MODEL

Reading PK-3

Systems Change

Overview

Adding motions to complement learning activates more cognitive processes for recall and understanding. Supplementing verbal information with actions reinforces concepts and engages student Attention.

Use It in the Classroom

  • Both teachers and students can use hand signals to communicate or support their learning. Visual gestures that complement spoken language allow for the processing of information in multiple ways, supporting greater retention of information in Working and Short-term Memory.
  • Design It into Your Product

  • Providing a visualization or animation in addition to audio or text activates visual Working Memory and supports deeper comprehension. Developers can also use these visualizations or enactments to capture and maintain Attention on key content. ### Use It in Your Classroom