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…

Let’s start the week with some great news! We are so excited to announce the launching of our new website. We’ve been working on it for quite a while and we put all our efforts into rebuilding the design and content, to offer you the most complete guide for mind mapping with Mindomo. We focused on delivering you all the information you need at your fingertips and we developed specific pages for using mind maps, whether you intend to use them for personal reasons, for business and project management purposes or for academic goals. We would like to help you make a better choice, thus the pricing page is split into two categories, work/personal and education, allowing you to determine the type of account that is most suitable for your…