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20+ Tools and Apps for Creating Visually Appealing Mind Maps

July 17, 2016
Mind maps are great organization tools that students can use to structure and visualize their ideas and thoughts. They can be used for a variety of educational purposes. For instance, students can utilize them in pre-writing tasks to brainstorm ideas around a given topic. They can also be used as synthesis tools to enhance reading comprehension. As we have argued elsewhere, Mind mapping is proved to boost a number of key thinking skills that include creating, synthesizing and analyzing information. In today’s post, we are re-sharing with you this handy chart comprising some of the best digital tools to use in class to create visually appealing mind maps. We have categorized these applications into tools that work on Google Drive and the web, iPad apps and Android apps. Check them out and share with us your feedback.

Google Drive Tools for Creating Mind Maps
Web Tools for Creating Mind Maps
iPad Mind Mapping Apps
Android Mind Mapping Apps