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Let’s Brainstorm with Mobile Devices! 15+ Free Apps for IOS/Android. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Friday, March 29th 2013 Part of the Mobile Learning Series!

Let’s Brainstorm with Mobile Devices! 15+ Free Apps for IOS/Android

Student Voice. 2014-15 Minister's Student Advisory Council In August of 2014 this council shared their ideas on how Ontario can reach the goals set out in its new Achieving Excellence vision for publicly funded education.

Student Voice

This graphic captures their ideas for implementing the 4 key goals of the vision: Description of image | Larger image Their To Achieve Excellence spoken word poem expresses the challenges students can experience and their hopes for Ontario's education system. Meet the members of this year's Minister's Student Advisory Council. Lynda Barry’s Syllabus: An Illustrated Field Guide to Keeping a Visual Diary and Cultivating the Capacity for Creative Observation. By Maria Popova How to master the infinitely rewarding art of “being present and seeing what’s there.”

Lynda Barry’s Syllabus: An Illustrated Field Guide to Keeping a Visual Diary and Cultivating the Capacity for Creative Observation

“It gives me such a sense of peace to draw; more than prayer, walks, anything,” Sylvia Plath wrote in her diary when she first began working on her little-known drawings. “The great benefit of drawing … is that when you look at something, you see it for the first time,” the great Milton Glaser observed in sharing his wisdom on life. Diagrams Done Right. Sunni Brown: Doodlers, unite! Sketchnoting FOR Learning. More and more people have asked about the sketchnotes you see sprinkled throughout the Langwitches blog.

Sketchnoting FOR Learning

I was thrilled when Felix Jacomino, organizer of Miami Device, asked me to do a Sketchnoting 101 workshop at the conference this upcoming Friday. Giulia Forsythe at Faculty Academy 2012. Drawing conclusions. Sketchnoting on Pinterest. Popplet. MindMeister (mind mapping) for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store.

Idea Sketch. Got an idea? Quickly sketch it out as a diagram and then view it as an outline, or vice-versa. No drawing required, just enter your text and move the shapes around, Idea Sketch handles the rest. Visualize Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Idea Sketch for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more!

Create Copy text from another app, such as an email, document, or web page, and import it into Idea Sketch to automatically create an idea that can be viewed as both a diagram and outline. Share Diagrams and outlines can be easily shared via email. View in the iOS App Store View in the Windows Store View in the Windows Phone Store. Lino - Sticky and Photo Sharing for you. Educreations - Teach what you know. Learn what you don't. Penultimate. Hey Jude by Lyrical Flowcharts. Mind Map - iPhone, iPad and Android. A Creative Collaboration Tool. SimpleMind Free mind mapping. La cartographie mentale vous aide à organiser vos pensées, à vous souvenir des choses et à générer de nouvelles idées.

SimpleMind Free mind mapping

Nous avons créé une magnifique application intuitive pour vous permettre de créer une carte mentale où que vous soyez et quand vous le souhaitez. PLUS DE SimpleMind :• La version COMPLÈTE de SimpleMind pour Android vous offre des tonnes de fonctionnalités vous permettant d'augmenter votre productivité - disponible sur Google Play• Le Bureau SimpleMind est disponible pour Windows et Mac - Fonctionnalité gratuite• Tout ce qu'il vous faut pour débuter avec la cartographie mentale.• Pas de publicités• Aucune inscription nécessaire pour créer un compte.• La mise à niveau vers la version complète se fait en un achat unique. SimpleMind est optimisé à la fois pour les téléphones et tablettes. Certaines fonctionnalités ne sont disponibles que sur les versions d'Android les plus récentes. ShowMe Interactive Whiteboard. ScreenChomp. Serve up Tasty Screen Videos with your iPad Our first experimental app helps you create bite-sized video nuggets everyone can learn from.


This recordable whiteboard is just the canvas you need to jot your ideas down and share them – with the world, or just a friend or two. Helpful to anyone, but developed with teachers and students in mind, ScreenChomp records your touchscreen interactions and audio so you can… Send helpful tutoring videos home with students Allow kids to create videos that help their classmates Explain complexities from afar Record your most recent brilliant idea Share doodles with friends and family A whiteboard with many colored markers, a wide-open Canvas, and easy sharing through or Facebook make it as easy as Record.

Press for 3 seconds to clean your whiteboard. Import any image from your iPad's camera roll to doodle on. Use these colored markers to sketch, or hold for 3 seconds for more colors. Swipe over any mistakes to watch them disappear. Mind Mapping Free. Nutrition Help.

Mind Mapping Free

This simple application provides you help to compose balanced meal. As a prerequisite, a rough knowledge of food composition helps to compose balanced meals. The system is provided with an official database of 1300 different foods with exact composition in protein, carbohydrates, lipids. MindMemo(Free) Mindjet Maps for Android. iMindMap. Outliner, Hierarchical Tree Note Editor and Personal Wiki.


An Organizer for all your thoughts, ideas & information using cross referenced "Friend" links to create personal data networks of arbitrary complexity. Multiple parents feature allows a child note to be linked to more than one parent although defined only once... very useful when something doesn't fit into a single category. Unique ability to create multiple tree roots within a single network that simplifies the creation of family tree-like structures. MindMeister (mind mapping) Mindomo (mind mapping) Unleash the power of your ideas with mind mapping and concept mapping.

Mindomo (mind mapping)

Capture your thoughts directly on mind maps, turn them into presentations on the fly, and share them with others. Synchronize your maps to the cloud, from any device. Not “The Best,” But “A List” Of Mindmapping, Flow Chart Tools, & Graphic Organizers. I’m just making this a very “quick and dirty” list — at least for now — because, for the life of me, I can’t figure out how or why all the online mindmapping and flow-chart tools that are out there have any educational application.

Not “The Best,” But “A List” Of Mindmapping, Flow Chart Tools, & Graphic Organizers

It seems to me that there really isn’t much of a value-added benefit to doing any of this online as opposed to doing it on pen and paper — except, perhaps, it will look a lot nicer (and save paper). I do have my students use a lot graphic organizers in the classroom, and am including some resources for them in this list, too. Graphic/ Writing Organizers. Notetaking.