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The Resource Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge, David Hyerle ; prologue by Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robert J. Marzano

Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge, David Hyerle ; prologue by Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robert J. Marzano

Label
Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge
Title
Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge
Statement of responsibility
David Hyerle ; prologue by Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robert J. Marzano
Title variation
Transforming information
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes a variety of visual tools, such as brainstorming webs, graphic organizers, conceptual mapping, and thinking maps, that help students develop and improve critical thinking and study skills, creativity, and comprehension; and offers advice on using them in the classroom. Includes examples
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DLC
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Hyerle, David
Dewey number
370.15/23
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1067.5
LC item number
.H94 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Costa, Arthur L
  • Marzano, Robert J
  • Hyerle, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual learning
  • Constructivism (Education)
  • Thought and thinking
  • Critical thinking
  • Cognition
Label
Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge, David Hyerle ; prologue by Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robert J. Marzano
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: A field guide to using visual tools
  • First edition: Visual tools for constructing knowledge
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index
Contents
  • The Elephant in the Room
  • The Mapping Metaphor: terra incognita
  • Mapping the Brain
  • Visual Tools for Map Making
  • The Foundation of the Mapping Metaphor: Seeing
  • 2. Facilitating the Networking Brain and the Patterning Mind. Nonlinguistic and Linguistic Representations
  • Research Studies on Graphic Organizers
  • Reading Comprehension and Reading First Research
  • Mapping Living Systems
  • The Brain Is a Pattern Detector
  • Foreword / Robert J. Marzano
  • The Visual Brain
  • The Mind Organizes Into Schematic Patterns
  • Multiple Intelligences as Active Patterns
  • Habits of Mind
  • 3. Using Visual Tools. Clarifying a Confusion of Terms and Tools
  • Content-Specific Visual Tools
  • Defining Visual Tools
  • Theory-Embedded Tools
  • Types of Visual Tools
  • Reviewing Your Tool Kit
  • Prologue / Arthur L. Costa
  • Choosing Appropriate Visual Tools
  • The Importance of Student Ownership of Visual Tools
  • Saving Time
  • Constructing Knowledge in Cooperative Groups
  • Beyond Blueprints, Templates, and Blackline Masters
  • 4. Brainstorming Webs for Facilitating the Creative Mind. Flow of Information and Knowledge
  • Thinking in Pictures
  • The Brain and Brainstorming
  • The Misconceptions About Brainstorming Webs
  • Webs for Facilitating Habits of the Mind -- Software for Brainstorming Webs -- Brainstorming Webs for Collaborative Reflection / David Schumaker -- Mind Mapping -- Viewing Book Reviews -- Mindscapes From Metaphors -- Seeking Personal Growth -- 5. Graphic Organizers for Analytical Tasks. An Overview of Graphic Organizers / Greg Freeman -- Comparing Graphic Organizers and Brainstorming Webs -- Organizers for Habits of Mind -- Chunking, Memory, and the Organizing Brain -- Content-Specific Graphics as an Advanced Organizer -- Process Specific Maps -- The Big Picture Organizers -- Mapping Lesson Plans -- Design and Understanding -- 6. Conceptual Mapping for Integrating Creative and Analytical Thinking -- Thinking About the Box -- Habits of Mind and Conceptual Maps -- When Thinking Became Popular -- Novak and Gowin's Concept Mapping Techniques -- The Inductive Tower -- Argument Maps and Rationale / Tim Van Gelder -- Feedbacks and Flows in the System -- Connection Circles / Rob Quaden and Alan Ticotsky -- Systems Thinking -- Leaving Tracks -- An Integration of Visual Representations: Teaching With Unit Visual Frameworks -- 7. Thinking Maps: A Synthesis Language of Visual Tools -- A Short History of Thinking Maps -- Defining Thinking Maps as a Language -- Five Levels of Thinking Maps Implementation -- Differentiated Thinking Patterns for English-Language Learners / Stefanie Holzman -- Essential Cognitive Questions Based in Standards -- From Students and Teachers to Leadership Development and Whole-Schools Transformations -- The Role of Thinking Maps in the Process of Becoming a Professional Learning Community / Larry Alper -- Whole-System Change -- 8. Thinking Maps for Special Needs / Cynthia Manning -- Thinking Maps Give Me a Chance to Learn: Learning Prep Student -- Background on Learning Prep School -- Developing the Fundamental Psychology Processes Through Thinking Maps -- Thinking Maps and High-Stakes Testing -- Teachers and Students See the Success -- Thinking Maps and "the Real World" -- In Conclusion -- References and further reading -- Index
