Organise your Thoughts for Blogging with Mind Mapping<br />Frank Bradley<br />http://frankbradley.tumblr.com/<br />http://...
Mind Mapping<br />
What do I want to share with you<br />What is Mind Mapping<br />How to create a Mind Map<br />Examples of How I use Mind M...
What is Mind Mapping<br />Mind Mapping is a graphic technique used to represent ideas and concepts developed by  Tony Buza...
Dealing with our double personality:<br />LEFT HEMISPHERE<br />Word<br />Logic<br />Numbers<br />Linear Reasoning<br />Ana...
Maps By Great Thinkers<br /><ul><li>There is evidence to suggest that many great thinkers throughout history have used min...
These include Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Bill Gates</li></ul>Images of Da Vinci’s notebooks are available from: ...
Introduction to Mind Mapping<br />
Uses of MindMaps<br /><ul><li>Planning
Brainstorming
Group thinking
Documenting
Note taking
Exam revision
Resources</li></li></ul><li>Mind Mapping in 3 Steps<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting...
1 Central Keyword or Image<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-mind-map...
2 Add Keywords & Connect with Lines<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of...
3 Continue Adding New Keywords…<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-min...
Mind Map Exercise 1<br />Write the word Tomorrow in the approximate centre of the page and draw a circle around the word.<...
Mind map Exercise 1<br />Now make a complete mind dump of your to-do list for tomorrow<br />
Examples of Mind Maps for Blogs<br />
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My slides from the December meeting of the KLCK Blogger Network (http://www.facebook.com/klckbloggersnetwork), where I introduced Mind Mapping to the group as a useful tool for organising your blogging thoughts.

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  1. 1. Organise your Thoughts for Blogging with Mind Mapping<br />Frank Bradley<br />http://frankbradley.tumblr.com/<br />http://twitter.com/frankbradley<br />http://facebook.com/frankpbradley<br />
  2. 2. Mind Mapping<br />
  3. 3. What do I want to share with you<br />What is Mind Mapping<br />How to create a Mind Map<br />Examples of How I use Mind Maps for Blogging<br />Create another Mind Map<br />Some fun examples of Mind Maps<br />Other Uses of Mind Maps<br />Some Resources<br />
  4. 4. What is Mind Mapping<br />Mind Mapping is a graphic technique used to represent ideas and concepts developed by Tony Buzan, which harnesses the skills of both cerebral hemispheres:<br />Right Hemisphere says:<br />“I am the one generating ideas!<br />The eccentric, creative part, …well, the artist!”<br />Left Hemisphere says<br />“Right, but without me, the analytical part that organizes and structures those ideas into something coherent, you’d be lost…”<br />Oh boy…<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/pablomariani/mind-mapping-what-is-it-by-mindproject<br />
  5. 5. Dealing with our double personality:<br />LEFT HEMISPHERE<br />Word<br />Logic<br />Numbers<br />Linear Reasoning<br />Analysis<br />Lists<br />RIGHT HEMISPHERE <br />Ritmo<br />Spatial perception<br />Global focus<br />Imagination<br />Daydreaming<br />Color<br />Dimension<br />¡Without neurons connecting us we’d be nothing!<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/pablomariani/mind-mapping-what-is-it-by-mindproject<br />
  6. 6. Maps By Great Thinkers<br /><ul><li>There is evidence to suggest that many great thinkers throughout history have used mind-map type techniques
  7. 7. These include Leonardo da Vinci, Pablo Picasso and Bill Gates</li></ul>Images of Da Vinci’s notebooks are available from: www.bl.uk<br />
  8. 8. Introduction to Mind Mapping<br />
  9. 9. Uses of MindMaps<br /><ul><li>Planning
  10. 10. Brainstorming
  11. 11. Group thinking
  12. 12. Documenting
  13. 13. Note taking
  14. 14. Exam revision
  15. 15. Resources</li></li></ul><li>Mind Mapping in 3 Steps<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-mind-mapping<br />
  16. 16. 1 Central Keyword or Image<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-mind-mapping<br />
  17. 17. 2 Add Keywords & Connect with Lines<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-mind-mapping<br />
  18. 18. 3 Continue Adding New Keywords…<br />Slide courtesy of http://www.slideshare.net/michaeldeutch/getting-the-most-out-of-mind-mapping<br />
  19. 19. Mind Map Exercise 1<br />Write the word Tomorrow in the approximate centre of the page and draw a circle around the word.<br />Add each of the following branches and label them<br />Financial<br />Work<br />Family<br />Physical<br />Emotional<br />Family<br />Spiritual<br />Social<br />Make child branches as necessary.<br />
  20. 20. Mind map Exercise 1<br />Now make a complete mind dump of your to-do list for tomorrow<br />
  21. 21. Examples of Mind Maps for Blogs<br />
  22. 22. Examples of Mindmaps for Blogs<br />
  23. 23. Another Mind Map<br />Why it would be fun to<br />Go out with a ….<br />Buy a ….<br />Learn a ….<br />Change a …..<br />Believe a …..<br />Withdraw from a …..<br />Begin a …..<br />Create a …..<br />Finish a …..<br />
  24. 24. Another Mind Map<br />
  25. 25. Some fun examples of Mind Maps<br />Murphy’s Law<br />How to Win Friends and Influence People<br />How to have fun when doing the dishes<br />Romeo & Juliet<br />http://www.mindmapart.com/category/mind-mappers/adam-sicinski-mind-maps/<br />
  26. 26. Recommended Resources<br /><ul><li>“Use Your Head: Innovative Learning and Thinking Techniques to Fulfil Your Potential”, Tony Buzan, 1974
  27. 27. “The Mind Map Book”, Tony Buzan & Barry Buzan, BBC Active, 1993</li></li></ul><li>Any Questions?<br />
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