Graphic organizers are used to organize information, ideas, and concepts in a visual way. They can be particularly helpful to support understanding of the relationships between ideas and concepts which aids in not just better mastery of the topics but also better memory retention. You can use graphic organizers to summarize the main ideas from a lecture, compare events in history, relate works of literature or even to practice recalling information you will be tested on. Check out our videos below to learn about three different types of graphic organizers. You may find that you like one type better than another, or that certain types are a better fit for certain courses than others. Try them out and see what works for you!