Mural.ly is a new tool that is a cross between Prezi and mind maps. It’s easy to use and share what you create (perfect for most students, teachers, and parents) but the real beauty of mural.ly is in its lack of structure.
Welcome to Part 5 of “There’s A Special App For That” series on iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad apps for students with special needs. In this post we round up 5 great mind mapping apps for children with learning disabilities who are visual learners.
Creating a stimulating & effective mind map: 1. Start with the central topic 2. Use an image as your central idea to help with imagination 3. Use color to stimulate the brain and creativity 4. Connect “Branches” to the central image to establish structure & relationships. 5. Use curves – this looks more interesting visually 6. Use one main topic or keyword per line 7. Use LOTS of images...”a picture paints a thousand words"
Mind Mapping Software - Create Mind Maps online. Mindmeister is a great mind-mapping tool that can help students develop and organize project ideas. students can wok together to plan and analyze potential projects.
http://education.jlab.org/indexpages/elementgames.html educational science and math games. provide good practice in applying science and math knowledge to problem solving. Jefferson Lab also has a great Teacher Resources page full of lesson plans for hands-on activities, study pages, and reference materials.
Project management doesn’t need to be a complicated thing, not if you have apps that make things a whole lot simpler. When you have project management apps, you can take care of your team, tasks and deadlines, without even being in the office.