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A Guide to Graphic Organizers: Helping Students Organize and Process Content for Deeper Learning (2nd Revised edition)

A Guide to Graphic Organizers: Helping Students Organize and Process Content for Deeper Learning (2nd Revised edition)

By: James A. Bellanca (author)Hardback

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Using Graphic Organizers to Increase Learning: A Step by Step Guide, Second Edition offers teachers of all grade levels and content areas a collection of 24 ready-to-use graphic organizers to help students organize their thinking, process content, and work cooperatively. In the bookAEs first section, each graphic organizer is featured in its own chapter, providing:A lesson for introducing the organizer to studentsIdeas for using the organizer in different subject areas and grade levelsTips for using the organizer to maximize student learningThe second section provides strategies for using graphic organizers with cooperative learning groups, exploration of the role of graphic organizers in developing thinking processes, and suggestions for using them as assessment tools. This revised edition has been updated with current research, several new graphic organizers, a streamlined format, and an expanded collection of examples.

About Author

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.


PrefaceAbout the Author1. KWL2. Web3. Sequence Chart4. Starburst5. Gathering Grid6. 5+1 Newspaper7. Jigsaw8. Ranking Ladder9. Scale10. PMI11. Venn Diagram12. Spider Map13. Classification Grid14. Agree-Disagree Chart15. Prediction Tree16. Decision Maker's Flow Chart17. Concept Map18. Fishbone Analyzer19. Problem-Solving Chart20. Two-Way Thinking Tower21. Classification Flow Chart22. Right Angle23. Inference Funnel24. What?s the Big Idea?25. Invent Your Own Graphic Organizer26. Graphic Organizers: Tools for Lifelong Thinking and Learning27. Skillful Thinking Is Not an Accident28. Promoting Students' Thinking About Their Thinking29. Developing the Quality of Student Thinking30. Using Graphic Organizers With Learning Groups31. The Multiple Uses of Graphic Organizers in Assessment32. No Child Left Behind and ResearchAppendix: Electronic ResourcesBibliography

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781412952996
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 264
  • ID: 9781412952996
  • ISBN10: 1412952999
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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