Technology and NonLinguistic representationsPresentation Transcript
Visualization Software for Mathematics, Maple or Autograph, allow students to visualizae math functions.
Logger Pro and Geometer’s Sketchpad allow students to take video or still images and analyze them decipher math functions in a very visual way
VIsualThesaurus.com Students can see a word and its relationship to other words. Each mapped word is clickable to generate a map for that word. English 10 uses this to examine connotations for words in the Poetry Unit.
OpenMind allows students to create concept Maps that can be converted into Outlines, exported into word or powerpoint, or exported as an interactive webpage.
OpenMind also allows for Timeline Creation
Stella Allows students to make connections between systems and then run the model to see how the those relationships are graphed.
Gapminder.org takes data and plots it for easy visualization of Real World statistics.
Continent Bubbles reflect the relative populations and are interactive, splitting into individual countries and moving to their appropriate places on the graph.
GIS software allows students to manipulate data on the actual map.
Community Walk allows you to add images and text to locations on a map to create a tour. This one is the “Road to the Civil War.” Students quickly see geographical representation and can see the proximity of one event to another. Coupled with a visual time line they get a look at visual and spatial relationships of the content.
Java Virtual Lab allows students to visualize chemistry problems.