Visual learning and outlining in the classroom
Visual thinking is a learning style where the learner better understands and retains information when ideas, words and concepts are associated with images. Research tells us that the majority of students in a regular classroom need to see information in order to learn it. Some common visual learning strategies include creating graphic organizers, diagramming, mind mapping, outlining and more. Visual learning helps students clarify their thoughts Students see how ideas are connected and realize how information can be grouped and organized. With visual learning, new concepts are more thoroughly and easily understood when they are linked to prior knowledge. Visual learning helps students organize and analyze information Students can use diagrams and plots to display large amounts of information in ways that are easy to understand and help reveal relationships and patterns. Visual thinking and learning utilize graphical ways of working with ideas and presenting information.
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