That time of the year has come again! And we mean the time of the year when we are delighted to make known some new features that will ease your work with Mindomo mind maps. You may be knowing by now that any mind map can be turned into tasks, that come in very handy when dealing with a project, as you can keep track of your activities and visually organize your to-do lists. Speaking of keeping track, you are now able to have an overview of the closed tasks. Access a topic’s context menu, select Tools, check the ‘ Show Closed Tasks ‘ option, and you’ll have a list of all the completed tasks that will also appear crossed out. Take a look! The option undo/redo is useful every…

Sometimes you have a very valuable idea, without even realizing it. All you need to do is add clarity to your thoughts, bring that good idea to light and start developing it. And mind mapping is the perfect technique to help you with that, as it gives you an excellent overview of what you need or want to do and where to start from. Mind mapping techniques enthusiasts believe you can achieve 20 hours of work in 6 hours just by using a mind mapping tool to set your thoughts and ideas. Here are the 5 ways to increase your productivity with mind maps: –>  Visualize your ideas. When you place a main idea as the central topic of a mind map, you begin to literally visualize it, which means that…

For K-12, higher education, or home-schooling, mind maps are a great visual way of organizing the educational material around a subject through words, colors, pictures and numbers to illustrate concepts and identify connections. In the academic world, mind mapping gives teachers meaningful input into the thinking process of their students on a particular subject. With mind maps, teachers can understand what the specific knowledge of students has been and how well they understood the assignment or the material they studied. For students, mind maps are especially useful in writing and provide them with a natural way of thinking and developing thoughts on any subject. Here are 7 useful mind mapping tips that teachers can use inside and outside the classroom: Design your lesson plan – Preparing your lesson can be…

As you may know, assistive technology (AT) means any item, piece of equipment, software program, or product system that is used to enhance, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of persons with impairments. Basically, assistive technology allows people with disabilities to compensate for certain incapacities, by promoting independence and reducing the need for additional support. In education, assistive technology is used for students with disabilities to overcome barriers due to reading, attention, organizational, memory and the physical demands of the tasks related to the coursework. Examples of assistive technology instruments include screen readers, speech to text, spell checking and mind mapping. Mind mapping as assistive technology Mind mapping transforms monotonous information and details into colorful, interesting and extremely structured graphs that act in line with your brain’s natural way of…