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Mind mapping on your iPad and other devices by Carolyn Bruton


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THis is the presentation that accompanied a SchoolNet webinar given by Carolyn Bruton of Cape Town. Plenty of mindmapping ideas

THis is the presentation that accompanied a SchoolNet webinar given by Carolyn Bruton of Cape Town. Plenty of mindmapping ideas

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  • 1. Carolynn Bruton Mind mapping with iPads and other devices
  • 2. Start with the toddlers
  • 3. Don't forget about freehand Excellent gallery here:
  • 4. Nice start of the year activity
  • 5. What is a mind map - slideshare
  • 6. Use of mind maps in businesses (chunking and storyboarding e.g. web sites
  • 7. How to make a mind map via
  • 8. Pinterest – an online storyboard
  • 9. Video: mind map basics • Good idea to use this video if you are introducing drawn mind maps • From MacGrercy Consultants
  • 10. Benefits Collaborating plans, ideas with others Developing new thoughts and ideas Pinpointing gaps, conflicts, time management Quick understanding/ summary or project requirements Quick analysis of a feature Determining if an idea is achievable or not.
  • 11. Inspiration vs Kidspiration - my journey No Kidspiration available – since then one has become available – search iStore for Kidspiration Couldn't use previously made templates due to lack of compatibility free version (lite) didn't have all features.
  • 12. Downloaded the Inspiration app - tried it out
  • 13. Since I prepared this presentation in June, Kidspiration maps have been created so search the iStore
  • 14. Kidspiration alternatives in iStore Searched for alternatives in iStore iMindmap HD- need extra templates Tony Buzan based Students have to log in and remember passwords
  • 15. Great resource: mindmapinspiration
  • 16. Another excellent resource
  • 17. So many out there Relative mine field so investigated the blogs Mindmaple seemed useful
  • 18. Mindmaple Not free, but no log in Like the sidebar info Can be opened on all devices PC, Mac, iPhone , iPad Can be exported to Dropbox, shared and synched in google drive, email and photos More suitable for Grade 7 upwards in my opinion
  • 19. Simplemind free is only basic Of course all the extras are in the paid version, which I didn't buy Color Selection Icons in Topics Cross-linking Topics Hyperlink Mind Maps Link to web pages Send via E-mail Share via Web and Dropbox Search Titles and Topics Add Notes to topics Word Wrap topics Multiple Mind Maps per page Navigation History
  • 20. Mind Meister Pro Mindjet MindManager 2012 XMind Pro 2012 Novamind 5 Platinum Mind Maple Pro 1.22 iMindMap 6 Ultimate mapping-software/
  • 21. Things to look for when searching for mind map apps Dropbox integration for backups and sharing with Windows mapping programs Sharing and exporting to other iPad apps Being able to export mind map as a text file Export as a graphic and / or PDF file.
  • 22. Hans de Swart's blog He compared iMindmap HD I thoughts maptini mindNode Total recall Trout
  • 23. Trout Bought and played with Trout for R30 and found it user- unfriendly despite being top rated by Hans de Swart
  • 24. Popplet R39.99 Recommended by Lifehacker blog Suitable for juniors Can link words and pics They have a web app as well Video demonstrating Poplet:
  • 25. Here is a list of free mind mind mapping software for PC’s (open source so free forever)
  • 26. • (haven’t tried it) • (mentioned elsewhere) • • • • (works online, no download necessary) More free mind mapping software for PC’s
  • 27. Carolynn Bruton @carbru on Twitter carbrucapetown on Pinterest carbru on Diigo