Mind Mapping

Mind Mapping technology allows you to plan and organize in a collaborative setting.

For this badge, you will learn MindMeister, Popplet, and Inspiration.

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Rubric for Mind Mapping Technology Badge
Mindmeister
Mapping
Create a Map Create a main topic with at least 5 relevant points branching off of it (e.g., a main topic of “Abraham Lincoln” with the 5 points being “Life,” “Legacy,” “Presidency,” “Civil War,” and “Beliefs”).
Creating Connections Create at least one relevant connection between topics using an arrow (e.g., putting an arrow from “Emancipation Proclamation” to “Freed Slaves Migrate North”).
Embedding Content
Add a Link to a Video Add a link to at least 1 relevant video to your map (e.g., a video on the life of Lincoln).
Add a Link Add at least 1 relevant link to a website to your map (e.g., a site about the life of Lincoln).
Add Image/Icon Add 1 relevant image or icon to your map (e.g., a picture of a camera to signal a link to a picture). Upload 1 other image from your computer (e.g., a picture of Lincoln).
Add Note Add 1 relevant note to the map (e.g., Lincoln was the first president in America to be assassinated).
Add Task Add 1 task with appropriate completion, priority, and due date.
Sharing
Present Create a presentation of your mind map in MindMeister that includes at least 5 slides and 2 transition types. This presentation must demonstrate your completion of each of the badge requirements explained above.
Screencast Create a screencast of your presentation.
Inspiration 9
Set-Up
Choose Layout Choose a design type to create your mindmap. (Either a map or diagram).
Create
Add Main Idea Add at least 1 main idea to your mindmap
Add Topics Add at least 5 relevant topics to your mindmap.
Add Note Add at least 1 relevant note to your mindmap. (e.g. “Don’t forget to review 5 steps of the scientific method!”).
Add Link Add at least 1 relevant link to your mindmap. (e.g. A link to an experiment explanation site.)
Share
Create Presentation Create a professional presentation in Inspiration 9 that demonstrates your completion of the badge requirements explained above.
Screencast Create a screencast of your presentation.
Popplet
Creating a Popplet
Background Make a new Popplet with a professional background color that does not distract from the content.
Adding Popplets Add at least 5 popplets.
Creating Connections Add at least 4 connections linking your popplets.
Add Text Add relevant text to each of your 5 popplets. This information must add and relate back to the popplet that it is referencing. (e.g., On a popplet with a picture of the Lincoln Monument, I would write, “Built in 1920 and dedicated in 1922, this 98’ tall statue honors the life and presidency of Abraham Lincoln.”)
Add Color Add an appropriate color to each of your popplets (The color should be as professional as possible and not distract from the content of the popplet).
Nametags Remove nametags from all popplets. (This is to show that you understand that you are able to protect the identity of authors, if needed.)
Embedding Content
Comment Add at least 1 comment to your Popplet. (e.g., Lincoln was the 16th President of the U.S.A and went on to write the Emancipation Proclamation.)
Image Upload at least 1 relevant image to your Popplet (e.g., a picture of Lincoln or the Lincoln Monument).
Link Link at least 1 popplet to an outside source via URL (video, website, etcetera).
Video Add at least 1 video to your Popplet.
Popplet Linker Link your Popplet to a Popplet relevant to the one you are creating using the Popplet linker. (e.g., If I am creating a Popplet on Lincoln, I could link to a Popplet on slavery or the Civil War.)
Share and Present
Presentation Create a professional presentation in Popplet that demonstrates your completion of the badge requirements explained above. This presentation should last at least 30 seconds.
Screencast Create a screencast of your Popplet presentation.
Submit Work
Portfolio Create a sub-page under your website portfolio page and label it “Mind Mapping.” Embed the screencasts you created for Mindmeister, Inspiration 9, and Popplet to this page.
Submit Send a link to this page to your instructor via Canvas. If you are not currently enrolled in a course, send your project to iptedtec@gmail.com.
Rubric for Mind Mapping Planning Badge
Prerequisites
Technology You must have previously earned the Mind Mapping Technology Badge.
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Rubric for Mind Mapping Integration Badge
Prerequisites
Technology You must have previously earned the Mind Mapping Technology Badge.
Planning You must have previously earned the Mind Mapping Planning Badge.
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