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8 of The Best Concept Mapping Apps for Teachers

March 1, 2017
Concept mapping or mind mapping is a visual representation of data in such a way that highlights connections and relationships between elements. Concept maps can be used by students to visualize their thoughts, generate ideas in a brainstorming session, and illustrate concepts. They are also useful for organizing ideas to facilitate recall and enhance comprehension. Needless to mention that concept map apps are also great for taking visual notes and capturing thoughts on the go. The collection below features some of our favourite iPad apps for creating and sharing concept maps. We invite you to check them out and share with us your feedback in our Facebook page.

8 of The Best Concept Mapping Apps for Teachers

1- MindMeister
MindMeister is a collaborative mind mapping app. It lets you create, share and edit mind maps on the go.’Whether you're using it in the boardroom, the classroom, the presentation hall, or the lunch meeting, MindMeister can help you organize, prioritize, and even generate new thoughts.’

2- Popplet
‘Popplet is the simplest tool to capture and organize your ideas. With Popplet you can quick jot down your ideas and sort them visually.’

3- MindGenius
‘MindGenius for iPad is the perfect tool for capturing information on the go. Use it for taking notes in meetings and seminars, creating quick to do lists, and anywhere else you require a fast, intuitive method to collect ideas and information and think things through.’

4- SimpleMind
SimpleMind is another good mind mapping apps for iPad. It provide a number of key features that include: multiple layouts to choose from, unlimited page size and number of elements

5- Inkflow Visual Notebook
‘Inkflow's ink feels like a really smooth fountain pen. Great for expressive writing or sketching. Effortlessly scale or move anything you select. This will change the way you think about ink: Jot down a list of concepts then rearrange them to fit into the bigger picture. literally move your thoughts around the page, and assemble big ideas with your fingers. This works great for brainstorming and planning.’

6- iMindQ
‘iMindQ is a mind mapping app that will help you to inspire creativity, stimulate thinking and brainstorming, provoke innovation, enable visualizing of ideas, manage information overload and present information in a powerful visual format.’

7- Ideament
‘Ideament lets you easily draw a diagram - mind map, concept map, or flow chart - and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. You can use Ideament for anything, such as brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more! ’

8- MindNode
‘MindNode allows you to brainstorm, organize & share your thoughts in an intuitive way, so you can focus on the idea behind it. The clean interface lets you concentrate on generating and connecting thoughts, and an infinitely expanding canvas means that no matter how big or complicated your project gets, MindNode can keep up.’