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Build Strong Visual Literacy Skills into Your Class

Kelly Shafsky shares how to use TCI's powerful (click to watch) Visual Discovery strategy inside a class.  Whether you teach social studies or another area, we all use visuals.  This short five-minute video taps the important features to think about when using visuals with your students.  You can learn other instructional strategies at http://www.teachtci.com/tci-approach/teaching-strategies/ 

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Comment by Courtney Jablonski on February 3, 2011 at 12:03pm

I agree whole-heartedly with you.  This video is an excellent demonstration of how we as educators can increase the level of engagement and thinking of our students.  Viewing material with a critical lens will be imperative for students as they prepare themselves for college and careers. The Common Core Standards are asking that all educators create opportunities for students to develop their ability to think critically and synthesize information from multiple resources.  This quick clip shows how simply this can be done in the classroom.

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