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Free Online Mindmapping Tool

Free Online Mindmapping Tool | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Mindmaps is an HTML5 based mind mapping app. It lets you create neat looking mind maps in the browser.


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Though I have been told this works on the iPad, my attempts have been for naught.
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Ricard Lloria's curator insight, August 2, 2015 5:29 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

Iva Golec's curator insight, August 3, 2015 9:36 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

Bart van Maanen's curator insight, August 4, 2015 5:44 AM

This looks like a useful free HTML 5 mindmapping tool. Works well on  the iPad.

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25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning

25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools For Visual Learning (RT @FLIPPED_CLASS: 25 Top Concept-Mapping #Tools For Visual #Learning http://t.co/fQhehQMI9M … #edchat #webtools #toolschat #edtech)...
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I've taught "bubble notes" for years.  Now, it's called "concept-mapping" or "mind-mapping."  Doesn't matter it's name.  It works!

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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 | NOLA Ed Tech | 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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Some Mind Mapping On The iPad

Some Mind Mapping On The iPad | NOLA Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Whether you’re studying or brainstorming: making mind maps can be an essential skill. Paper works fine in a pinch, but technology makes the whole process ten times easier. Your iPad, in particular, is the ideal study companion and works wonders for creating mind maps. There are some incredible third party tools that make it especially fast…
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Free Technology for Teachers: iBrainstorm - Shared Brainstorming on iPads

What a great way to collaborate! Watch it, though: Only up to four iDevices can work together.
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