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Thinking Maps, developed by Dr. David Hyerle, are visual teaching tools that foster and encourage lifelong learning.

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They are based on a simple yet profound insight: The one common instructional thread that binds together all teachers, from pre-kindergarten through postgraduate, is that thinkint all teach the same thought processes. Based on thorough and well-accepted academic study and brain research, the eight Thinking Map tools correspond with eight fundamental thinking processes.

More than simple task-specific graphic organizers, our tools can be utilized individually or in various combinations to form a Common Visual Language for students and teachers at all grade levels, in all subjects.

Authors and national consultants Larry Alper, M. Below are summaries of our implementation options. Thinking Maps implementation for students, teachers, and leadership is a comprehensive, whole school process for improving the teaching, leading and learning of all participants in a school and school system.

This implementation page includes details and examples of the following:. Scroll down through this webpage to learn more about the above implementation options listed above. Thinking Maps for Whole School Professional Development 1 Day Training plus Days Follow-up with school in session This proven model of whole school implementation of Thinking Maps ensures that students and teachers fluently apply Thinking Maps to learning and teaching on a daily basis.

It includes classroom posters, black tihnking masters and a specific methodology for introducing, teaching, mxps, integrating and assessing the impact of the Thinking Maps common visual language. This guide is the primary resource for leadership teams in your school. Each guide also includes, in poster form, the Thinking Maps Implementation Rubric.

Click here to see examples of inside the manual pdf file. Go to Thinking Maps Inc.

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Through this process of training and feedback, participants are certified by Thinking Maps, Inc. Participants must have Thinking Maps experience and show proficiency in presenting workshops and facilitating adult learning through modeling for and coaching of colleagues.


Once participants have gained certification, they are required to follow implementation guidelines established by Thinking Maps, Inc. Participants receive additional resource materials, including access to extensive documents showing teacher and student examples of content applications.

These documents are included on Powerpoint files and in video clips in the form of iMovies and DVD productions. This manual, in conjunction with the extensive Training of Trainers professional development plan, prepares skilled educators to enhance the learning process of others within their own region, district, or school, through the unique language tjinking Thinking Maps.

An individual license of the Thinking Maps Software is included with the manual. A Language for Leadership professional development is designed to meet the needs of multiple audiences.

It can be used by leaders and leadership teams who want to strengthen and deepen their current Thinking Maps implementation, and assist those who want to expand their use of these tools into leadership practices.

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This guide and associated professional development can also serve as an entry point for schools to begin the process of implementing Thinking Maps. Content Specific Workshops 1 Day Workshops follow-up curriculum design optional A whole school, or content specific teams from across schools, learn how to support students in meeting content and process standards through the explicit application of Thinking Maps. Workshops are designed in response to the specific content areas and grade levels, but each workshop focuses on content standards, writing, mathematics and reading comprehension.

Thinking Maps Software is user friendly for students, teachers, and administrators and is easy to learn during the process of implementation.

The Software Workshop is focused on more advanced and creative applications for individuals, classrooms, whole schools, and system wide network use. This is an ideal training for technology specialists and school wide computer lab teachers. Thinking Maps software is on both Macintosh and Windows operating systems. Technology for Learning Students and teachers can use the computer to hone their Thinking Maps skills!

Technology for Learning offers over 80 tutorials and exercises, designed to give hyerrle extra practice in the proper use of Thinking Maps. The software builds maps from scratch allowing students to customize them to their lesson requirements.

Future modes to be released include Expository, Argumentative, and Summary writing. Click here to see examples of the inside the manual pdf file.


Response to Literature This spiral-bound manual explains the background information necessary for responding to literature thniking, stages of understanding, types of oral and open-ended written responses, and various types of prompts. It is designed to help teachers guide students through the process of explaining and supporting their thinking about a particular piece of discourse.

Establish a common focus and shared accountability for school-wide writing performance Have a plan for providing continuous writing instruction for students Instruct students according to their individual levels of writing achievement Identify areas of strengths and areas needing improvement by grade level Commit to continuous progress in writing proficiency with the goal of excellence for Mxps STUDENTS Implementation: Setting the Stage This manual is the introductory nyerle for all modes of writing.

This manual, in conjunction with the intensive Training of Trainers professional development plan, prepares educators in the skills necessary to train others within their own region, district, or school.

A CD containing PowerPoint presentations for trainers is included with this manual. The overall goal of the manual is to help teachers provide quality, challenging, and focused instruction to transition students from immersion in their native language to acquiring proficiency in English. Yyerle practical applications to English Language Learner Theory Provides information and resources for a year English Language Learner staff development plan for school sites Provides examples of extensions and adaptations amps each Thinking Map to meet the language needs of all levels of language proficiency Connects Thinking Maps applications to research based strategies Connects the functions, forms, and fluency of language development to Thinking Maps applications Provides direction and examples for teaching the specific text structures of English using Thinking Maps Provides directions, examples, and opportunities to hhyerle differentiated lesson plans for all levels of language proficiency using Thinking Maps.

The format of each section includes background information, opportunities for the teachers to apply the information, and an tbinking to develop classroom applications. Click here to see examples inside the guide pdf file.