementary classroom

by: Susan Everett

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While some people consider spatial thinking a “gift” that only some individuals have, many others view spatial thinking as a cognitive process that can be developed. Much research supports the developmental view of spatial thinking as a cognitive process. With the understanding that spatial thinking can be developed, this article describes what teachers can do to provide opportunities to help promote cognitive processes in the elementary classroom.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 4/1/2000Stock # sc00_037_07_36Volume 037Issue 07

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