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iPad App Review: Inspiration Map


App Name: Inspiration Map

Cost:  $14.99

What does it promise?  Inspiration Map is designed for brainstorming, analyzing and organizing information, planning projects and studying. Students can create, think and learn as they build visual representations of their ideas.

inspiration mapDoes it deliver?  It’s a bit pricey, but yes, it delivers. For those who love graphic organizers, Inspiration Map offers a terrific tool. Students can brainstorm new ideas and capture insights as well as organize projects and topics for writing. The maps also provide an engaging alternative to traditional study methods.

Teachers can use Inspiration Map as a workplace tool to analyze information, take notes and track classroom activities. Thanks to its visual interface, it is also a wonderful app for teaching cause and effect.

Can I use it in my classroom?  Inspiration Map is great for classroom instruction, and it is equally effective as a teacher’s organization tool. If you can get past the steep price point, this is an app worth having.

All apps can be found in the iPad apps store under education.

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Article by Jason Tomaszewski, EducationWorld Associate Editor
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