Dr. David Hyerle
Creator of the Thinking Maps® model
International leader for developing critical thinking skills for all students
This website is your direct link to Dr. David Hyerle.
Connect to David's critical thinking resources, research, seminars and keynote presentations, and up to dateThinking Maps® and Thinking Schools results from around the world.
As the international leader in the field of visual critical thinking skills and learning--and inspiring keynote speaker, seminar and workshop presenter--David offers explicit ways for systematically
shifting classrooms practice and mind sets from rote learning
toward student centered, personalized critical thinking for learning.
David introducing the Multi-flow Map to Ethiopian school children
Bring David's research-based, practical, dynamic and animating style to your colleagues through his keynote and seminar presentations--at your school, university or workplace--anywhere in the world.
Teaching for Thinking
Free resource with every presentation by David
When David leads a seminar or Keynote presentation, all participants receive an online copy of
Thinking Maps® for Developing Connective Leadership for Leaders and Leadership teams supporting personal growth, professional learning communities, and collaborative leadership.
David is President of Thinking Schools International
which offers an integrated approach to whole school transformations using Visual Tools for critical thinking skills, Habits of Mind and problem-based design thinking models.
As Founding Director of the nonprofit Thinking Foundation, David supports documentation and graduate level research, as well as being the key source for ThinkingMaps® research and professional books.
Do Visual Tools and Thinking Maps® Work?
Oh, Yes! How?
Link to the only source for national and international
David co-founded Thinking Maps® Inc. and is the lead author of the primary training guide:
Thinking Maps: A Language for Learning.
Thinking Maps® Professional Resources
ANIMATING THE THINKING
behind Thinking Maps®
for early childhood and primary years