Thinking Visually

Step-by-Step Exercises That Promote Student Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic Learning

Maps have been used for centuries to help orient us in the physical world, yet they can also be useful tools for making sense of the more abstract world of thought. This remarkable book explores visual techniques for helping students understand how they think so they can become more effective learners. It combines the latest research with effective classroom practices that offer new possibilities for teachers and students.

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Maps have been used for centuries to help orient us in the physical world, yet they can also be useful tools for making sense of the more abstract world of thought. This remarkable book explores visual techniques for helping students understand how they think so they can become more effective learners. Thinking Visually combines the latest research with effective classroom practices that offer new possibilities for teachers and students.

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About the Author(s)

Oliver Caviglioli has been using mapping in his professional and personal life for over twenty-five years. He is headteacher of a special school, and has a family, but finds time to share his skills by leading training courses in schools, on Model Mapping, Accelerated Learning, and Thinking Skills.

Ian Harris is Professor of Buddhist Studies in the Division of Religion and Philosophy.

Table of Contents

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Foreword
Introduction
1. Maps
2. How to Map
3. Teaching Mapping
4. Thinking Skills
5. Teaching and Learning Interactions
6. Maps in the Classroom
7. Cleverness and Internal Maps
Gallery of Maps
References and Acknowledgments
Index

Product Details

Grades: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Media: 120 pp/paper
Item No: 8155
ISBN: 978-155138-155-8

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