If you would like to learn more about visual learning and graphic organizers, check out these titles.
Anders, G. & Beech, L.W. (1990). Reading: Mapping for meaning: 70 graphic organizers for comprehension. Kent, CT: Sniffen Court Books.
Ausubel, D. (1968). Educational psychology: A cognitive view. New York: Holt, Reinhart and Winston.
Balsamo, K. (1994). Thematic activities for student portfolios. Beavercreek, OH: Pieces of Learning.
Bellanca, J. (1990). The cooperative think tank: Graphic organizers to teach thinking in the cooperative classroom. Arlington Heights, IL: IRI/SkyLight Training and Publishing, Inc.
Bromley, K., Irwin Devitis, L. & Modlo, M. (1999). 50 graphic organizers for reading, writing & more: Reproducible templates, student samples, and easy strategies to support every learner. New York: Scholastic Professional Books.
Bromley, K., Irwin-De Vitis, L & Modlo, M. (1995). Graphic organizers: Visual strategies for active learning. New York: Scholastic, Inc.
Bromley, K.D. (1996). Webbing with literature: Creating story maps with children's books. (2nd ed.). Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.
Buzan, T. & Buzan, B. (1993). The mind map book: How to use radiant thinking to maximize your brain's untapped potential. New York: Penguin Books USA Inc.
Buzan, T. (1983). Use both sides of your brain: New techniques to help you read efficiently, study effectively, solve problems, remember more, think clearly. New York: E.P. Dutton.
Caine, R.N. & Caine, G. (1997). Education on the edge of possibility. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Camilli, T. (1992). A case of red herrings: Solving mysteries through critical questioning, book A-1. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Press & Software.
Drapeau, P. (1998). Great teaching with graphic organizers: Lessons and fun-shaped templates that motivate kids of all learning styles. New York: Scholastic Professional Books.
Forte, I. & Schurr, S. (1996). Graphic organizers and planning outlines: For authentic instruction and planning. Nashville, TN: Incentive Publications, Inc.
Green, P.A. (Ed.). (1995). Graphic organizer collection. Palatine, IL: Novel Units.
Harnadek, A. (1981). Mind benders®-B2: Deductive thinking skills. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Press & Software.
Hyerle, D. (1996). Visual tools for constructing knowledge. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Jacobson, J. & Raymer, D. (1999). The big book of reproducible graphic organizers: 50 great templates to help kids get more out of reading, writing, social studies & more. New York: Scholastic Professional Books.
Johnson, N. (1995). Active questioning: Questioning still makes the difference. Beavercreek, OH: Pieces of Learning.
Johnson, N.L. (1990). Questioning makes the difference. Beavercreek, OH: Pieces of Learning.
Johnson, N.L. (1992). Thinking is the key: Questioning makes the difference. Beavercreek, OH: Pieces of Learning.
Jonassen, D.H. (1996). Computers in the classroom: Mindtools for critical thinking. Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Maddux, C.D., Johnson, D.L. & Willis, J.W. (1996). Educational computing: Learning with tomorrow's technologies. (2nd ed.). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
Marzano, R.J., Pickering, D.J. & Pollack, J.E. (2001). Classroom instruction that works: Research-based strategies for increasing student achievement. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Novak, J.D. & Gowin, D.B. (1984). Learning how to learn. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Novak, J.D. (1998). Learning, creating and using knowledge: Concept map® as facilitative tools in schools and corporations. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.
O'Brien-Palmer, M. (1997). Great graphic organizers to use with any book! New York: Scholastic Professional Books.
Olson, J.L. (1992). Envisioning writing: Toward an integration of drawing and writing. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
Parks, S. & Black, H. (1990). Organizing thinking: Graphic organizers. Book II. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Press & Software.
Rico, G.L. (1983). Writing the natural way: Using right-brain techniques to release your expressive powers. New York: G. Putman's Sons.
Roblyer, M.D. & Edwards, J. (2000). Integrating educational technology into teaching. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
Swartz, R.F. & Parks, S. (1994). Infusing the teaching of critical and creative thinking into elementary instruction: A lesson design handbook. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Press & Software.
Tarquin, P. & Walker, S. (1997). Creating success in the classroom: Visual organizers and how to use them. Englewood, CO: Teacher Ideas Press.
Thornburg, D.D. (1998). Brainstorms and lightening bolts: Thinking skills for the 21st century. San Carlos, CA: Starsong Publications.
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