See 100 Uses for Mind Maps – Paul Foreman
To create mind maps one of the simplest tools to use is Bubbl.us.
This comprehensive article from The Quality Improvement Agency describes the use of Bubbl.us in learning.
See this training video on how to use Bubbl.us. (Teacher Training Videos – Russell Stannard).
SpicyNodes can be used by students of any age (with parent / guardian permission). This easy to use site presents just a few nodes at once so information can be clearly presented.
The Read Write Think site from the International Reading Association offers a variety of student interactives.
Exploratree from Futurelab allows students to create ’thinking guides’ alone or collaboratively.
There are many ready made templates to complete to help thinking.
Register in order to save thinking guides and collaborate with others
The Student Interactives on ReadWriteThink may help organise thoughts and could be used on the IWB.