Press Space or double-click to edit Capture ideas at the speed of thought – using a mind map maker designed to help you focus on your ideas and remove all the distractions while mindmapping. Create unlimited mind maps for free, and store them in the cloud. Your mind maps are available everywhere, instantly, from any device. Brainstorm, create presentations and document outlines with mind maps, and publish your ideas online and to social networks. Get Started Why use MindMup?
Free Online Mind Map Tool Delve Deeper Don't stay on the surface - go beyond it. GoConqr’s Mind Mapping tool not only allows you to produce clear learning content, it also lets you delve a little deeper by attaching snippets that you can fill with informative notes, pictures, video or links to other resources. You can maintain a simple visual overview while easily accessing relevant content with more depth to provide context. Top Revision Tips: Using Mind-Maps When revision time crops up and you feel daunted by the stack of notes on your desk, there is a handy tool which boosts your memory and makes study a more creative, appealing pursuit. A mind map – a kind of diagram which represents all the information you need to learn, present or analyse, in a visual manner – enables you to get to grips with a large body of information, increase memory retention during the revision process and even boost your creativity. Mind maps have been used for centuries, yet they were first brought to the mainstream public by Tony Buzan in the 1970s, who introduced the public to this new method of study. Buzan and other proponents of the use of mind maps pointed out that the natural human tendency is to scan an entire page in a non-linear manner. Studying from written texts, on the other hand, forces us to read from left to right, a process we can find tiring and resulting to a loss of interest and focus. Advantages of mind mapping:
Inspiration Software announces Inspiration Diagrams for the iPad Feb 10th, 2012 | By Chuck Frey | Category: Mobile Mapping Tools Called Inspiration Diagrams, the new visual thinking app is designed to help students in grades 6-12 to create visual diagrams and outlines that help them to clarify their thoughts, organize and analyze information, integrate new knowledge and learn to think critically. Inspiration will lead off with an abridged version of the app, Diagrams Lite, which will be available for free in the AppStore in March.
Brainstorming Mind Mapping using Mind Maps for Creativity and Generating Ideas In my previous post on Bubble Diagrams and Mind Mapping I mentioned the confusion between these thinking tools. Well another common confusion I often encounter is that Mind Mapping is described as “brainstorming”. Now whilst it can be used for brainstorming, Mind Mapping has so many other applications as well so defining it in such a restrictive way is rather limiting. So what I want to do in this post is give you some idea how you can use Mind Mapping for Brainstorming, creativity and the generation of ideas. I am not going to get into pure definitions of creativity (and the closely linked issue of innovation) but suffice it to say that in the context I shall be using the term, we will focus on it being the generation of new ideas. Now ideas do not simply appear out of thin air.
Mind Maps®: Learning Skills from MindTools.com A Powerful Approach to Note-Taking (Also known as Mind Mapping, Concept Mapping, Spray Diagrams, and Spider Diagrams) "Mind Map" is a trademark of the Buzan Organization (see www.buzan.com). 7 Mind Mapping Uses for Students We get it: you want to know what this Mind Mapping technique is, and why students would use it. Well, we have 7 ways students can start Mind Mapping to get better results, improve their memory and spend less time actually making notes – surely that’s worth a read! You can find out more about how to create a Mind Map step-by-step. Firstly, Mind Maps are a great way for students to make notes on all of the information they receive.
How to Mind Map for Study Success How would you feel if you got 1 out of 20 (5%) for a test or exam? Upset? Angry? 25 Useful Brainstorming Techniques by Celes on Feb 9, 2009 | ShareThis Email This Post Caught with a problem you cannot solve? Need new ideas and solutions? The process of brainstorming requires you to think out of the box that is keeping you in the problem. The idea for this post was triggered by a question from a reader, who asked me on my thoughts of the best brainstorming methods to achieve the best results. Literature and Latte - Scapple for Mac OS X and Windows Rough It Out Scapple doesn’t force you to make connections, and it doesn’t expect you to start out with one central idea off of which everything else is branched. There’s no built-in hierarchy at all, in fact—in Scapple, every note is equal, so you can connect them however you like. The idea behind Scapple is simple: when you are roughing out ideas, you need complete freedom to experiment with how those ideas best fit together.
Mind Map Freeware - Create mind maps (graphical representations of thought processes) for brainstorming, problem solving, rational analysis, and decision marking. Free mind map software help you build, save, share and print arbitrary mind maps absolutely free. Edraw Mind Map is a free mind map freeware with rich examples and templates which make it easy to create mind maps, brain-storming diagrams, project timeline, life planner, SWOT analysis and sketch maps. It can visualize your thinking and quickly arrange and organize your work, all to benefit you as well as people around you.