Mind maps (Mental maps) and their use in teaching Cover Image

Pojmové mapy a ich využitie vo vyučovacom procese
Mind maps (Mental maps) and their use in teaching

Author(s): Andrej Vanko
Subject(s): Logic, School education, Educational Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Pedagogy
Published by: Masarykova univerzita nakladatelství
Keywords: mathematics; geometry; mental map; term; perception; hierarchy;
Summary/Abstract: In this article, we are describing history of mind maps, usage in real world and at last how they can be applied for teaching geometry in high school. We will be describing who first thought about idea of mind maps and why mind maps were figured out, what was purpose of mind maps. Than we will speculate about how people perceive the world and how they can so easily remember so much things, understand patterns in the world and add new terms to already learned pool of terms and understand these terms. After this we will show some examples of mind maps and what needs to be done to create good mind map. In the end of article, we will show mind map created from concrete theme in geometry and way how to explain this map for students.

  • Page Range: 161-167
  • Page Count: 7
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: Slovak