So many minds… So little time…THINKING is the 21st Century COMPETENCY
BERCS is a spatial framework
CHANGE ACHIEVEMENT BY CHANGING MINDS.
Building imagery for ideas forms the foundation for seeing and understanding relationships.
Did you know you could see a pi R squared?
Spatial reasoning skills have been identified as the number one precursor to achievement in math and science.
Teaching through models and manipulative, using diagrams, charts, & graphs, Freyer models and other graphic organizers… these are all attempts to capture and develop spatial reasoning. We need to teach students how to gather, display, organize and interpret data. Yes facts are data. Do you ever compare facts with students?