Showing Their Work
Most teachers interpret this phrase to mean that they need show their students videos, photos, graphs, charts, and other imagery in order to induce better learning. Cue PowerPoint! Boot up You Tube!
Yes, these are excellent methods for better teaching in the 21st century.
But there is another way to utilize visual learning in your classroom: Have the students create their own visuals. Of course, this idea revolves around mind-mapping.
Mind-Mapping: The easiest, most effective, and most underutilized teaching strategy in the game.
YOU can include this superb technique in your teaching practice! Tomorrow!
Click on the photos to check out these videos to see my students explain their work, and you will better understand how and why you too should be using the mind map in your classroom.