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CmapTools

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This Concept Map, created with IHMC CmapTools, has information related to: CmapTools - Home Page Cmap, CmapTools Program can be Downloaded, The Knowledge Model in this Web Site is navigated by 1.

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 26, 2013 12:15 PM

 

A great tool, check it out! A good example could be found here:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Holistic

 

Annette Duffy's curator insight, May 26, 2013 10:03 PM

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Teachers Guide on The Use of Graphic Organizers in The Classroom

Teachers Guide on The Use of Graphic Organizers in The Classroom | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

Gone are the days when planning and thinking were done mainly by pen and paper.Technology have made it pretty much easier to think in different other ways. Free mind mapping , brainstorming and concept mapping applications are ubiquitous online and more and more teachers are using them . The 21st century education is based , on a large part of it, on the visual output.

 

The benefits of graphic organizers in education

 

- Teachers can use graphic organizers to engage visual learners and help them organize their thoughts


- Graphic organizers help students make powerful connections between ideas and concepts


- They help students develop their convergent thinking by providing a framework for the development of new ideas through analysis, reflection and display.


- They also help students promote their divergent thinking by using such techniques as brianstorming to generate ideas.


- They can be used for developing vocabulary skills and improve reading, writing and communication skills.


- Students can easily learn new concepts and think in new novel ways using graphic organizers


- They help students focus on connections rather than words 

 

- Finally , graphic organizers can help both teachers and students develop creative and critical thinking skills.

 

Read more:

http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/06/teachers-guide-on-use-of-graphic.html

 


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6 Simple Ways to Accelerate your Learning with Mind Mapping

6 Simple Ways to Accelerate your Learning with Mind Mapping | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it
Learning to learn remains a powerful and necessary skill in every field of activity.  In addition to this skill, imagine that your learning can be accelerated, your mind challenged and your efficiency improved.

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iThoughtsHD for iPad

iThoughtsHD for iPad | Alive and Learning | Scoop.it

iThoughtsHD brings mind mapping to the iPad. Based on the award winning iThoughts for iPhone, iThoughtsHD has been designed specifically for the iPad.


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lelapin's comment, June 17, 2012 12:45 AM
compared to a free app, like mindjet for instance, is it really worth the 8€? Thanks in advance for any feedback.