August 2012 Blog Posts (8)

Mapping the Visual Beyond the Visible

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International Visual Literacy Association Conference

August 29, 2012

44th Annual Conference at USM, October 13th

October 10 to 13 in Portland, USM, Mapping the Visual Beyond the Visible, annual conference of the International Visual Literacy Association, www.ivla.org.

Established in 1969, IVLA members represent a…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 29, 2012 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Become a Child Again

Become a Child Again

To get ideas, think like a child
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 28, 2012 at 9:54am — No Comments

Characteristics And Learning Strategies for Visual Learning

Characteristics And Learning Strategies for Visual Learning

August 21, 2012

According to studies, most people are visual learners in such a way that people primarily learn using the sense of sight. Since people have now become more visual learners, the education sector should seek new ways of enhancing learning by improving methods of instruction to include more visual stimulation. This article discusses ways to better understand people who are visual…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 26, 2012 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids

Ten Suggestions for Raising Creative Kids

By Jeffrey Paul Baumgartner | Aug 02, 2012

Synopsis

If creativity is important to you, it is surely doubly important to you that your children have creative minds. As their parent (or teacher or caregiver) you can do a lot to ensure your children maintain and grow their creative minds.

Research is demonstrating that children rapidly lose their creative thinking skills as they grow older. Moreover, by the time children reach…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 14, 2012 at 10:37am — No Comments

Instant Resources: The Importance of Media Literacy

Instant Resources: The Importance of Media Literacy



Have…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 7, 2012 at 10:53am — No Comments

Pyramids of Power: Character Strengths in the Classroom

Pyramids of Power: Character Strengths in the Classroom

VIA Strengths come alive in fourth-graders’ pyramids of power.
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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 6, 2012 at 1:29pm — No Comments

Nonverbal and Visual Learning Disabilities

Nonverbal Learning Disability is defined as “A neurological disorder in which nonverbal communication such as holistic processing, visual/special perception and reasoning, intuitive responding, and organization are impaired. They lack many concepts and much of the understanding needed for commonplace interactions and learning.” (Rourke, 1995; Sheely, 2000; Thompson, 1997).

There are seven main categories of deficit manifestation associated with Nonverbal Learning Disability. They are…

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Added by Timothy Gangwer on August 3, 2012 at 4:57pm — No Comments

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