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If a picture is worth a thousand words, educators need to be using a lot of pictures!
It's important to understand that "visuals" doesn't just mean pictures, as even the smiley face star after the above statement gives you at least a bit of extra information about the ideas and attitude behind the words.
Visuals include anything the students can see
, such as photos, drawings, graphic organizers, charts, posters, manipulatives, realia (real objects), gestures, facial expressions, models, demonstrations, charades (acting out the word or concept), highlighting texts, and anything else
beyond the simple auditory or written words of instruction
, even writing the word(s) clearly on the board if you are strictly lecturing. In addition, it is also important to remember that visuals should be used before, during, and after instruction and reading, as the extra visual support helps make all input more comprehensible. And comprehensible input is one of the main goals of strong instruction.
Using Visual Aids & Manipulatives in EFL
Math Graphic Organizers
by Southwest Georgia RESA
Math vocab & clue words.docx
mixed number place values
complete English sentence.doc
Social Studies Aids
help on how to format text
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