Real-life success stories show how Visual Vocabulary© can work for you
Little Marin, five weeks before her third birthday, walked out of her bedroom and informed her grandmother that she was wearing a striated dress. The same day, she looked into the kitchen and told her sister that the coffee cup atop the microwave was inverted.
Evan, almost four, made big leaps in applying the roots he learned through Visual Vocabulary’s methods. Without hesitation he chose the dormitory over the auditorium for the hypothetical college student who wanted to go to bed. How did he know? “Sleep,” was his reply. He had learned that dorm meant sleep and seen visual definitions of the word dormant. And when told about a movie he had never seen and asked to match clock, teapot, or candlestick to the name Lumiere, Evan rightly chose the candlestick. Time spent working with the word luminous had taught him about light.
Chelsea, Dominique, and Aidan also learned the meaning of luminous. After going through the deck once, none of them had any problem understanding a request to illuminate the room. Aidan jumped to the switch.
After being introduced to the word verdant through Visual Vocabulary’s methods, a group of preschoolers at a recent MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meeting mobbed a pot of artificial foliage to demonstrate their understanding.
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