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Thinking Maps

Thinking Map Training

Thinking Maps® (TM) Parent Workshop Madison will be hosting a Thinking Maps® (TM) parent workshop on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 6:15-7:00 PM in the library following the PTA Board meeting (5:30 PM). What Are TM? The TM are visual tools for learning, and include eight visual patterns each linked to a specific cognitive process. The Thinking Maps consist of the Circle Map which is used for defining in context; the Bubble Map, describing with adjectives; the Flow Map, sequencing and ordering; the Brace Map, identifying part/whole relationships; the Tree Map, classifying/grouping; the Double Bubble Map, comparing and contrasting; the Multi-Flow Map, analyzing causes and effects; and the Bridge Map, seeing analogies. These maps are a "common visual language" for students in all subject areas and are currently being used in grades K-5. Child care will be provided! So don’t miss this great opportunity to be informed and get involved in your child’s education.

Thinking Maps uses eight visual patterns based on fundamental thinking processes.  All thinking maps can be used by all teachers across all grade levels and content areas. 

Thinking Map Strategy Guide