Learn Words the Beachy Way!

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Graphic organizers are often used in classrooms as a way to help many different types of learners grasp vocabulary definitions. They allow students to connect their own personal visual or graphical representation of a word and its definition with situations where the word is used. Extensive research has been conducted to support the effectiveness of graphic organizers in vocab learning, so Beach Physics is certainly going to make use of this powerful teaching tool!

We modified a general graphic organizer template to encompass physics vocabulary and have added our own beachy flair to it. Here is the first draft result!

 

Further reading on graphic organizers:

http://www.graphicorganizers.com/images/stories/pdf/Q&AGraphicOrganizers.pdf

http://jlr.sagepub.com/content/18/4/275.full.pdf

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1688604

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