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Monday, October 31

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    Use a diagram ("picture glossary" to provide key vocabulary when introducing unfamiliar or "technical" language.
    Flow charts, timelines and tables can help students to plan an essay (such as explanations, recounts, reports).
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    disconnected "notes".
    Science

    Science
    and technology
    Many
    technology* Many scientific concepts
    Relationships in nature can also be summarized as a web diagram (such as a food web) or flow chart (such as the water cycle).
    Step-by-step procedures ("how to...") can be followed more easily when arranged as a flow chart, storyboard, or timeline.
    Social studies
    Social
    * Social relationships can
    Flow charts are useful in explaining topics such as recycling, habitats, interdependence and responsibilities.
    History
    Use
    History* Use timelines to
    Flow maps (maps with arrows showing journeys) help children to visualize exploration and migration themes
    Changes over time, causes of key events, and sequencing of events can be shown clearly using flow charts
    Line graphs help visualize economic and other changes over time
    Geography
    Graphs
    Geography* Graphs (line, bar,
    Flow charts help visualize topics such as the water cycle, climate change, globalization, and Earth processes
    Maps can be used to visualize political states, climate, vegetation, wealth and poverty, trade, war, and so on.
    Health and nutrition
    Use
    nutrition* Use a pie
    A flow chart can help students to understand processes such as respiration and digestion
    Line graphs can record changes in body temperature, heartbeat, pulse and breathing before and after exercise
    Cross sections and cutaway diagrams help students to visualize how the body works
    Mathematics
    Young
    Mathematics* Young children can
    Spatial concepts are best shown in maps and diagrams.
    Some children can interpret problems more successfully if they are encouraged to visualize the key elements in a map or diagram.
    Graphing assists work in measurement and recording of data.
    Arts and crafts
    Use
    crafts* Use storyboards to
    Students who elect to take art subjects are identifying themselves as visual learners; build on their visual strengths by providing explanations as flow charts and organizing cooperative projects using tables and maps.
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    essay (grades 4–8)
    Students
    4–8)* Students who have
    Before starting the essay, therefore, ask students to plan it using one of these visual texts. Each text has a different purpose:
    A tree diagram organizes the topic into groups and examples. It is ideal for writing an information report.
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    A storyboard shows how an item changes over time, making it a suitable planning tool for writing procedures (instructions).
    A flow chart sequences events in order and is one of the most useful visual texts, helping in the planning of explanations, procedures and recounts.
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    of action.
    3. How do I get started?
    Visit any of these sites to get some ideas:
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    Wordle - turn text into an image
    Voki - make your own speaking avatar
    Blabberize - upload your own photo and add voice
    Wordsift - turn text into image with hyperlinks to words
    ToonDoo - create cartoons
    Glogster - create digital posters Glogster for Educators
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    charcoal art
    kerPoof - create just about anything
    Pixton interactive web comics
    Image Generator - make graphics with your photos
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    visual embeddable timeline withtimelinewith pics &
    Time Rime -multimedia timeline great for education
    Preceden -easy to use timeline tool, $19 for unlimited access
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    be able to:
    interpret,
    to:* interpret, understand, and
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    visual design.
    produce visual messages using computers and other technologies.
    use visual thinking to conceptualize solutions to problems.
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Monday, April 4

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    Wisemapping
    Cacoo
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    4. What else should I know?
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Thursday, January 20

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    4. What else should I know?
    5. Where can I find out more?
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Sunday, January 9

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    10 Ways to use a blog to teach(from edublogs.org)
    Educational Blogs You Should Be Investigating
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    Blogging Techniques for the K12 Classroom
    Using Weblogs to Promote Literacy in the Classroom
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    5. Where can I find out more?
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    Blogging Techniques for the K12 Classroom
    Using Weblogs to Promote Literacy in the Classroom
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Monday, November 1

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