Modern learning has presented a wide range of new tools and techniques for educators to help foster knowledge and appreciation of knowledge in students of all types and of all ages. The ‘infographic’ is just one of many tools that you can use, so let’s take a look at what you can do with it.
Do you ever feel like you’re drowning in a sea of information? Confused about how all the facts, concepts, and data relate to each other?
For all students, learning new information can be overwhelming. When you’re feeling confused, try creating a mind map to clarify the material. Mind maps are diagrams that visually represent how concepts are related to each other.
Here are 6 ways to use mind maps to boost your grades.
Creating a mind map is a powerful way to organize your thoughts in a visual form. A mind map is similar to a flow chart, except that while flowcharts normally proceed in a linear top-to-bottom order, mind maps progress clockwise from the top, and feature radial structures branching out from one central node.
Mind maps show you the relationship between ideas, structuring the information in a way that clarifies what is the main idea and what are the peripheral details. They let you see see the overall picture.
Explain Everything is a powerful iPad app that provides an interactive whiteboard for creating screencast presentations.
With the Explain Everything app, you can import documents, pictures, videos, sound files, or browser windows to your project, and then add drawings annotations, animations, or voiceover narrations. The final project can then be recorded and shared with other people.
Here are 4 examples of how instructors can use the Explain Everything App to provide feedback on student work.