As I continue on my trek though post-graduate higher ed., the amount of reading seems to exponentially increase in direct proportion to the amount of consulting projects I have to complete.
Here is an informative and engaging infographic that explains why our reading instruction would benefit from visual cues and curricular tie-ins:
Color visuals increase the willingness to read by 80%
To see the full infographic, with 12 additional reasons why our brains need visuals to process learning, click here
Special thanks to Mary White for sharing this infographic with me.
Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning
1. More information doesn’t mean more learning
2. The Brain is highly dynamic
3. Emotion influences the ability to learn
4. Mistakes are an essential part of learning A recent study found that students performed better in school and felt more confident when they were told that failure was a normal part of learning, bolstering a growing body of research that suggests much of the same.
5. The brain needs novelty turns out boredom really can kill you
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