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Positively You – Mind mapping Workshops for Schools

To enhance learning and recall, to boost creativity, to plan effectively and to be a note-taker extraordinaire!

Mind mapping is a skill that, once mastered, can be applied to all subjects and can be used to show high order thinking skills, like analysis and synthesis.

Mind maps are also a superb way to boost imagination and creativity.

Description

The Mind Mapping course comprises: reading for keywords, learning to encapsulate, branching ideas, planning, creating, using colour and shaping a mind map.

The course is 90 minutes in duration (though it can easily be extended to allow more practical work) and can be booked any time during the academic year. The workshop is usually held in your school hall or a venue of your choice.

This workshop ideally needs to be delivered over 2 x 2 hours, 3 x 80 minutes or 4 x 1 hour workshops to a maximum of 300 students across a day and 100 different students in each workshop.

Benefits

  • Develops creative and analytical thought.
  • Boosts recall and understanding.
  • Appeals to right-brained learners.
  • Builds excellent note-taking and planning skills.

Content

We now offer schools a new presentation showing them how to create and use mind maps to enhance learning and recall.

In this 90 minute presentation students get to experience the effectiveness of mind mapping as a means to make and take notes.

It can be extended to include mind-mapping as a creative and planning tool.

Aims

  • To help students better organise their thoughts:
  • To show them how to make and take mind mapped notes.
  • To boost understanding and recall.
  • To encourage creativity.
  • To build excellent planning skills.
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