Attending to Details: Visual Supports in the Classroom

Visual supports are common teaching strategies when accommodating children with special needs.  Pictures, frameworks, charts, and symbols can steer learners clear of language barriers and set them up for success.  They are essential tools for children with severe cases of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Language Impairments and Developmental Delays.  This is particularly true for visual thinkers. …

Teach Like A Designer

Design is everywhere.  It seeks solutions that are both aesthetic and functional.  With a little bit of creativity and ingenuity we can make our lives easier and enjoyable.  Design has the power to build communities and maximize human potential.  Have a look at the following video and the many examples of the role design plays …