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.

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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.

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Meditating Thinking

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Do Visual Tools and Thinking Maps® Work?

Oh, Yes!  How?

Link to the only source for national and international

Thinking Maps® research.

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Thinking Maps ® has a registered trademark

School Based Professional Development

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

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ANIMATING THE THINKING

behind Thinking Maps® 

for early childhood and primary years

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