Advance graphic organizers link prior knowledge to upcoming learning to help students anticipate and understand the structure of new information. Using advance graphic organizers, such as Know/Want-to-Know/Learned (KWL), can help students learn content and skills more deeply by connecting their Working and Long-term Memories.
Watch as a teacher explains how she uses a KWL chart in history class to help her students learn about the state they live in.
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See how advance organizer products like Mindomo allow learners to create visual organizers. As learners explore new topics through mind mapping, they are able to organize and connect new material to what they have previously learned