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Kidspiration

Page history last edited by katelynecolin 9 years, 10 months ago

 

 


 



 

By:

Katelyn Colin

Amy Hoff

Aubree McKinney

 

 

 

 

 

What is Kidspiration?

 

 

Created for K-5 learners, Kidspiration uses the proven principles of visual learning to strengthen reading and writing skills, build conceptual understanding in math, and develop thinking skills across the curriculum.

 

Applications for Teachers:

 

- Assist in organizing data and information

- Allows for easily planning lessons, units and themes

- Helps in creating easy to read diagrams 

- Defines new topics in an engaging way to appeals to children

- Flow charts for behavior plans for either the classroom or a specific student

- Can record directions in own voice for the students to better understand


 

 

Applications for Students:

 

 - Develops thinking, literacy, and numeracy skills using proven visual learning principles

- Research shows that visual learning is one of the best methods for understanding thinking skills

- Visual learning techniques

- graphical ways of working with ideas and presenting information

- teach students to clarify their thinking and to process, organize, and prioritize new information

 

 

Presentation:

 

https://docs.google.com/a/asu.edu/present/edit?id=0AcNXytMJSx9lZGN6bXBmNXRfMmh0cmhxZ2Rn&hl=en

 

Citations:

 

 

Bafile, Cara. "The Concept-Mapping Classroom." Education World® The Educator's Best Friend. 12 Mar. 2003. Web. 01 Sept. 2010. <http://www.educationworld.com/>.

 

Kendall, Diane S. "Kidspiration: Making Math and More Come to Life." Power to Learn. Web. 01 Sept. 2010. <http://www.powertolearn.com/>.

 

"Kidspiration - The Visual Way to Explore and Understand Words, Numbers and Concepts | Inspiration.com." Inspiration Software, Inc. - The Leader in Visual Thinking and Learning | Inspiration.com. Web. 14 Sept. 2010. <http://www.inspiration.com/Kidspiration>.

 

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