In yesterday’s post, I discussed the power and simplicity of mind maps to help you get organized. (If you missed it, check it out here .) Today, I want to give you a quick primer on how to make your own mind map. If you haven’t used mind maps before, you’ll be mapping in no time. And if you are familiar with the technique, maybe you will pick up a new idea or can share one of your own. Let’s get mapping!
The following is a general rubric that you can adapt for your lesson or share with your students. Depending on the nature of your course, you might adjust the balance of textual content, multimedia, or creativity. This rubric is based on 18 points.
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Do you like concept maps? I do because I'm a "visual learner." I read a rather funny Twitter back and forth between two people the other day about in which one stated "We are all visual learners, so quit calling yourself that!" Funny and accurate.
Mind/Concept Mapping MindMapping.com Information and history of mind mapping Mind-mapping.org List of all mind mapping, concept mapping, outlining, diagramming and related types of tools. Mind map libraries List of main libraries of mind maps. WikIT: Mindmapping Wiki Open for editing. Tool- and mapping-style neutral. Periodic Table of Visualization Jane Knight's MindMappingTools VisualThinkMapNing Robin Good's Collaborative Map 20 Essential Infographics and Data Visualization Blogs
Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers "Graphic organizers are tools that help your brain think." - Kylene Beers Graphic organizers are an illustration of your thoughts on paper.