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Mind map can be used to facilitate teaching, as it’s effective in organizing and managing knowledge. As a teacher, you can also use mind map to make presentation in class, to help students to learn in a visual manner.

Maslow's hierarchy of needs

Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory divides human necessities into five different levels: physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, esteem needs, and self-actualization needs. The theory holds that, in general, only when the satisfaction of one need reaches a certain level, people will pursue the demand on a higher level.
However, satisfaction does not mean to be 100%. It only needs to reach a certain critical point of this level to stimulate the pursuit of higher-level needs. Of course, the satisfaction […]

pomodoro technique

How to Learn the Pomodoro Technique with Mind Maps

Many people have heard of the Pomodoro Technique,  and know that people cut the task into a time unit of 25 minutes to work more efficiently. However, most people may not understand the basic principles in detail. So, today we will introduce what the Pomodoro Technique is and how it works with mind maps.
The Pomodoro Technique is to list the daily to-do tasks, then set an alarm clock with a length of 25 minutes for each job, and then […]


Discover Black Holes by Using an Easy Mind Map

We often see black holes in science news, books, or fiction movies, which are inferred from scientific theory. In 2014, for example, in Christopher Nolan’s sci-fi movie Interstellar displayed a supermassive black hole called Gargantua shrouded in a halo. Gargantua is simulated by a computer under the guidance of physicists. So far, there are also lots of indirect pieces of evidence to prove that there are many black holes in the universe. Later, in 2016, we observed gravitational waves and knew what a black hole “sounds […]


What are the Key Differences between Concept Maps and Mind Maps?

You may struggle to differentiate the real differences between concept maps and mind maps. Indeed, these two kinds of diagrams share many common points because concept mapping and mind mapping all belong to the field of Visual Mapping. Simply read this article to learn about their origins, basic definitions, key differences and how to conduct these two types.
What is a Concept Map?
Concept maps are normally used for sorting, analyzing and displaying knowledge (e.g. tacit information etc.) and problems based […]

Use Mind Map in Teaching for After-C

Use Mind Map in Teaching – After Class Reflection

Teaching mainly consists of three stages – before class, during class, and after class. Mind maps are now popularly used in teaching in various aspects for a different purpose.  Instructions have been made on how to use mind maps in teaching for before-class preparation and during-class presentation. This blog is going to offer instructions on using mind maps in teaching for after-class reflection in three steps.
Step 1: Homework Assessment
Comparing with the traditional way of collecting students’ homework through a […]

Use Mind Map in Teaching for During-Class Presentation

Use Mind Map in Teaching – During Class Presentation

Using mind maps in teaching is becoming more and more popular. From my 2 years’ experience working as an English teacher, I can tell that the way a teacher presents a class matters a lot to the result. This blog is going to instruct you to deliver a presentation during class in five steps with Edraw MindMaster.
Step 1: Attract Students’ Attention
If you show all the content on the mind map you’ve prepared at the beginning of the class, you’ll find […]

Use Mind Map in Teaching for Before-Class Preparation

Use Mind Maps in Teaching – Before Class Preparation

People use mind maps in note taking for both business and education in the study, meeting minutes and lectures. Some far-sighted teachers have already introduced mind maps into teaching in different ways. Generally, a complete class includes three stages, pre-class, in-class and after-class. Take the class on “Types of Interest Rates” as an example, we introduce how to apply mind maps into giving a class about “Types of Interest Rates” pre-class, in-class and after-class in three articles respectively.
This article gives […]


How to Prepare a Great Presentation with Mind Maps

The presentation is a must-require skill which is widely applied in schools from elementary schools to universities. For teaching or language learning courses in school, each class you teach can be regarded as presentations while for students, making a presentation is a basic skill which is an exercise for further speaking to the public with confidences. Today I would like to introduce an alternative solution for presentation – mind map.

Graph made by the Mac Mind Mapping Application Edraw MindMaster 
What is a […]

Mind map in teaching

Mind Map a Teaching Plan

Making a teaching plan is usually time-consuming. For teachers, mind mapping a teaching plan cannot only save them time but also have a clear picture of the lesson on the whole.  Having a visual overview of the plan will also allow them to make up the flaws and gaps in time, making sure they get prepared in all aspects. A mind map makes your notes more concise and effective, presentation is more precise and accurate.
How to Mind Map a […]

10 usages of minnd map in teaching

10 Usages of Mind Map in Teaching

The mind map has become more and more popular in not only business but also education. Due to the development of the Internet and availability of free mind mapping maker, usage of the mind map in teaching has spread to various aspects. A number of far-sighted teachers have already introduced mind map into their daily teaching out of its significance towards students in sparkling creativity, deepening comprehension and stimulating independent learning, etc. How can a teacher apply mind map […]