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Encouraging positive pupil behaviour through visual learning

July 27, 2022Encouraging positive pupil behaviour through visual learningSue White, former teacher, special needs advisor and senior educational specialist at Widgit, shares three effective visual learning techniques to help create a positive learning environment in schoolExcellent vocabulary and language skills are at the heart of a well-rounded education. An aptitude for communication is a desirable skill for all pupils – and one that schools…See More
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‘If we could learn to not be fooled’: Educational psychology professor wins grant to fight misinformation

‘If we could learn to not be fooled’: Educational psychology professor wins grant to fight misinformationJuly 22, 2022…See More
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6 Reasons Why Art Education is Crucial for Your Kid’s Growth

6 Reasons Why Art Education is Crucial for Your Kid’s GrowthKiran Nadar Museum of Art (KNMA) based in Delhi/NCR has some amazing summer programmes on art appreciation and development that you ought to check out.This article has been sponsored by Kiran Nadar Museum of Art‘Art is as natural as sunshine and as vital as nourishment,’ is what Maryann F Kohl, an educationalist and…See More
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Graphic Organizers Help Multilingual Learners

Graphic Organizers Help Multilingual LearnersHome/News/2021-22 News/Graphic Organizers Help Multilingual LearnersVisual teaching tool helps Marumsco Hills Elementary School students become stronger writersPosted on 04/28/2022Learning to read and write a new language can be a challenge at any age, but with the use of graphic organizers, Darianella Baret an ESOL…See More
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4 Benefits and Advantages of Visual Learning for All Students

Many educators have argued that visual learning is better for students of all ages and abilities.However, what does this mean in practice?1. Retention of InformationThe traditional learning model relies on hearing lectures and reading books to absorb information. Because of loads of content and their complexities, the information goes to the brain’s short-term memory. The constant switching between listening and reading makes it even more difficult to retain information as it overloads the…See More
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Visual literacy minor inspires creativity and artistic exploration

Visual literacy minor inspires creativity and artistic explorationHarper HamiltonThere is a commonly mistaken belief that art is not for everyone. There are the right-brain people — artistic and creative. Then there are the left-brain people — logical and rational. Professor Matt McCormick disproved this belief with the introduction of the visual literacy minor at Gonzaga four years ago, when he was hired…See More
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Professional Background
- Taught 10 years in the Houston Independent School District
- University Supervisor, University of Texas, Austin
- Certified National Diffusion Network Trainer, U.S. Department of Education
- Texas Association of Gifted & Talented approved trainer in the areas of the Nature and - Needs of G/T Learners; Creativity and Instructional Strategies and; the Differentiated Curriculum.
- Trained over 200,000 educators since 1986
- Author of Visual Impact, Visual Teaching: Using Images to Strengthen Learning - From Both Sides of the Desk: The Best Teacher I Never Had - American Holidaze, and coauthor of 7 books and numerous articles
- Coauthor of "English Works in America - EL Civics & ESL: Visual Communication Tools for Teachers
- National/International keynote speaker
- Former Visual Literacy Consultant to the Ministry of Education, Paris, France, Ministry of Education, Toranomon, Japan, Mediterranean Association of International Schools, Casablanca, Morocco and the Association of International Schools in Africa, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
- Served 3-year term on the Executive Board of Directors of the program: IMPACT II--The Teachers Network
- Award-winning songwriter with 10 published musical CDs
- Award-winning digital imagery artist, with published works in galleries, magazines and billboards
- Cover artist for the Association of Texas Professional Educators "ATPE News" magazine
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At 1:46pm on September 28, 2009, Michael Fisher said…
Hi Tim, thanks for the welcome! How far is Houston from San Antonio? I'm coming down for ASCD in March--we should plan a Ning-Meet-Up! -Mike
At 10:02pm on January 11, 2009, Gale Jesi said…
Hi Tim,
Thanks for the Welcome. For some reason, there isn't a way to change the photo. I've tried everything. Could you be specific as to how I might change it? Thanks much!
Gale
At 1:48pm on December 22, 2008, Licett Perez said…
Wow I love it! Thank You for the invitation!
 
 
 

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