Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Spider Scribe - Mind Mapping Tool

SpiderScribe is a mind mapping tool that has been mentioned quite a bit lately.  There are a lot of mind mapping tools for teachers and students, such as Bubble.us and Mind42, but this may be among the simplest and most creative of all of them.

SpiderScribe is incredibly easy to use and it offers some great features like the ability to upload files, use a Google Map, or add pictures, text and calendar events.  Here is a short video showing how to use SpiderScribe.

Below is an example of a mind map I made using SpriderScribe:

 In order to use SpiderScribe, you need to create an account with an email and password.  I could see students using SpiderScribe to create a mind map on a specific location, or a topic that centers around different locations.  It took me about 2 minutes to create the mind map above. 

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