10-Rep Learning ~ Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology & Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague


Color Visuals

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

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.




Weekend Ed. Quote~September 29

Learning then also shifts from being rigid and prescribed to more permeable and malleable as the learner embraces the uniqueness of who they are, what they are learning and why it is important the them in their particular situation of life
~Kroth, M., & Boverie, P. (2009).


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Breakthroughs in the Science of Learning

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

Read more by clicking here  


B.B. King on Learning

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