You’ve heard the mantra of graphic and advance organizers for years. Quit wasting your time drawing them by hand! Open up an Office 2007 program, choose INSERT and click on SMARTART. Choose the graphic that meets your needs, enter your information, play with the colors or the layout and you have a beautiful graphic organizer! Below are a just two examples.
Want some more resources on creating effective advance organizers? Check out these sites:
- Ausubel's Theory - Ausubel originally proposed advance organizers as an instructional tool.
- Example Advance Organizers - A great page with a few easy to use examples!