# How do you implement a thinking map?

## How do you implement a thinking map?

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Implementing Thinking Maps School Wide

1. Conduct a follow-up focus training in person or through TMLC.
2. Allow time for practice (2-3 weeks)
3. Share with colleagues.

## What map is used to analyze a physical object and its parts?

The Brace Map (see illustration) is used to analyze physical objects and shows part-whole relationships. It answers the question, “What are the parts of the whole physical object?” On the line to the left, write the name of the whole object.

## What thinking map is used for compare and contrast?

A double bubble map documents the thinking involved in comparing and contrasting, in showing similar and different qualities of things. Kids love the double bubble map because they can control it so easily. A Venn diagram, which is a graphic organizer, is also used to compare and contrast.

## What is a brace map?

The brace map helps identify whole and part relationships. It is used for something concrete that can be broken into components or subparts. A brace map is different from a tree map because you physically break things apart with a brace map.

## What is a double bubble map?

The Double Bubble Map is a tool for comparing and contrasting things, including individuals, events, places, ideas and artifacts. It begins with two adjacent central bubbles in which the two ideas are written.

## What thinking map is used for describing qualities?

Bubble Maps are used to describe qualities using adjectives (“sparkle words”) and adjective phrases. As a writing tool it enriches students’ abilities to identify qualities and use descriptive words. In the center circle, write the word or thing being described.

## What map is used for seeing cause and effect?

Fishbone Diagram (Cause & Effect) • Used to identify a problem’s root cause. It can stimulate brainstorming and provide a visual display of the many potential causes for a specific problem (or effect).

## What is the purpose of a double bubble thinking map?

The Double Bubble Map Identify similarities and differences. Differentiate between characters or objects. Analyze comparisons and contrasts.

## What are thinking maps?

Thinking Maps are consistent visual patterns linked directly to eight specific thought processes. By visualizing our thinking, we create concrete images of abstract thoughts. These patterns help all students reach higher levels of critical and creative thinking — essential components of 21st Century education.

## What type of questions do tree maps answer?

A treemap is like a tree diagram that uses differently sized rectangles to convey numeric values for each branch. The larger the rectangle, the higher the numeric value. Treemaps can answer questions about your data, such as: What are the proportions of categories to the total?

Bridge Map

## What are the 8 maps?

8 Different Types of Maps

• Political Map. A political map shows the state and national boundaries of a place.
• Physical Map. A physical map is one which shows the physical features of a place or country, like rivers, mountains, forests and lakes.
• Topographic Map.
• Climatic Map.
• Economic or Resource Map.
• Road Map.
• Scale of a Map.
• Symbols.

## How are thinking maps used in the classroom?

Build A Map – Students take turns creating a map on chart paper. Each student receives a different role for the assignment. Mapping and Moving – Students work together on their map and then are given time to view other groups’ maps. Students are able to use post it notes to offer suggestions or take notes.

## How do you use a multi flow map?

The Multi-Flow Map is a Thinking Map used to show the relationships between events. It is a way to show the causes of an event, which are put on the left hand side. Then on the right hand side, the effects of the event are added.

## What is the thinking process of a flow map?

The purpose of a Flow Map is to practice sequencing skills through stages of an event, ordering information, and steps in a process. A Flow Map can be created horizontally or vertically. Hylerle and Yeager (2007) show “A Flow Map can also be used to show comparisons or degrees.

## How does a bubble map look like?

The Bubble Map is used for Describing using adjectives or phrases. It has a large inside circle from which lines extend to smaller outside circles or “bubble”. Many of you might look at a Bubble Map and think it is a web or cluster map. The connecting “bubbles” contain the adjectives that describe the term.

## What does a brace map look like?

A brace map helps analyze the parts of a whole and the relationship between them. Visually, a brace map looks like a sideways tree map. The difference is that a brace map spreads out into all the parts of the original whole.

Dr. David Hyerle

## What thinking map is used for part whole?

Brace Map. used for identifying part/whole relationships. Tree Map.

## What is a bubble map used for?

Bubble Maps are used to describe qualities associated with a specific item, person, idea or event. They develop pupils’ abilities to identify qualities and use descriptive words. In the centre circle, write the word or thing being described. Write the adjectives or adjectival phrases in the outside circles.

## What thinking map is used for sequence and order?

The Flow Map is used for showing sequences, orders, time lines and cycles. It also helps students see the relationships between stages and substages of events.

## Is a Venn diagram a thinking map?

Concept maps are visual representations of information. They can take the form of charts, graphic organizers, tables, flowcharts, Venn Diagrams, timelines, or T-charts. They can also be used to analyze information and compare and contrast.

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