Visuals help students recognize relationships within words and sentences to develop reading skills. Using visual aids, such as pictures, diagrams, and charts, allows for additional processing time and supports learners by breaking down a skill into more manageable parts.
Hear how this teacher uses picture clues to teach reading. By using picture books with strong illustrations, she supports Vocabulary development, leading to deeper comprehension, and retrieval of concepts from Short-term Memory.
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Watch how developers of InferCabulary created an app that uses visuals to teach Vocabulary. By presenting five related images, learners practice inferring the meaning of unfamiliar Vocabulary words. Seeing images in addition to text further reinforces the definitions of the words, leading to greater retention in Long-term Memory.
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