DUAL CODING WITH TEACHERS
There are two major reasons why dual coding works in the classroom. One it addresses the problem of the vanishing words in teacher explanations, and, two, it offers an easier route to understanding meaning than words alone. We will both experience what this feels like, as well as learn the research behind these situations. Then, a solution. I will teach the participants a topic that is unfamiliar to them such that they will demonstrate perfect recall by virtue of a sequence of activities based around peer explanation and embodied cognition.