Using Images to Boost Learning

As trainers and teachers, it’s always a good thing to remind ourselves now and then about the power of images to help the human brain learn and remember important information. Here are some excellent resources to explore that do just that.

4 Ways to Make your Brain More Vibrant with Visuals
from ImageThink

Below are two more excellent slide presentations by ImageThink:

1. Got Visuals? How to Use Them to Make Your Event Unforgettable

2. Best Ideas of 2012 (great example of #1)

Below is another excellent slide presentation about the value of images in aiding memory and retention of learning:

Sketchnoting FOR Learning from Silvia Rosenthal Tolisano

If you want to sharpen your own image-creating skills, watch:

Sketch Thinking from Jose Berengueres

In addition, do explore both webpages Slides About PowerPoint  and Slides from SlideShare for more informative, image-rich slide presentations.


Interested in experiencing more of these brain-based, non-traditional learning strategies in action? Consider attending the  “Training from the BACK of the Room” (TBR) class in a city, state, or country near you. For a complete list of 2019 classes, click HERE or HERE and check back as classes are added monthly.


TBR Classes in February – March 2019:


Dates: February 7th – 8th 2019; Training from the BACK of the Room
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Kelly Pfeiffer


Dates: February 9th – 10th 2019; Training from the BACK of the Room (early-bird, military, and public school teacher discount available – see website for more information)
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Brian Milner


Dates: March 23rd – 24th  2019; ICAgile Presents “Training from the Back of the Room”
Location:Bangalore, India
Facilitator: TBR Certified Trainer Hastie
Sponsored by: Agile India Conference
Note: Special pricing is available for ICAgile Member Organizations – contact us for more information.


Dates: March 25th – 26th  2019; Training from the BACK of the Room
Location: London, England, UK
 TBR Certified Trainer Jean-Paul Bayley
Sponsored by: Actineo Consulting LLP


To read more about the excellent TBR Certified Trainers who are facilitating the above classes, click on the Certified Trainers page and scroll down to their names, photos, and bios.

And if you’re curious as to what you’ll learn from participating in a TBR class? Click on the following blog post for a description:

What You’ll Learn from a TBR Class


Thank you for reading!