Inspiration Maps LiteInspiration Maps Lite

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Welcome to Inspiration Maps™, the most intuitive and powerful visual learning app on the iPad. Build beautiful diagrams, graphic organizers and outlines with ease! Getting organized has never been this simple. ________ What’s the difference between ‘INSPIRATION MAPS™’ and ‘INSPIRATION MAPS VPP’? ‘Inspiration Maps’ allows you to create up to five documents to test the functionality of the app for free before using in-app purchase to upgrade to full, unlimited function. ...

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One Review for Inspiration Maps Lite App

  1. B Wheelahan says:
    User friendliness
    Educational value
    Interactivity
    Language appropriate for ESL students
    Student reporting and tracking
    App performance

    What you like about it?
    Great App acts as a mind map and graphic organizer to deconstruct text and to plan writing.

    What you don’t like about it?
    You need the pais version for a wider range of thinking templates.

    How would you use this app with your students?
    Preparing spoken text, making time llines of events from text to visualize thinking, planning for writing to see thinking and develop ideas .

    Tips you can share on its use?
    You can save image and export to Pages or Notability , blogs etc . Students can collaborate and expand, modify p,and before writing.

    Review

    -Using graphical ways to work with ideas – organize and demonstrate thinking.
    – Excellent Assessment FOR/AS Learning tool to ensure a higher standard of text production and comprehension as facilitates early intervention adaptation of learning.
    -Often called graphic organizers – visual display guiding learner thinking. Types include : mind maps, brainstorming webs, outlines etc
    -Students can generate, build, group, compare, connect, expand , examine relationships b/n ideas.
    -Co-create principles for assessment rubrics – presentations, integrated skills projects, editing checklists.
    -Build understanding and unpack learner objectives.
    -Assess thinking and idea organization prior to a language production task – e.g. written or spoken communication.
    READING
    -Deconstruct and sequence main ideas in a reading/spoken text.
    -Make a time line of events from a narrative to assist in sequencing.
    WRITING
    Pre-writing
    – brainstorming/developing ideas /evidence/argument for an essay.
    – Creating a summary of a graded reader narrative – characters, setting, plot, sequence of events to write a summary.
    Post-writing
    -group deconstruction of students’ texts or model texts to analyze adoption of learner objectives.
    More Uses
    SPEAKING
    Planning presentations or short talks.
    LISTENING
    Note taking and recalling information from longer spoken texts.
    VOCABULARY AND STRUCTURE
    Recording new vocab and target language by topic.
    LEARNER REFLECTIONS
    Use mind mapping to reflect.
    Make a mind map – e.g. What makes a good essay ?
    Color code weaknesses and strengths.
    Write about it. Share on a blog or Edmodo or in Notability.
    Self , peer and teacher reflection and feedback prior to research on a project
    Ref: http://www.monash.edu.au/lls/llonline/writing/medicine/reflective/3.3.xml
    Integration with other Apps
    SEND TO
    Ifiles – bluetooth to students – from student to student.
    Notability
    Pages
    In Class
    Evernote – direct ? or as image
    Post in Blogsy as an image within a blog.
    Insert image in Explain Everything.

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