Resources - Nonlinguistic Representations
An outline of how to create various types of graphic organizers for different purposes.
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Power Point Presentation that includes rationale for using non-linguistic representations and classroom applications.
Hill, J. & Flynn, K. (2006) Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners. Alexandria, VA: A.S.C.D.
Marzano,R., Pickering, D., & Pollack, J. (2001) Classroom Instruction that Works. Pearson
Brechtel, M. (2001) Bringing It All Together. Dominie Press
The Council for Exceptional Children provides a bibliography and resources about graphic organizers. http://www.ericec.org/minibibs/eb21.html
Carleton College publishes a Web site about teaching with visualization. http://serc.carleton.edu/NAGTWorkshops/visualization/index.html
ESRI maintains a variety of Web resources to support the use of global information systems (GIS) in the K-12 classroom, including case studies about schools that have used mapping software to support student learning. http://www.esri.com/industries/k-12/
(From Focus on Effectiveness http://www.netc.org/focus/strategies/nonl.php)