List of Figures and Tables
Foreword by Patricia Wolfe
Preface by David Hyerle, Ed.D.
About the Editors
About the Contributors
1. Thinking Maps as a Transformational Language for Learning by David Hyerle, Ed.D.
Section 1: Linking Thinking, Language, and Learning
2. Why and How Thinking Maps Work: A Language of Brain and Mind by Kimberly M. Williams, Ph.D.
3. Leveling the Playing Field for All Students by Bonnie Singer, Ph.D.
4. Tools for Integrating Theories and Differentiating Practice by Alan Cooper, B.Ed.
5. Closing the "Gap" by Connecting Culture, Language, and Cognition by Yvette Jackson, Ed.D.
Section 2: Integrating Content and Process
6. Maps for the Road to Reading Comprehension: Bridging Reading Text Structures to Writing Prompts by Thomasina DePinto Piercy, Ph.D., and David Hyerle, Ed.D.
7. Empowering Students From Thinking to Writing by Jane Buckner, Ed.S.
8. The Challenge of High-Stakes Testing in Middle School Mathematics by Janie B. MacIntyre, M.Ed.
9. Thinking Like a Scientist by Lou-Anne Conroy, M.A., and David Hyerle, Ed.D
10. Thinking Technology by Daniel Cherry, M.Ed.
Section 3: Uniting Whole Learning Communities
11. A First Language for Thinking in a Multilingual School by Stefanie R. Holzman, Ed.D.
12. Feeder Patterns and Feeding the Flame at Blalack Middle School by Edward V. Chevallier, M.Ed.
13. Becoming a Thinking School by Gill Hubble, M.A.
14. Stories From Mississippi: Results From College to Kindergarten by Marjann Kalehoff Ball, Ed.D.
15. The Singapore Experience: Student-Centered Fluency by Ho Po Chun, M.Ed.
Section 4: Transforming Professional Development
16. Inviting Explicit Thinking by Sarah Curtis, M.Ed.
17. Coaching and Supervising Reflective Practice by Kathy Ernst, M.S.Ed.
18. Thinking Maps: A Language for Leading and Learning by Larry Alper, M.S.Ed.
19. Bifocal Assessment in the Cognitive Age: Thinking Maps for Assessing Content Learning and Cognitive Processes by David Hyerle, Ed.D., and Kimberly M. Williams, Ph.D.