Tony Buzan, an English author, and an educational consultant was the inventor of mind maps. As a child, he used to get bored at school and did not understand why he could not use colors when taking notes. In his book, “Mind maps for kids”, he discussed the different uses of mind mapping and their importance. Colors and images are very powerful when it comes to students’ understanding. That’s why he came with this approach. According to Tony Buzan, mind maps improve study skills. He highlighted the many benefits of mind mapping and the effects it has on the kids’ mind. Also, he recommended mind mapping for children and proposed some exercises that help in generating ideas of maps for kids. Benefits of mind maps for kids Mind mapping is…

It’s finally time to go back to school, 2020 bringing us many changes in our schedule. However, the first school day remains on the same date and a new school year is about to start. Some of you will return to school, following all the safety guidelines including social distancing. On the other hand, many of you will continue to adapt to the remote learning procedure. Either way, this school year won’t be a regular one. Therefore the Mindomo Team wants to contribute with additional support for conducting courses (educational process) in the best way possible. In both cases, returning to school or remote learning, collaboration is an essential feature. Thanks to the real-time collaboration between the users, the social distancing, and the at distance meetings won’t be a problem.…

July comes with a fresh improvement for Mindomo’s users. Because we know you want to be as organized as possible, we want to simplify it for you and help you get the most out of your mind maps. Now we have recurring tasks feature, as it was requested by some users to ease their to-do lists and project planning maps. How does a recurring tasks work? A recurring task is a task that happens on a regular basis. I can be a daily, weekly, monthly, yearly activity, or happening only on specific days of the week. For example, you can create a personal development mind map with the new habits that you would like to introduce into your routine. Maybe you intend to workout for 30 minutes every workday or read…

We are back with a series of upgrades to our tool. We always want our users to have a great experience using Mindomo. Therefore, we are happy to announce the fresh improvements that we recently made, taking into account your suggestions as well. Starting this month, brand new colorful themes, style enhancements and outline upgrades are available. Let’s start with the most awaited ones: Brand new vibrant themes Now there is a big variety of colorful themes added to our library. Be more creative and customize your maps with these fresh looks. We created different types of themes, from very colorful and vibrant to simple and suggestive ones. We played with the fill and border colors to create original and modern designs. This way, you can benefit from a mixture…

Mind maps can serve many functions, from organizing and planning to brainstorming and problem solving. But did you ever think to use a mind map for note-taking? It is not just a student’s habit to help him/her learn their courses. Even if you didn’t think about it, everyone uses note-taking in various situations: at work, school, or home. For example, you may take notes for a shopping list, in business meetings, making to-do lists, setting reminders, research, etc. We start to take notes early in life, when we are in school. Certainly, in academic, business, and personal contexts it’s essential to be able to take effective notes. Unfortunately, we were not taught to do it properly, even if it is an invaluable skill. We only learned to use the linear…