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Brain Connections

Thinking Maps are built on a strong foundation of cognitive science and research-based best practices in teaching and learning. Download the whitepapers to learn more about our methodology!

Whitepapers

The Building Blocks Of Brain-Based Learning

The Research Base for Thinking Maps

Learn how the brain prefers to process information to maximize retention, recall, and deep understanding.

Distance and Hybrid Learning

Nine Best Practices

Find research-based best practices, implementation tips, and helpful resources for distance and hybrid learning.

The Professional Learning Cycle

Building a Culture of Continuous Learning for Teachers

Build strong professional learning communities and drive progress through application of the 4-part Learning Cycle.

Metacognition

Closing the Gap Between Knowing and Doing

Explore the research on metacognition and learn classroom strategies to support metacognitive thinking.

Alignments

Mapping What Works

Thinking Maps Alignment to What Works Clearinghouse Evidence-Based Practice Guides

Mapping What Works in Writing

Thinking Maps Alignment to What Works Clearinghouse Evidence-Based Practice Guides for Writing

Ready to Think, Ready to Learn

Supporting the Essential Domains of School Readiness with Thinking Maps