For visual learners, the use of a graphic organizer can provide a structure for studying. Some can also make abstract concepts concrete and comprehensible. Graphic organizers are not only important to use in the classroom; they are a tool that educators should be sharing with parents to make homework easier to tackle. We are sharing a few examples of graphic organizers here:
Keep in mind that even young children can use graphic organizers. Take a cue from this clever teacher at a blog called Kindergarten Tales. Her students are creating Venn diagrams using hula hoops.
How else could you take graphic organizers “off the page”?
To find more (lots more) ideas, visit the Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Education Place website.