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2015 ASCD Summer Academies

ASCD Summer Academies

Join ASCD for two immersive learning experiences for teachers.

The Strategic Teacher: Developing Every Teacher's Instructional Know-How
July 30–August 1
Anaheim, Calif.

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Connect 21 Camp: Becoming a 21st Century Teacher, Leader, and School
August 6–8
National Harbor, Md.

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Strategic Teacher

by Harvey F. Silver, Richard W. Strong and Matthew J. Perini

Table of Contents

Chapter 12. Mind's Eye

12. Mind's Eye

Strategy Overview

The students in today's classrooms are saturated with images. Television, movies, Web sites, magazines, billboards, comic books, even textbooks bombard students with glossy pictures and moving images that explode with color and action. However, reading works differently. Most texts don't show readers pictures. Instead, readers must supply their own images by actively converting words on the page into realistic settings, flesh-and-blood characters, and dynamic scenes or, in the case of nonfiction, memorable representations of essential content.

 

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