"Hold on to this author—he is magical! I learned more from reading Gangwer's book than I have in eight years of professional development workshops."
—Laura S. Gulledge, Media Literacy Teacher
Benjamin Russell High School, Alexander City, AL
"Gangwer has effectively organized information from many sources into a form that is readable and practical for a wide variety of education practitioners, including classroom teachers and fine arts teachers."
—Ellen Herbert, Art Teacher
Longview High School, TX
Spark learners' enthusiasm and promote retention of content with visual teaching techniques!
Each day, teachers look for new ways to get students excited about learning and new ways to help them retain the information they learn. In this practical guide, Timothy Gangwer incorporates the latest research on visual learning and shows how you can stimulate students' interest and participation.
Offering classroom-tested techniques to engage learners' brains, this book includes hundreds of ready-to-use visual learning activities in language arts, math, science, social studies, environmental studies, the arts, and more. This resource covers:
- Differentiating instruction based on how students process visual information
- Using graphic organizers, digital photography, the Internet, and other visual communication tools
- Incorporating music, art, and drama to enhance instruction and learning
- Teaching visual communication strategies to English language learners
Discover how to use visual strategies and activities to help students think critically about the way they understand and perceive the world.
|What Is Visual Teaching?|
|Introduction to Visual Teaching|
|The Six Methods of Visual Learning|
|Critical Visual Thinking|
|The Power of Visual Learning|
|Processing Visual Information|
|Visual vs. Auditory Cortex|
|Tapping Into the Right-Brain|
|What Is Infinity?|
|The Three Levels of Visual Communication|
|General Photo Tips|
|Digital Photo Tips|
|Using the Internet in the Classroom|
|Affecting the Brain With Music|
|The Six Methods of Visual/Musical Learning|
|Affecting the Brain With Color|
|The Watergraph Process|
|Role-Play and Drama|
|Standards and Strategies|
|Visual Thinking Maps|
|Arts & Humanities|