  • Summary Definition of Visual Tools
  • Introduction: transforming static information into active knowledge
  • Blind Insights
  • Right Now: Jumping the Achievement Gap for All Children
  • Overview of the Book
  • 1. The Mapping Metaphor. Cognitive Dissonance in Representation Systems
Control code
ocn226304730
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 167 p. ;
Isbn
9781412924276
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008017823
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)226304730
Label
Visual tools for transforming information into knowledge, David Hyerle ; prologue by Arthur L. Costa ; foreword by Robert J. Marzano
Publication
Note
  • Rev. ed. of: A field guide to using visual tools
  • First edition: Visual tools for constructing knowledge
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 159-162) and index
Contents
  • The Elephant in the Room
  • The Mapping Metaphor: terra incognita
  • Mapping the Brain
  • Visual Tools for Map Making
  • The Foundation of the Mapping Metaphor: Seeing
  • 2. Facilitating the Networking Brain and the Patterning Mind. Nonlinguistic and Linguistic Representations
  • Research Studies on Graphic Organizers
  • Reading Comprehension and Reading First Research
  • Mapping Living Systems
  • The Brain Is a Pattern Detector
  • Foreword / Robert J. Marzano
  • The Visual Brain
  • The Mind Organizes Into Schematic Patterns
  • Multiple Intelligences as Active Patterns
  • Habits of Mind
  • 3. Using Visual Tools. Clarifying a Confusion of Terms and Tools
  • Content-Specific Visual Tools
  • Defining Visual Tools
  • Theory-Embedded Tools
  • Types of Visual Tools
  • Reviewing Your Tool Kit
  • Prologue / Arthur L. Costa
  • Choosing Appropriate Visual Tools
  • The Importance of Student Ownership of Visual Tools
  • Saving Time
  • Constructing Knowledge in Cooperative Groups
  • Beyond Blueprints, Templates, and Blackline Masters
  • 4. Brainstorming Webs for Facilitating the Creative Mind. Flow of Information and Knowledge
  • Thinking in Pictures
  • The Brain and Brainstorming
  • The Misconceptions About Brainstorming Webs
  • Webs for Facilitating Habits of the Mind -- Software for Brainstorming Webs -- Brainstorming Webs for Collaborative Reflection / David Schumaker -- Mind Mapping -- Viewing Book Reviews -- Mindscapes From Metaphors -- Seeking Personal Growth -- 5. Graphic Organizers for Analytical Tasks. An Overview of Graphic Organizers / Greg Freeman -- Comparing Graphic Organizers and Brainstorming Webs -- Organizers for Habits of Mind -- Chunking, Memory, and the Organizing Brain -- Content-Specific Graphics as an Advanced Organizer -- Process Specific Maps -- The Big Picture Organizers -- Mapping Lesson Plans -- Design and Understanding -- 6. Conceptual Mapping for Integrating Creative and Analytical Thinking -- Thinking About the Box -- Habits of Mind and Conceptual Maps -- When Thinking Became Popular -- Novak and Gowin's Concept Mapping Techniques -- The Inductive Tower -- Argument Maps and Rationale / Tim Van Gelder -- Feedbacks and Flows in the System -- Connection Circles / Rob Quaden and Alan Ticotsky -- Systems Thinking -- Leaving Tracks -- An Integration of Visual Representations: Teaching With Unit Visual Frameworks -- 7. Thinking Maps: A Synthesis Language of Visual Tools -- A Short History of Thinking Maps -- Defining Thinking Maps as a Language -- Five Levels of Thinking Maps Implementation -- Differentiated Thinking Patterns for English-Language Learners / Stefanie Holzman -- Essential Cognitive Questions Based in Standards -- From Students and Teachers to Leadership Development and Whole-Schools Transformations -- The Role of Thinking Maps in the Process of Becoming a Professional Learning Community / Larry Alper -- Whole-System Change -- 8. Thinking Maps for Special Needs / Cynthia Manning -- Thinking Maps Give Me a Chance to Learn: Learning Prep Student -- Background on Learning Prep School -- Developing the Fundamental Psychology Processes Through Thinking Maps -- Thinking Maps and High-Stakes Testing -- Teachers and Students See the Success -- Thinking Maps and "the Real World" -- In Conclusion -- References and further reading -- Index
  • Summary Definition of Visual Tools
  • Introduction: transforming static information into active knowledge
  • Blind Insights
  • Right Now: Jumping the Achievement Gap for All Children
  • Overview of the Book
  • 1. The Mapping Metaphor. Cognitive Dissonance in Representation Systems
Control code
ocn226304730
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xx, 167 p. ;
Isbn
9781412924276
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008017823
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)226304730

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