A Guide to Graphic Organizers: Helping Students Organize and Process Content for Deeper Learning

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Corwin Press, May 30, 2007 - 245 páginas
"Creating a mindful rendering of student thinking with these graphic tools is at the heart of this extensive work. K-12 teachers will applaud this effort as they use these graphic organizers in rich and relevant instructional activities."-Robin Fogarty, Educational Consultant and Author"An excellent aid in teaching students to gather and process data systematically, develop critical thinking skills, and become actively engaged learners."-Mary Jo Johnson, Educational Evaluator, North Carolina School for the Deaf, Morganton, NCHelp students organize their thinking, process content, and work cooperatively!Graphic organizers are effective, research-validated tools for supporting student achievement, promoting students' higher-level thinking, and strengthening learners' visual and metacognitive skills.In this combined update of The Cooperative Think Tank I and II, James Bellanca offers teachers a collection of 24 ready-to-use graphic organizers to enhance student learning across subject areas and grade levels. Presenting each graphic organizer in its own chapter, the author includes lessons for introducing these engaging learning tools to students and offers tips for maximizing their positive learning effects. Revised with current research, new graphic organizers, and a streamlined format, this edition also provides guidelines for using graphic organizers to:Support cooperative learning groupsHelp students process contentEffectively assess students' understanding of conceptsFor novice teachers or seasoned veterans, Bellanca's extensive collection is the ideal guide to help you integrate graphic organizers into daily instruction.
 

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KWL
1
Web
8
Sequence Chart
15
Starburst
23
Gathering Grid
31
5+1 Newspaper
39
Jigsaw
47
Ranking Ladder
55
ProblemSolving Chart
143
TwoWay Thinking Tower
151
Classification Flow Chart
160
Right Angle
168
Inference Funnel
176
Whats the Big Idea?
183
Invent Your Own Graphic Organizer
193
Tools for Lifelong Thinking and Learning
196

Scale
63
PMI
71
Venn Diagram
79
Spider Map
87
Classification Grid
94
AgreeDisagree Chart
101
Prediction Tree
108
Decision Makers Flow Chart
118
Concept Map
127
Fishbone Analyzer
135
Skillful Thinking Is Not an Accident
199
Promoting Students Thinking About Their Thinking
206
Developing the Quality of Student Thinking
211
Using Graphic Organizers With Learning Groups
215
The Multiple Uses of Graphic Organizers in Assessment
220
No Child Left Behind and Research
229
Electronic Resources
236
Bibliography
238
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James Bellanca is a life-long advocate for the principles and practices created by Reuven Feuerstein. As a Senior Fellow for the Partnership for 21st Century Learning, he created and edits the innovative P21Blogazine. He is the editor of a series of 21st Century Deeper Learning collections, has authored more than a dozen how-to books aimed to infuse critical and creative thinking across the curriculum and is President of the Illinois Consortium for 21st Century Schools.

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