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The Official Thinking Maps Blog

Celebrating 25 Years Transforming Teaching & Learning

Posted on  November 04, 2015  by  Sherwin Suddreth
Please view this message from Sherwin Suddreth, President of Thinking Maps or read it below! It is with humble pleasure that I announce that in September, 2015 Thinking Maps, Inc. celebrated its 25th anniversary. That’s 25 years of helping teachers
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A New Definition of Rigor

Posted on  November 29, 2016  by  Leanna Brown
screen-shot-2016-11-22-at-11-16-04-amEducators across the country are discussing “Rigor” and how to incorporate it into their classroom instruction:   “Our lessons must be more rigorous.” “We must increase the rigor of our assessments.” “Does this book possess the necessary rigor for that
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Does Your Brain Want to Learn? 5 Strategies to Promote Active Processing

Posted on  November 01, 2016  by  Carol Lloyd
motivatedbrain#4 in a series from The Motivated Brain: Improving Student Attention, Engagement, and Perseverance by Gayle Gregory and Martha Kaufeldt   So far in this series we’ve talked about the importance of stimulating the SEEKING system of the brain through
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Who is Responsible for Student Success? (and other questions that keep me up at night…)

Posted on  October 04, 2016  by  Kisha Daniels, Ed. D
African siblings doing homework“On most mornings, Nabil Romero’s mother would drive him and his brother to school at the Roybal Learning Center in Los Angeles. One morning when their mother wasn’t able to drive them, the two boys had to take two Los
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Thinking About Thinking: An Interview With Kisha N. Daniels

Posted on  September 16, 2016  by  Thought Leaders
© 2016 WUNCOur very own Kisha N. Daniels was interviewed by Frank Stasio of The State of Things on WUNC of Chapel Hill, NC. Listen to the full radio broadcast to hear Kisha explain how we’re shortchanging critical thinking in the classroom
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