ideamapper is a visual learning tool that enables the user to retain information easier, leading to a greater understanding of subject matter and improved performance.
Visual learning is a completely different way of thinking, and is successful because the brain processes visual clues much faster & easier than written ones, so any information and ideas associated with images are absorbed quicker.
How ideamapper’s visual learning style helps students:
It helps clarify thoughts
Brainstorming allows any and all thoughts to be inserted into the map. Once the brainstorming process is complete, thoughts and ideas can be linked together and structured, allowing students to keep and use only what is relevant.
Focus is maintained
ideamapper helps the student focus on specific parts of their map/written work without getting overwhelmed by the detail
Information is easily managed and organized
The visual nature of ideamapper makes it easy to display large amounts of information in a way that makes it easier to absorb. The unique 3D view available in ideamapper also helps visualize the structure of large documents with ease.
More knowledge is absorbed when learning visually
Extensive research has been carried out regarding visual learning, with results illustrating that the user takes in and retains more information when it is presented in a visual format.
As you can see, visual learning has many varied benefits for students.
The ideamapper family of software consists of ideamapper4kids, ideamapper, ideamapper4college and ideamapperpro. ideamapper utilizes these proven visual learning techniques, enabling students to express creative thoughts using visual maps. These maps act as prompts to create well-structured, focussed work that demonstrates a greater depth of knowledge. As more information is retained, objectives can be met and academic success can be achieved.