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Spatial thinking is powerful and ubiquitous, underpinning everyday life, work, and science that plays a role in activities ranging from understanding geography and history. The standards for history and geography integrated teaching stress the importance of spatial thinking, which is essential for any further understanding of geographical meaning making. Perceiving the world from spatial perspective is a core geography competence which have just promulgated with the General Education Program, detailed in the description of students' competencies through Geography subjects. To form and develop this vital competence for students, it is important that they must be study with materials and activities so that create opportunities to foster their spatial thinking skills. Despite such an important role, the fact is that teachers when designing and using learning materials have not really focused on this requirement. The article focuses on instructional design in learning materials with spatial thinking approach as well as using suggestions.
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