Some of you may recognize Mind42 from the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge … it was our feature tool a few weeks ago. Today I am introducing Mind42 here so all of our readers can give it a try if they wish. By the way, keep an eye out for an important email about the prizes that we'll be awarding soon, and thanks again for being a part of The Challenge!
Mind Mapping tools can be used for brainstorming, organizing thoughts to write a paper or undertake a project, creating unique presentations, and so much more. When they can be collaboratively edited, they become that much more powerful! Mind42 is free and provides this kind of functionality.
Here is a good, brief Mind42 tutorial from “Dakinane”:
To further explore how mind mapping and Mind42 can play a role in effective teaching and learning, here is a selection of article from education technology experts and teachers:
- 10 Mind Mapping Strategies For Teachers from TeachThought
- Concept Mapping in the Classroom from Kathy Schrock
- Using Mind Maps as a Teaching and Learning Tool to Promote Student Engagement from FacultyFocus
- 7 Mind Mapping Uses for Teaching from ThinkBuzan
So, go ahead … check out Mind42. We'll wait 🙂 .