The Benefits Of Visual Teaching
Here are four “facts” cited in recent scholarly research
papers about the brain and education:
Skype video can come close
to engaging the full visual capacity of the brain. When, for example, a
puppet can wake up and excite the students’ interest, they will long remember
the day’s lesson.
Watch the different reaction of these students listening to my lecture on health and the reaction to my puppet:
Why? Because the very nature of video calling is visual. From downloading film clips to creating exciting power point programs, so we can engage the visual area of our students’ brains which in turn induces long term memory… and isn’t that what we teachers are all
trying to do?