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Last call !

Last call ! | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Nous sommes le 31 janvier donc c'est la dernière limite pour envoyer ses vœux, parait-il ... C'est pour moi l'occasion de retransmettre 2 cartes de...
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Drawing for greater productivity, engagement, and creativity - Dessiner pour plus de productivité, d'engagement, et créativité
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Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away

Attention, Students: Put Your Laptops Away | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Researchers Pam Mueller and Daniel M. Oppenheimer found that students remember more via taking notes longhand rather than on a laptop. It has to do with what happens when you're forced to slow down.
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Tips & Tools to Improve Student Notetaking Skills

Tips & Tools to Improve Student Notetaking Skills | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
With a few tips and tweaks, we can help middle schoolers transform the painful process of note-taking into a terrific tool for thinking, says Curtis Chandler.
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Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’

Jay Z: ‘The War on Drugs Is an Epic Fail’ | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Why are white men poised to get rich doing the same thing African-Americans have been going to prison for?
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Why making thinking visible depends on who you are as a learner

Why making thinking visible depends on who you are as a learner | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Using strategies to make thinking visible can be incredibly powerful. Their power, however, hinges almost entirely on how willing teachers are to learn about their students. Far too often, I see visible thinking strategies used as an "activity" or as a way of decorating the walls. In some cases, I think teachers believe that just…
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Why a Visual Really is Worth 1,000 Words

Skill in visual communication has become nearly as indispensable as clear, compelling writing. Here’s why.
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Six Patterns for Modeling Concepts — EightShapes LLC — Medium

Six Patterns for Modeling Concepts - EightShapes LLC - Medium
Models as Product, Modeling as Process
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How the Toronto Symphony Orchestra uses graphic design to guide its audiences though its music – Creative Review

How the Toronto Symphony Orchestra uses graphic design to guide its audiences though its music – Creative Review | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
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Selon la science, il n'existe qu'une seule manière efficace de mémoriser

Selon la science, il n'existe qu'une seule manière efficace de mémoriser | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Ecrire, parler à voix haute, utiliser des couleurs... Chacun a sa méthode quand il s'agit de mémoriser quelque chose. Selon les scientifiques, une seule méthode est véritablement efficace.
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Seeking Genius in Negative Space — 7 Days of Genius — Medium

Seeking Genius in Negative Space - 7 Days of Genius - Medium
Enhance your mental acuity and perception of reality by learning to think in the negative space of the mind.
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5 Reasons That Cartoons Are the 21st Century's Great Metaphysical Playground

5 Reasons That Cartoons Are the 21st Century's Great Metaphysical Playground | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Could we be living in a simulation created by an advanced civilization? Philosopher Nick Bostrom argues that it’s possible, at least in theory, to create a program in which artificially conscious beings inhabit a simulated world. If that’s the case, humans may eventually create a multitude of these
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Google is trying to reinvent the whiteboard

Google is trying to reinvent the whiteboard | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
What's big, red and supposed to be the next big thing in workplace collaboration? Google's new Jamboard, a massive touch display and accompanying cloud service that's supposed to help business users brainstorm together.
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Extraordinary 271-Year-Old Encyclopedia of Colors and Paint

Extraordinary 271-Year-Old Encyclopedia of Colors and Paint | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Centuries before the iconic Pantone Color Guide, an artist identified only as A. Boogert assembled a comprehensive guide to mixing watercolors. Hundreds of s…
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What You Miss When You Take Notes on Your Laptop

Research shows the many benefits of taking notes by hand.
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Why Kids Should Work on a Vertical Surface

Why Kids Should Work on a Vertical Surface | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
The occupational therapists I work with frequently encourage kids to work on a vertical surface and here'
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What's in YOUR visual vocabulary?

What's in YOUR visual vocabulary? | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
I'm a native Californian. As such, my vocabulary is flavored by my West Coast upbringing: one part Southern California and one part Bay Area. If you and I
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The drawing effect: Evidence for reliable and robust memory benefits in free recall

The drawing effect: Evidence for reliable and robust memory benefits in free recall | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
(2016). The drawing effect: Evidence for reliable and robust memory benefits in free recall. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology: Vol. 69, No. 9, pp. 1752-1776. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1094494
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The scientific case for doodling while taking notes

The scientific case for doodling while taking notes | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
When I was in grade school, I doodled in class. I got in trouble for it sometimes, because drawing in class can look a lot like goofing off and daydreaming. What I never managed to explain to my teachers is that my abstract swirls and shapes helped me repeat almost word-for-word the lesson I’
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Draw like a child; see like a master | Kate Hayward | TEDxSanAntonio

Instructional designer Hayward explains ways in which seemingly simple drawing techniques can allow us to communicate more clearly by building a riche
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The Dot and the Line: A Romance in Lower Mathematics

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