Monday, March 9, 2009

What are storyboards and how can they help our students?

Here is an excerpt (courtesy of Scholastic) from a relatively new book: "Visual Tools for Differentiating Reading & Writing Instruction: Strategies to Help Students Make Abstract Ideas Concrete and Accessible." Storyboards are one of several tools recommended when working with students for whom the visual and the concrete are helpful elements in absorbing abstract ideas. Our authors have found that this technique is especially helpful in reading and writing instruction.

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