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Visual Thinking

Visual Thinking

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Visual Thinking
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Published by: joshua_sorto on Aug 29, 2011
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Project No 4 Summarize visual thinkingIntroduction
To appraise and analyze “Visual Thinking” as a new approach to make studentsindependents and guides of their own learning, its main purpose is to combinestudents’ ideas in order to make them “visible”, “feasible” and “understandable” for every single learner who is trying to take advantage of their thoughts related to thetopics. Students are able to participate by providing the knowledge and applyingprevious experiences based on the contents to be taught by the instructor; however the main goal to achieve visual thinking in a traditional classroom is not to givestudents a full explanation about the theory or a guideline procedure to follow step bystep but to let students take ownership of their learning process while they apply their knowledge and or any other idea that can be inferred in the developed tasks.
What is Visual thinking?
Visual thinking is a research based approach, focused on abilities, attitudes andalertness, which purpose is to enhance students’ personalities not only to developstudents thinking skills but to integrate those skills to have a deeper understandingand a self-motivation to learn new contents given in the classroom. Visual thinking isfocused on providing an environment that supports trust, openness andunderstanding; however, it establish a positive dialogue and challenge of mentalmodels for new perspectivesVisual thinking allows students to be engaged with their learning environment whenthey provide general or specific ideas based on their previous knowledge or thoughtsassociated to the topics using their creative imagination. A hugh concern to developand to know deeply about the topics is built inside the learner attitude so that hebecomes a problem solver of his societal needs. Visible Thinking involves severalpractices and resources; Teachers and students are allowed to use a high volume of "thinking routines" which can be classified as protocols and public speaking for exploring ideas of important topics, say fractions arithmetic, the Industrial Revolution,World War II, science fiction, social sciences, humanism, and psicology. A Visual

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