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How – and Why – to Introduce Visual Note-Taking to Your Students | Edutopia

visual note taking

Visual note-taking allows information to be processed by the brain in three different ways.

Students who were asked to draw what they’d learned were nearly twice as likely to remember information than students who wrote the same information down. Drawing wins out because it allows information to be processed in multiple ways, explained Edutopia’s research editor Youki Terada: “When we draw, we encode the memory in a very rich way, layering together the visual memory of the image, the kinesthetic memory of our hand drawing the image, and the semantic memory that is invoked when we engage in meaning-making.”

Find out more in Paige Tutt’s insightful article here: How – and Why – to Introduce Visual Note-Taking to Your Students | Edutopia

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