Look! Something Shiny! How Some Textbook Visuals Can Hurt Learning
Researchers found that when learning to read bar graphs, children learned better with plain simple bars. Filling the bars with pictures or patterns distracted them from what was important.
Researchers found that 6- to 8-year-old children best learned how to read simple bar graphs when the graphs were plain and a single color.
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