Education

Map Controversy

By Autumn Sanders — March 28, 2008 1 min read

As teachers move away from pull-down maps and rely more and more on online resources like Google Earth, Assorted Stuff asks whose version of geography should be taught in classrooms. Assorted Stuff notes the Chinese government already has a list of 10,000 “unapproved” maps and believes that the issue will become more relevant closer to the 2008 Olympics, which will be hosted in China. Assorted Stuff urges teachers to “take some time from test prep to include our students in the discussion.”

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.