Using Visuals to Boost Learning
Combining visuals with words can help students learn. Diagrams, timelines, graphic organizers, simple drawings with labels, infographics and more can boost learning. How does that work?
Learn more about dual coding in Dual Coding and Learning Styles and How People Learn Best: Learning Styles vs. Dual Coding.
Nine Reasons to Use Visuals
Tips for teachers
You don’t need to be artistic to create effective visuals. Here are some tips:
- 8 Strategies To Make Learning Visual In Your Classroom
- Dual Coding: Can There be too Much of a Good Thing?
- The Great and Powerful Graphic Organizer
- How Simple Visual Cues Can Improve Your Teaching Materials
- A Simple Trick for Success with One-Pagers
- Using Lessons From Visual Design to Make Better Materials for Students
Student created visuals
When students create visuals, it can improve their learning.
Learn more in:
- How – and Why –to Introduce Visual Note-Taking to Your Students
- Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick
- The Science of Drawing and Memory
- Why Teachers Are So Excited About the Power Of Sketchnoting
The Decoda Library has more resources on using visuals in teaching. Browse the online catalogue or email firstname.lastname@example.org for suggestions.
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