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Five Best Mind Mapping Tools

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Mind mapping is a great way to brainstorm, make a plan, or turn ideas into the steps needed to make it real. Thankfully, there are great tools out there to help you build mind maps, organize them, and save them for later.

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Armando's curator insight, January 3, 2015 10:23 AM
Five Best Mind Mapping Tools
Saberes Sin Fronteras OVS's curator insight, January 5, 2015 8:31 AM

@mapa_conceptual

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, January 5, 2015 6:04 PM

Les comparaisons sont toujours interessantes, mais à lire selon ses besoins. 

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How to use icons and symbols to improve the clarity of your mind maps

How to use icons and symbols to improve the clarity of your mind maps | Tech & Education | Scoop.it
Icons and symbols are small visual elements that you can attach to topics in your mind maps, which add meaning and context to them. These miniature images can be used to depict priority, types of activities, tasks, and types of information and ideas.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, January 8, 2013 5:54 PM

Chuck Frey discusses the role of icons and symbols in mind maps, gives tips how to use and how NOT to use them in your maps, shares websites for free icon download.

FPPT's curator insight, January 8, 2013 7:39 PM

Chuck Frey discusses the role of icons and symbols in mind maps, gives tips how to use and how NOT to use them in your maps, shares websites for free icon download.

Megan Kopke's curator insight, October 31, 2013 4:09 PM

the importance of icons and symbols in "mind maps" or outlines, webs, anything like that.  symbols can have a much broader meaning and definition, bringing ideas and memories up quicker than a vague word or phrase.

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VYM - A Powerful Mind Mapping Tool for Students

VYM - A Powerful Mind Mapping Tool for Students | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

"Vym (View Your Mind) is a mind map application that provides students with a way to better organize notes and plan out the path of research or papers for class in a way that can help even the most complicated topics make sense.

 

Vym is an open source project that allows both teachers and students to walk through logical thought process in an intuitive diagram format called a "mind map" that is easy to follow.

 


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Cristina Reyes's comment, November 19, 2012 12:19 PM
You need Linux to run this program.
Baiba Svenca's comment, November 19, 2012 12:56 PM
Cristina, it's clearly stated in the tool review that there is a Windows application.
Cristina Reyes's comment, November 19, 2012 1:11 PM
Yes, I managed to install it. I tried 2 months ago and I couldn't. Thanks, it worked.
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Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students

Mind Mapping Tools for Teachers and Students | Tech & Education | Scoop.it

As teachers and all that we have to keep up with on a daily basis, mind mapping is a great way to stay organized.  For our students mind mapping provides students a way to show how aspects of content are connected.  Below are several options for mind mapping tools.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, January 21, 2013 1:25 AM

Review of 10 popular mind mapping tools with a few tips how to better use them with your students.

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The Power of a mind to map TonyBuzan @TEDxSquareMile

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TED...

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, December 22, 2012 3:04 AM

A must-watch talk by Tony Buzan about human brain, multiple intelligences, creativity and mind mapping. Tony Buzan explains how they are connected and how our brain can be developed with the help of mind mapping our knowledge.