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Feel free to use the following screenshots e.g. in your Blog, or in Wikipedia to illustrate articles about Docear. If you want to see more screenshots, look at the Details page, or the manual. The basic view with your research categories, PDFs and annotations (including bibliographic data) A draft of a new paper with PDFs and annotations, copied from your Library Your Library, with PDFs and annotations. The left part shows the “workspace panel” that allows to create different projects, and to do simple file management The welcome mind map with basic information, and the note panel (bottom) in which you can create additional notes. The right part of the picture shows the integrated reference manager JabRef.

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Mind map gallery Clicking on the images will increase their size. Clicking the hyperlink under the images will open the interactive mindmap. Because of limitations of the mind map viewer, the interactive maps may behave slightly different from the maps you download on your computer and view with Freeplane. Read here how to download maps. For more information about these maps see Freeplane Tutorial Extensions and the (hidden) information in the interactive maps when you hover or unfold the nodes. 11 Awesome and Free Image Resources for your Next Presentation by PowToon! Images make presentations better. Not Text. Not Audio. Not Video. It is the image that rules this world. Why?

Freeplane Open Source Plugin for Freeplane Freeplane|GTD is an open source development project (GPL v.3) to create a Freeplane plugin for extracting GTD-style Next Action lists from a mind map. A Freeplane version 1.2.x add-on is available at SourceForge. Overview Like the previous project (FreeMind|GTD), Freeplane|GTD is a tool for implementing a GTD system with a mind map. The difference is that Freeplane|GTD is a plugin for Freeplane, so you can work off-line and locally. 6 Hands-On Tools and Activities for Teaching Web Literacy Creative Commons Licensed Image Source One of the most important skills of the 21st century — web literacy — is often overlooked in the classroom. The ability to read, write and participate online is an indispensable skill for learners, but it’s curiously absent from many educators’ curricula.

What is Mind Mapping? by Luciano Passuello A mind map is a graphical way to represent ideas and concepts. It is a visual thinking tool that helps structuring information, helping you to better analyze, comprehend, synthesize, recall and generate new ideas. Just as in every great idea, Doodle – Silly Name, Powerful Tool (for Finding Times to Meet, Work) Have you ever found it frustrating trying to get a group together and not being able to find a date and time that works for everyone? Have you had to run around in circles chasing emails all over and trying to hunt people down to offer times they can meet? Well that stops now. Doodle is free and easy to use. It’s a little work for the user who creates the poll – you have to create your free account, provide a brief description of the meeting, then indicate valid dates and times the users can choose from.

Guest Post: 3 Ways to use MindMapping to Improve your Workflow The concept of mindmapping was created based on neuroscience and how the brain functions. The brain works based on synaptic connections. One thoughts connects to another and another and another, creating the cohesive thoughts and actions that we are aware of. Trying to organize our life around lists can be difficult as it’s so very limiting and contrary to how the brain functions. Mindmapping, on the other hand, mimics how our brain creates connections, which enables us to improve how we function.

September APP ED REVIEW Roundup – Apps for Video Creation Projects Few strategies can get students more engaged in the classroom than creative projects. Teachers can embrace the Information Generation’s learning preferences by integrating these video-creation apps below into their assignments, which can really amp up classroom engagement! Plus, differentiating classroom projects that include videos allows students to demonstrate their learning in unique ways– teaching an important process, making an interactive video focused on classroom content, or explaining findings as a newscast — instead of a traditional paper-and-pencil report. Remember, each and every app reviewed by App Ed Review is analyzed against a comprehensive rubric in a consistent, informative manner by a panel of state-certified teachers. In addition, each review includes 3-5 instructional ideas for how to integrate the app into your teaching!

10 Productivity Tips for Working with Large Mind Maps A while ago, I wrote a series of posts helping individuals get the most out of their mapping efforts. Today, I’d like share 10 productivity tips and best practices for working with large mind maps. As illustrated by the image above, mind maps can become substantially difficult to work with when the number of topics exceeds 60. At this size should you try and use MindManager’s Fit Map view, the type size decreases so much so that it becomes difficult to read. If you Zoom In to increase the type size, however, you lose context, or the “big picture” ability to view each topic in relation to all the other topics.

The 9 Best Web Tools Teachers Will Use This Year Clear communication with students and their parents is one of the primary goals of every teacher. Start this year with just that by using a variety of tools to share your plans and expectations for the coming academic year. In past years I have used a number of these assets but I have not as clearly organized them as I have this year. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The Top 27 Free Tools to collaborate, hold discussions, and Backchannel with Students 1- ChannelME ChannelME is a great web tool. It allows its users to browse a particular website simultaneously. 50 Education Technology Tools You Can Start Using Today 6 Time-Saving Writing Apps For Students 8.22K Views 0 Likes For anyone who has ever had to write a paper, you know that getting the ideas down when they come to you is important. These mobile apps will get you started and keep you going. 5 Useful iPhone Apps For Student Bloggers