Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
As I put my art room together for the start of the school year, I realized how much I depend on these three classroom management "posters". They were not bought from a storehouse of art supplies but...
I was asked today by Melissa, art teacher in a Cincinnati Jr. High, to relay my experience rotoscoping with my 5th graders on iPads. I had mapped out a plan a long while back as to how I was going to...
“Diigo In Education” - Phase I just released. More to come.. Share your classroom usecase, ideas, reviews, features, and wishlists for making Diigo a great resource and platform in teaching and learning.
Some of the most exciting work that I've ever done in my professional career was on the first professional learning team that I was ever a part of. What made it so different from most of the collaborative groups that...
What is "the value of illustrative lessons and design-based investigations...using one's visual imagination to approach educational problems (whether historical, literary, mathamatical, or scientific) can yield tremendous dividents in student collaboration and engagement."
This post explores visual thinking with an excellent video by Sean Kelly called "Visual Thinking: Writing with Pictures" (which is worth the 3 minutes it will take to watch it). As always there are great resources, in this case looking at mind mapping. And to show both sides of this story you will also find a link to an article 'Data Visualization: It's Pretty, But Is It Useful?'
A great post to gather ideas about visual thinking!
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