Another reason to introduce ‘Visual Note-taking’ in schools

I came across this article today. It is a research from Princeton University; “Study finds that writing notes by hand is best way to remember details”   Students where allowed to take notes either on their laptop or with pen and paper. Those who used pen and paper were able to recall significantly more, and […]

Visual literacy should be equally important as textual literacy in our educational systems

In my ever lasting hunger to explore the web on possibilities  of how to change education and the importance of visuals and visual thinking in our modern society. One that is changing rapidly, every generation more adapted to our digital innovations than the former, while education is lagging behind. I came across a 2005 whitepaper that is stating exactly […]

Somewhere along the line.. ; visual thinking and education

My last  post I wrote on visual spatial thinking and how some people think and learn in a different way from other people. Well that difference isnt all that big when we are little, it is when we grow up that that division of left and right brained people becomes more clear. The right brain is […]

Stop arguing, accept it; the world of our children is changing

Yesterday, when trying to explain  the concept of generation gap to my kids, I realized once again that their view of the world and their expectations are already tuned in into new possibilities and innovations. On finding out that my friend didn’t have internet until age 16, simply because it didn’t exist, my daughter exclaimed; […]