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Visual leap : a step-by-step guide to visual learning for teachers and students

Author: Jesse Berg
Publisher: Brookline, MA : Lamprey & Lee, an imprint of Bibliomotion, Inc., 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Visual Leap is a how-to book for teachers, students and parents interested in making learning easier. In step-by-step fashion, it presents an effective, universal, visual method to teach students how to think independently and critically, and how to organize their ideas for any instructional purpose. The visual strategies are rooted in the science of human learning and are effective because they tap into the ways  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jesse Berg
ISBN: 9781942108078 1942108079
OCLC Number: 910413544
Description: xvi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction: Why you? Why now? --
pt.1. Understanding the Visual Leap --
Visual inquiry --
Why visual inquiry works --
Visually oriented learners --
pt.2. Putting visual inquiry into practice --
Introducing webbing --
The laws of webbing --
Evaluating ideas with visual inquiry --
pt.3. Teaching visual thinking --
Introducing BOWL and LADLE: perfect utensils for visual thinking --
Stirring the webstorm: using the LADLE and making SOUP --
The grand slam of visual inquiry: webstorm, reverse mind map, summary man, and constructed response magic --
Transformative note taking --
Visual classroom activities.
Responsibility: Jesse Berg, MSIT, MEd.
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"Visual Leap is a how-to book for teachers, students and parents interested in making learning easier. In step-by-step fashion, it presents an effective, universal, visual method to teach students how to think independently and critically, and how to organize their ideas for any instructional purpose. The visual strategies are rooted in the science of human learning and are effective because they tap into the ways that we learn naturally. The Visual Leap method simplifies teaching the skills of the Common Core State Standards and gives teachers explicit ways to differentiate instruction to meet the needs of all learners"--

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"Teacher and educational speaker Berg offers convincing evidence that the visual learning strategy of webbing is a useful pedagogical tool. Drawing upon his own struggles in school, Berg contends Read more...

 
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