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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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25 Graphic Novels Written By Women, A Guide For Beginners

25 Graphic Novels Written By Women, A Guide For Beginners | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Comic books may seem like a boys' club, but there are plenty of great graphic novel options out there for readers who want their illustrated books with less misogyny and steroids. But you might miss these fantastic titles if you don't know where to look. If you're looking for graphic novels written
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Visual Teaching Alliance | Professional Development for Primary, Secondary & University Educators/Administrators

Visual Teaching Alliance | Professional Development for Primary, Secondary & University Educators/Administrators | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
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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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Etude de l’INSERM sur l’impact de la télévision sur les enfants

Etude de l’INSERM sur l’impact de la télévision sur les enfants | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
Un livre, nourri de centaines d’études scientifiques, décrit l’impact de la télé sur la société et sur les capacités intellectuelles. Affligeant. La télévision est un fléau, c’est scientifique ! Un chercheur en neurosciences a eu la bonne idée de compiler dans un livre les centaines d’études prouvant les effets toxiques du petit écran, mettant fin au mythe de « la télé, bouc émissaire ».
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A prendre en compte.

Patrick Bérard's curator insight, January 22, 1:52 PM

Edifiant....et terrifiant

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Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning

Studies Confirm the Power of Visuals in eLearning | Visual Thinking | Scoop.it
We are now in the age of visual information where visual content plays a role in every part of life. As 65 percent of the population are visual learn
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