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25 Language Arts Graphic Organizers for You and Your Kids
"Language arts graphic organizers just seem to work magic with kids.

I guess it's really no surprise--they just seem to GET IT better when they have a means of visually organizing their thoughts.

When they can analyze what they have read, when they can plan a writing project, or when they can collaborate with others in pictorial form, the "lights" in their heads just seem to burn more brightly.

The 25 language arts graphic organizers that you will see on this page, in my opinion, will enhance your instructional initiatives with your kids.

These PDF documents come with a clickable Table of Contents that makes it easier to quickly find what you need.

Just pick the one you want, print it, make copies for your kids, and hand them out! "
languagearts  vi:bopuc  organization  classideas  sfsh  writing  visual  charts  maps  mapping  mindmapping 
june 2016 by robertogreco
Google Shared Spaces
"Click "Create a Space" next to each gadget to get started w/ your shared space; Yes/No/Maybe Gadget: Useful for gauging interest…RSVPs…Users select yes, no or maybe & provide custom responses; Map Gadget: Collaborate on map of placemarks, paths, & shapes w/ other participants…for planning events & trips; Draw Board: white board for drawing simple images & diagrams together; Waffle: easy way to plan event. Just choose few dates & all participants vote; Shared Sudoku: Solve challenging Sudoku boards together & see who's best; Browse Amazon: search for Amazon products together w/ friends; Travel WithMe: Travel WithMe allows groups of people to plan trips together in real time; Listy: for list needs - share w/ family, sort list automatically, print & take it to store…; Map Cluster Gadget: Add your location to map, & see where everyone else is from, using cluster visualization; ConceptDraw MindWave: Real-time collaborative mind mapping & brainstorming w/ other participants"
google  collaboration  tools  googlesharedspaces  onlinetoolkit  via:robinsloan  classideas  whiteboards  amazon  sudoku  maps  mapping  planning  trips  travel  mindmap  mindmapping  drawing  rsvp  events  lists  brainstorming 
january 2011 by robertogreco
Frank Chimero - How to Have an Idea [The sequence quoted here is like the difference between standardized testing and formative assessment.]
A computer's brain: "You bough socks on Amazon! You'll *love* these sock monkey dolls! (erm, no, I won't …)" [You scored in the top ten percent of kids in the nth grade nationally. You must be smart!]<br />
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Human brain: "You bought socks! This reminds me of this one time that my friend Mitch and I… (illogical, but hopefully meaningful)" [You helped out a classmate. And you mentioned how their predicament reminded you of something you struggled with over the summer, something that was completely unrelated except for the emotional reaction that it got out of you. Watching and helping your classmate gave you a better understanding of yourself and motivated you to share how you have changed. You are a thoughtful and caring person.]<br />
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"Our brains are not computers. Effectiveness is measured by the quality of the illogical connections, not logical ones."
creativity  howto  invention  mindmapping  frankchimero  brain  human  computing  ideas  thinking  tcslj  topost  to  share 
october 2010 by robertogreco
100 Powerful Web Tools to Organize Your Thoughts and Ideas | Online College Blog and School Reviews
"Whether you are a busy executive, a single parent, a freelancer working from home, a student, or a combination of these, you have probably found yourself needing help when it comes to organizing all your thoughts and ideas that occur throughout your busy day. Now you can turn to these tools found on the Internet that will help you with tasks such as note-taking, bookmarking websites, highlighting important text during online research, creating mind maps, tracking time, keeping up with appointments, collaborating with others, managing projects, and much more."
onlinetoolkit  online  organization  gtd  bookmarking  bookmarks  annotation  research  internet  learning  education  productivity  software  mindmapping  notetaking  wikis  todolists  collaboration  calendars  timetrackers 
february 2009 by robertogreco
Remember everything. | Evernote Corporation
"Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from anywhere."
software  productivity  evernote  memory  web  online  internet  search  bookmarks  bookmarking  aggregator  semanticweb  webapps  notetaking  mindmapping  gtd  memex  database  onlinetoolkit  iphone  notebooks  notes 
april 2008 by robertogreco
Autodesk - Sponsorships - Autodesk at TED2008
"BIGVIZ is an exploration in visualizing the Big Ideas presented on the TED mainstage. Two visual cartographers, David Sibbet and Kevin Richards, created over 700 spontaneous sketches of the presenters' ideas using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro software running
sketching  visualization  notetaking  ted  graphics  mindmap  mindmapping  analysis  infographics 
march 2008 by robertogreco
Mindomo - Web-based mind mapping software
"Mindomo is a versatile Web-based mind mapping tool, delivering the capabilities of desktop mind mapping software in a Web browser - with no complex software to install or maintain."
charts  collaboration  collaborative  diagrams  drawing  mindmap  mindmapping  notes  organization  onlinetoolkit  visualization  visual 
december 2007 by robertogreco
Human Brain Cloud: Play
"a massively multiplayer word association "game" or experiment ... or something. The idea is that given a word, a player types in the first thing that comes to mind and the results are combined into a giant network."
collectiveintelligence  crowdsourcing  words  game  play  gaming  language  english  games  data  collaboration  collective  meaning  brainstorming  semantics  semiotics  semanticweb  languages  linguistics  hivemind  multiplayer  wordplay  visualization  thesaurus  mmog  mindmapping  mindmap  dictionary  folksonomy  dictionaries 
november 2007 by robertogreco
bubbl.us - free web application for brainstorming online
"Bubbl.us is a simple and free web application that lets you brainstorm online."
onlinetoolkit  productivity  mindmap  mindmapping  writing  collaborative 
october 2007 by robertogreco
Exploratree - Exploratree by FutureLab
"Exploratree is a free web resource where you can download, use and make your own interactive thinking guides. Thinking guides can support independent and group research projects with frameworks for thinking, planning and enquiry. We’ve provided a set o
elearning  free  freeware  onlinetoolkit  mapping  mindmap  mindmapping  maps  planning  productivity  thinking  visualization  webapps  learning  whiteboards  visual  collaboration 
october 2007 by robertogreco
A Map-Based Approach to a Content Inventory - Boxes and Arrows: The design behind the design
"Then I stumbled across the ‘Metro’ stencil in Visio and this brought to mind an attempt I’d made some time ago to produce a site map based on Harry Beck’s 1933 map of the London Underground, a concept now used in most public transport maps around
maps  mapping  architecture  content  data  css  documentation  design  infodesign  information  howto  mindmap  mindmapping  visualization  webdesign  web  management  layout  inventory  process  ui  usability  webdev 
september 2007 by robertogreco
MindMeister - think together
"MindMeister supports all the standard features of a classic mind mapping tool - only online, and with as many simultaneous users as you like!"
onlinetoolkit  mindmapping  brainstorming  charts  collaboration  collaborative  communication  diagrams  drawing  freeware  knowledge  mapping  maps  mindmap  tools  software  socialsoftware  visualization  whiteboards  interactive  composition 
june 2007 by robertogreco

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