Concept Maps: Engaging Students to Make Meaning

Credit: iStock.com/Natalia Shabasheva
Credit: iStock.com/Natalia Shabasheva
Making meaning is the key to deep understanding. One instructional strategy that helps students reach understanding is concept maps. Concept maps display information through various forms, including charts, timelines, tables, and graphic organizers.The benefits of concept maps include aiding students in establishing relationships between ideas, supporting higher-level thinking skills, and helping to clarify and structure information.

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