The Visual Non-Glossary

The Visual Non-Glossary

When & Where:

December 5, 2023

8:30 am – 11:30 am CST

Online via Zoom

Presented by: Isaac Márquez

What it is:

In the upcoming school year, are you hoping to see more students speaking and writing using academic vocabulary words in context? The Visual Non-Glossary is a resource designed to do just that! With over 3,300 structured visuals aligned to key science, math, and social studies vocabulary and over 10,000 conversation prompts based on the visuals, The Visual Non-Glossary is an invaluable tool for next-generation, student-centered instruction. In this workshop, which includes access to The Visual Non-Glossary, Isaac models and explains how to use the resource in a variety of different lessons.

In this 3-hour workshop, participants will:

  1. Engage with The Visual Non-Glossary web app
  2. Plan out structured conversations using The Visual Non-Glossary
  3. Practice interacting with The Visual Non-Glossary from both the teacher and student perspective
  4. Engage with a variety of strategies to facilitate deep, structured conversations in the classroom


Who should attend:

  • Science, Math, and Social Studies teachers
  • Bilingual/ESL teachers
  • Campus/district administrators
  • Instructional coaches and specialists
  • District science and ESL coordinators

Registration includes 1-Year access to The Visual Non-Glossary.