Students activate more cognitive processes by exploring and representing their understandings in visual form. Artistic expression allows learners to exhibit what they know and can do in alternative ways that lead to greater Motivation and retention of information.
Starting at 1:22, watch how elementary students use art to further understand and apply the concepts they are learning in physics. By analyzing and describing art in a group setting, learners practice their Verbal Reasoning and Vocabulary.
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Watch how Chromville marries coloring and augmented reality to provide a creative learning experience for a variety of learners. Enhancing the coloring pages via AR promotes creative storytelling and facilitates the development of learners' Genre Conventions. Layering another possibility on top of a learner's drawing can encourage greater Attention and Motivation for the learning process.