“If one wants to reach younger people at an earlier age to shape their minds in a critical way, you really need to know how ideas and emotions are expressed visually”
- Martin Scorsese
FACT: 90 percent of information that comes to the brain is visual. – Hyerle, 2000
FACT: 40 percent of all nerve fibers connected to the brain are linked to the retina. – Jensen, 1996
FACT: Visual aids in the classroom improve learning by up to 400 percent. – 3M Corporation, 2001
FACT: Our eyes can register 36,000 visual messages per hour. – Jensen, 1996
FACT: Visual Literacy is the ability to encode (create a visual language) & decode (understand a visual language).
FACT: Students who are twice exceptional (2e) are often visual learners.