A smorgasbord of graphic organizers at Eduplace

June 1, 2010

BY: REBECCAH HAINES Has this situation ever happened to you? You’ve gotten word of a last-minute assembly at school. The daily schedule is about to change, and your classes will only last 30 minutes. That awesome inquiry lab you had … Continued

Collaborate simply, graphically, with Scribblar

October 20, 2009

BY BILL FERRIS Scribblar makes student collaboration really easy. It presents users a large white canvas and arms them with an array of pencils, line and shape tools, and colors. Students can add images easily as well, either by uploading … Continued

Inspiration in the cloud: MyWebspiration

February 27, 2009

Inspiration is the gold standard for mind-mapping and graphic organization, and until recently, has been a licensed program tied to a machine. The company has followed the crowd to the cloud, and recently released MyWebspiration, a web-based version of the … Continued

Those are some Lovely Charts you've got there

February 17, 2009

When making diagrams the old fashioned way, if you’re not careful you can ugly up what should be a simple process. White boards and paper easels fill up quickly, and the combination of bad handwriting and thick markers can obfuscate … Continued

Share diagrams and mind maps online with Gliffy

December 5, 2008

What’s your classroom layout? Do you have the desks in classic row setup? U-shaped? Circle? Whichever setup you’re currently rocking, maybe you should think of switching things up a little. A change of scenery is a great way to recharge … Continued

Mind Mapping Made Simple with Mindomo

June 20, 2008

I’d really like to use some mind maps. I know I can benefit from using one, but I really don’t have the time to sit down and think one up and then design it and then oh great its 3 … Continued

Branch Out Your Thinking with Exploratree

April 23, 2008

I have long held the belief that a British accent is the best way to sound intelligent and credible. The problem that I run into is that my impersonation of a British accent is so bad that I end up … Continued

Teach Your Brain to Dance

April 8, 2008

From what I can tell, Mind Mapping is all the rage right now, and I should probably learn how to do it. In fact, you should, too. Lucky for us both, that information is made available at Brain Dance’s Meta … Continued

Brainstorming is a Breeze with bubbl.us

December 19, 2007

Ever used a mind map? They can be fun ways to brainstorm new ideas. Their best feature is they’re designed to mimic the way the human mind works – that is, jumping from one idea to another. Thanks to free … Continued