From Collecting Dots to Connecting Dots: Using Mind Maps to Improve Memory and Learning

Mind maps can improve memory and learning by helping students transition from collecting dots to connecting dots. This post—which was adapted from a talk given by Toni Krasnic at Biggerplate Unplugged 2016—examines the importance of learning how to learn. It provides a short overview of principles of memory and learning and effective learning techniques, and demonstrates how students can use mind maps to become more effective learners. Read article “From Collecting Dots to Connecting Dots: Using Mind Maps to Improve Memory and Learning”

Why Mind Mapping?

Hand-drawn mind map

Have you ever asked yourself why mind mapping is becoming ever more popular among professionals and students alike? What is it that makes this technique so special and what are its benefits? In this article we’ve put together the main reasons why mind mapping is increasingly replacing other note taking formats in business and educational contexts.  Read article “Why Mind Mapping?”

How to Create High-Value Content with MindMeister and Your Kindle

With so many blogs out there competing for thought leadership, it can be hard to create one that stands out. By using MindMeister and your Kindle or a similar e-book reader, you can put together high-value content that’s sure to be heard through […]

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