The lessons in this issue originated with a request. Teachers needed a way for students to access an application like ComicLife. Students in our district have one to one access to Chromebooks. ComicLife is not available for Chromebooks. They wanted an alternative.
Thinking maps are graphic organizers. They provide a common visual language for communication and collaboration. They are visual tools to inspire lifelong learning. Students become better thinkers, problem solvers, and decision makers. There are eight different types of thinking maps. Each map links to a specific cognitive process.