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 this high school teacher explains how she uses a KWL chart as formative assessment to gauge her students' Background Knowledge and the effectiveness of her lesson.
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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
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