The question is, which words will you reference and what images will you use as triggers to recall them?  Like an icon we click on our computer, images can be used to compress many sets of ideas into one visually encoded Big Idea.  Here is a fun example from a unit on pre-history.



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    Trevett Allen is an artist-educator.  One of his projects is working on trying to use image as metaphor and visual maps to enhance memory, understandings, and to seek more useful insights into memes and how they relate to Big Ideas in history, art, and human experience.
    This takes him across art disciplines, into philosophy, and into questions about how we make art.


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