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World Geography: Building a Global Perspective 2007 Student Edition (High School) Keeping geography relevant and up-to date through country-by-country coverage and online updates, this standards-based program helps students understand how geographyMore World Geography: Building a Global Perspective ©2007 Student Edition (High School) Keeping geography relevant and up-to date through country-by-country coverage and online updates, this standards-based program helps students understand how geography affects their lives. The texts strong maps and visuals present key concepts in human and physical geography, while step-by-step skills instruction prepares students for success on assessment. An award-winning video collection helps students develop mental maps of their world through maps, animation, live footage and case studies.Features and Benefits Standards-based approach Multi-layered approach to teaching the National Geography Standards combines fascinating case studies with in-depth exploration.Do-it-yourself skills Take students beyond simple tasks, such as reading a graph, to teach the skills needed to organize information like real geographers. World-class visuals Regional atlases provide a dramatic visual overview of each region and encourage active learning. Research and Validity A Social Studies Program Backed by Research NCLB Research NCLB Implications for Social Studies The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation was a landmark in educational reform designed to improve student achievement and create a fundamental shift in American education.