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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.…

If you use mind maps for lesson planning and delivering the learning material, but you also want students to create maps of their own, you should definitely try Mindomo Courses. Here’s WHY: 1. You can give students written instructions on each mind map assignment. Students often feel that mind mapping is difficult because they don’t know where to start. If you make suggestions on how they should structure their maps and what elements to focus on, you will make it easier for them to build their maps. 2. You can add resources like mind maps, documents, videos, and photos. The more you add brief, visual resources, the more you can help students understand their learning material and work on their assignments. 3. You have a section especially dedicated for notes. This way you can…