Friday, October 19, 2018

Speaking of Reading

Fact: 40 percent of all nerve fibers connected to the brain are linked to the retina. – Jensen, 1996

Fact: Our eyes can register 36,000 visual messages per hour. – Jensen, 1996

Fact: Approximately 65 percent of the population are visual learners. – Mind Tools, 1998

Fact: 90 percent of information that comes to the brain is visual. – Hyerle, 2000

Fact: The brain processes visual information 60,000 faster than text. –3M Corporation, 2001

Fact: Visual aids in the classroom improve learning by up to 400 percent. – 3M Corporation, 2001

Fact: Although only 10 percent of secondary students are auditory learners, 80 percent of instruction is delivered orally. – University of Illinois Extension, 2009

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