Mind Map as a Teaching & Learning Tool

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Mind Map as a Teaching & Learning Tool by Mind Map: Mind Map as a Teaching  & Learning Tool

1. Teaching & Learning

1.1. Students

1.1.1. Learn faster

1.1.2. Making notes from lectures

1.1.3. Brainstorm more effectively

1.2. Teachers

1.2.1. Create presentations

1.2.2. Plan your teaching

1.2.2.1. Access all of your notes, files and education website links from within one Mind Map

1.2.3. Creating handouts, syllabi

1.2.3.1. Visually appealing

1.2.3.2. attaching links, files, notes

1.2.3.3. Instant sharing with students

1.2.4. Self assess & evaluate your teaching style and preparation

1.2.5. Assigns task/homework/assignment

2. Why Mind Mapping

2.1. Boost Memory

2.2. Increase Creativity

2.2.1. Visually driven

2.2.2. Increase free flow of ideas

2.2.2.1. Use single keywords, symbols, short phrases, images, codes

2.3. Improve Thinking Skills

2.3.1. Improve understanding

2.3.1.1. Structure information

2.3.1.2. Display hierarchy

2.3.1.3. Show relationships

2.3.1.4. Show the `big picture`

2.3.2. Facilitate critical thinking

2.3.2.1. Facilitate arguments

2.3.2.1.1. Argument mapping

2.3.3. Sharpen analytical thinking

2.3.3.1. See relationships between concepts and ideas

2.3.3.2. Cause and Effect

2.4. Easy to Use

2.4.1. Easily modified

2.4.2. Let us rearrange ideas/concept as we perceive them

2.4.3. Key points stand out

2.4.4. Easily deleted

2.4.5. Multi directional instead of starting from top-left corner

2.4.5.1. Start from the centre

2.4.5.2. Use your brain as it thinks

2.4.6. Fun

2.4.6.1. Doesn't feel like work

2.5. Suitable for All Ages

3. What is mind mapping?

3.1. A visual representation of hierarchical information that includes a central idea surrounded by connected branches of associated topics.

4. Uses

4.1. Classify

4.1.1. Classifying periods in history

4.1.2. Animals, plants etc.

4.2. Generate

4.2.1. Brainstorming

4.3. Structure

4.3.1. Creating a business plan

4.4. Analyze

4.4.1. Analyzing a book, article, story, movie, play

4.5. Visualize

4.5.1. Project managers presenting their ideas

4.5.2. Promoting a product or service

4.5.3. Consultants/advisors visualizing a client's situation

4.6. Organize

4.6.1. Organising events

4.6.2. Travel arrangements

4.7. Make Decision

4.7.1. SWOT analysis

4.8. Writing

4.8.1. Creating original stories/books/articles/essays

4.9. Study

4.9.1. Studying for exams

4.9.2. Note taking

4.10. Collaborate

4.10.1. Collaborative teams working on a project

4.10.1.1. Home

4.10.1.2. School

4.10.1.3. On the go

4.10.2. Improve teamwork and communication in classroom

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