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Graphic organizer Presentation

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Graphic organizer Presentation

  1. 1. Graphic Organizer BY: DAVID BORER
  2. 2. Introduction  Graphic organizers come in a variety of methods and are used for their effectiveness in improving the learning capabilities of students.
  3. 3. Definition  A graphic organizer is a visual and graphic display that depicts the relationships between facts, terms, and/or ideas within a learning task.  Graphic organizers are also sometimes referred to as knowledge maps, concept maps, story maps, cognitive organizers, advance organizers, or concept diagrams.
  4. 4. Types of Graphic Organizers Concept Maps
  5. 5. Types of Graphic Organizers Webs
  6. 6. Types of Graphic Organizers Mind Maps
  7. 7. How to use Graphic Organizers  Helps students with the structure of a writing project  Encourages students to make decisions  Helps students classify ideas  Allows students to demonstrate their thinking process  Helps students increase reading comprehension  Its easier to brainstorm
  8. 8. Use of Graphic Organizers Cont.  Using text and visual aids in the classroom reaches a wide variety of learners.  Creates a strong visual picture for the students.  Allows the students to see connections between facts, information, and terms.  Commonly used for grades K through 12.  Also effective for adult learners.  The brain is more equipped to process images rather than text.
  9. 9. Teaching with Graphic Organizers  Things that can be taught:  Cause and effect  Taking Notes  Comparing and contrasting concepts  Organizing problems and solutions  Organizational skills  Vocab. knowledge
  10. 10. Graphic Organizers in Diverse Achievement-Level Classrooms
  11. 11. Pros and Cons of a Graphic Organizer  PROS  Useful in helping students grasp abstract concepts.  Enhance learning by stimulating students’ interest and retaining their attention.  Small diagrams are easy to create and update.  CONS  Answer keys are time consuming.  A decrease in note taking.  Larger diagrams often get complicated very quickly and become harder to update.
  12. 12. Conclusion  Graphic organizer creates a strong visual picture for the students.  Can be used for all age groups.  Encourages students to make decisions.

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