MindMaple - Concept Mapping Programs Natural Mapping Interface Add and move topics just like drawing in a notebook. MindMaple® lets you place new topics creatively instead of restricting them to a preset location. Manage Your Tasks Visually integrate important task details into your maps. Flipped learning: A response to five common criticisms One of the reasons this debate exists is because there is no true definition of what “flipped learning” is. Over the past few years, the Flipped Learning method has created quite a stir. Some argue that this teaching method will completely transform education, while others say it is simply an opportunity for boring lectures to be viewed in new locations. While the debate goes on, the concept of Flipped Learning is not entirely new. Dr.
Humorous Illustrations by Wirdou - T-Shirt Designer ‘I’m a young T-shirt designer from Madrid, Spain. I started this as a hobby but now it’s become an awesome kind of job The following are a selection of humorous illustrations created by Spanish illustrator Wirdou! Download Choose your operating system: TheBrain 8 for Mac OS X Mac OS 10.7+1 GHz Intel Processor, 1GB RAM, 100 MB available storage TheBrain 8 for Linux Works on many Linux/Unix variants. Google+ isn't a social network; it's The Matrix Pretty much everyone (myself included) has been reading Google+ wrongly. Because it bears many superficial resemblances to social networks such as Facebook or Twitter - you can "befriend" people, you can "follow" people without their following you back - we've thought that it is a social network, and judged it on that basis. By which metric, it does pretty poorly - little visible engagement, pretty much no impact on the outside world. If Google+ were a social network, you'd have to say that for one with more than 500 million members - that's about half the size of Facebook, which is colossal - it's having next to no wider impact.
15 Great Mindmapping Tools and Apps Mindmapping is the process of drawing up diagrams that show relations between various ideas, tasks or information. For many of us this shows to actually be a way of taking notes that can be more useful than just writing down keywords or sentences like we do on a to-do list. By drawing mind maps you actually visualize your tasks and how each task can influence each other in a better way, making your brain remember more easily and/or come up with new ideas. The Tools There are various tools for mindmapping out there, both free and paid versions. In this article I will focus solely the free options.
Why Is the Research on Learning Styles Still Being Dismissed by Some Learning Leaders and Practitioners? I have been battling the notion of "designing instruction for learning styles" in my own quixotic fashion for a couple of decades now. In my attempt to be a good steward of my clients' shareholders' equity I wished to help them avoid faddish instructional design practices that have been disproven by empirical research. I first learned back in the 1980s at NSPI (now ISPI) conferences that while self-reported learning style preferences do exist, that designing instruction to accommodate them has no basis. When I posted yet again on this topic on my blog a couple of months ago and then sent a Tweet out about it—Jane Bozarth, EIC of this magazine, invited me to publish an article.
How to Install If you’ve never installed presets before, use this guide to get them from Preset Love into your own site. 1) Download When you download a preset from Preset Love it’s going to come as a .zip file. When you download the zip file, make sure you know where it’s going. The Underlying Blog Burritos & Sundresses It's summertime and most of my motivation, to put it bluntly, is focused on Chipotle, Mountain Dew and girls. It reminds me of that episode of Friends when someone asks Joey what he'd rather give up, food or women? I still have no answer, all I see is a pretty lady in a sundress handing me a Chipotle burrito with steak and guacamole, telling me I won the race. I have no damn clue what that means. Someday this paragraph may be used against me.
Blog: 6 uses for Twitter lists and how to manage them using SocialBro As you probably know, In May Twitter announced that they were increasing the list limits to an allowance of 1000 lists per user (the old limit was 20) and each list can now contain up to 5000 people (which used to be 1000). As frequent Twitter list users ourselves, this announcement made us all rather excited here at SocialBro! Update to Twitter lists: You can now make up to 1,000 lists (up from 20), and each list can include up to 5,000 accounts (up from 500).— Twitter for News (@TwitterForNews) May 30, 2013 This improvement to Twitter lists brings many benefits to groups of people who use this feature, such as community managers, agencies and large companies as it allows for better community segmentation.
10 Really Cool Mind Mapping Examples You Will Learn From Let’s have a look at mind mapping examples together. I love to look at the mind maps other people make. The many examples that can be found online are amazing, boring, interesting, fun, educational and sometimes inspirational. Pilar's Classroom: Games "In 1606, some 105 adventurers set off from England to try and establish the first permanent English colony in the New World. They settled in what is now the state of Virginia and called their colony first James Fort, and then James Towne, in honor of James I, the King of England. The early years of the colony were nearly a total disaster. Almost half of the settlers died due to poor choices in settlement location, management of resources, and quarrels with the indigenous Powhatan Indians. You are the Captain of the Jamestown Colony: Can you do any better than the real colonists?
There's a Word for That: 25 Expressions You Should Have in Your Vocabulary Recently I came across this amazing little Tumblr named ‘OtherWordly‘ – itself a play on words. It consists of a collection of strange and lovely words from different languages through different times. What I like most about this selection of consonants and vowels – little meaning-carrying packages of vibration – is that they all try to point to the unspeakable, the transient or the neglected. That which we forget in the busyness of our daily grind. Words have the power to remind us – and therefore we should choose our words carefully so we are reminded of the things that nourish our souls.
Root maps This article proposes some conventions on formats for common mind maps used in organizations, with a view to enhancing their use by using familiar patterns. It does not suggest that flexible, free-form mapping should be dropped. Its author has pointed out that "formality versus flexibility is not an either/or situation – both are needed, at different times and for different purposes." It is copied from an original white paper by Nick Duffill of Harport Consulting under the terms of the license by which that paper was released, and he has approved its appearance here. This work (that is, the article on this specific page of WikIT) is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 2.5 UK: Scotland License. To view a copy of this licence, visit or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California 94105, USA.