Visual Vocabulary Design
Language Aquisition through Visual Communication
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We are 650% more likely to engage with online content containing images. The rise of multimedia doesn’t have to cheapen the role of text, understanding visual grammar teaches students to think more strategically about the words they use. Rooted in the creative decision-making kids love, designing vocabulary slides will move students from learning definitions to examining the conceptual nature of a word.
Created with the overburdened lives of teachers in mind, this guide uses the multitouch format to provide a varied degree of background information. Image captions contain essential ideas. Interactive visuals enhance depth. Self-guided animations demonstrate process, all to place control over pacing squarely in the hands of the user.
I hope your students experience the same joy that my 5th graders discovered as they created the images found in this book. Thank you for downloading it. If you find that this book is the helpful reference I believe it to be, reviews or ratings will be greatly appreciated. -Mike
What's New in Version 1.1
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Visual Vocabluary: ELA Instruction for NOW
Mike Lewis has an affinity for implementing a forward thinking, rigorous, and relevant ELA classroom environment that capitalizes on creating relationships for students to use the technology to be producers and consumers of speaking, reading, writing and listening. This is a picture of ELA instruction that resonates with learners and motivates them.
Mike lays the foundation for a 21st century approach to vocabulary acquisition in an easily doable way for teachers that is authentic and empowering for students! This is a must read for those wishing to transform how you guide students in learning the intricacies of language. After reading Visual Vocabulary Design, you'll want to throw out your spelling quizzes. Your students will thank you later with the quality of work they produce. Mike, you invested so much time, effort, and passion into this book. Thank you!
Mrs. Jenny Mitchell
Visual Vocabulary by Design demonstrates an impactful and dramatic visual model using videos, slides, and text to highight total immersion into vocabulary learning for the 21st century student. Mr. Lewis’ students examples of interaction and communication about words is nothing short of amazing. I have used this book to help design a vocabulary unit which my studnets loved. It represents authentic learning at its core! Amazing!!
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- Category: Education
- Published: Feb 18, 2016
- Publisher: VisualVocabularyDesign.org
- Seller: Mike Lewis
- Print Length: 85 Pages
- Language: English
- Version: 1.1