•A study conducted by
James, Abbott, and Greenwood, 2001 found that in “children with special needs,
findings suggested that a large part of their gains could be attributed to the use
of graphic organizers”
•Research on using computers and graphic
organizers “found that presenting selected graphic organizers on computers helps students to see the
relationships between main ideas and supporting details, and this in turn leads to
higher scores on reading and writing tests” (Hyerle, 1996).