Mind-Map It Out.

To help process information it is always great to introduce a mind map as an effective learning tool.

A mind map is a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central key word or idea. Mind maps are used to generate, visualize, structure, and classify ideas, and as an aid in study, organization, problem solving, decision making, and writing. (c/o Wikipedia.org)

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(c) Mind Tools Ltd

There are a few online tools that best support the mind-mapping approach for learning. Lifehacker.com recently reviewed the Five Best Mind-Mapping Applications for online mapping action. These tools are FREE & very user-friendly.

These resources are quite useful for both learning and teaching. There are plenty of online mind-mapping resources to support visual learners which makes mapping information fun!

Map on, my friends. Map on.

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11 thoughts on “Mind-Map It Out.

  1. Editor April 1, 2009 / 9:19 pm

    Have you tried using iMindMap the ONLY approved software that meets the demands and criteria as developed by the originator Tony Buzan?
    A sevenday free trial is available from http://www.destech.wordpress.com.

  2. Laura Pasquini April 1, 2009 / 9:38 pm

    I have not… but I will check it out. Thanks for the recommendation.

  3. arvind July 28, 2009 / 2:25 am

    its very tricky &good

  4. Editor August 13, 2009 / 3:58 am

    Arvind what do you mean tricky? T

  5. lydiaarnold August 13, 2009 / 6:53 am

    http://mind42.com/ is useful for collaborative mind mapping, it allows you to invite others to join in a collective mind map.

  6. Cheryl Morse November 12, 2009 / 3:29 pm

    I would like to request permission to use your mindmap of Time in an independent study course on Drawing that I am developing.

    Sincerely,

    Cheryl Morse
    Instructional Designer
    Department of Independent Study
    Brigham Young University
    801-422-8707

  7. Laura Pasquini December 18, 2009 / 12:17 am

    Roy – I have informed by Mind Tools Ltd. that this their image.

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