Webspiration

Do you remember Inspiration? The mind mapping tool on CD that was available for purchase in the late 1990s has now been replaced by Webspiration. A mind mapping tool on steroids, Webspiration is a free online collaborative tool that can lead students to plan and share ideas.

Introducing Webspiration
Introducing Webspiration

The Webspiration website provides more information:

 Create Diagrams and Think Visually

Use Webspiration’s diagramming environment to create bubble diagrams, flow charts, concept maps, process flows and other visual representations that stimulate and reflect your thinking. With Webspiration, you focus on developing and connecting ideas, not the drawing.

 Outline and Structure Ideas and Information

 With Webspiration’s powerful outlining capabilities, you can take notes, organize work and expand ideas fluidly to develop your writing into plans, study guides, papers, reports, and other more comprehensive documents.

 Collaborate and Share

 Webspiration makes it easy to collaborate and share documents by simply sending an invite. Everyone works on the same document, contributing, posting comments, and viewing changes. Webspiration is ideal for team projects, study groups, reviewing and commenting on documents and co-authoring materials.

 Anytime and Anywhere

 Store and access documents online without discs, drives or email. Work at home, a friend’s house, the library, your office, or the local coffee shop. Webspiration and your documents are available anywhere you have access to the internet.

Educators and administrators should also find Webspiration useful for project management. We can all learn more about how we think and how we plan as well as seeking feedback from our peers. Webspiration is a tool that enables all of these.

Thanks to the amazing Marco Torres for sharing this excellent tool.

2 thoughts on “Webspiration

  1. I am amazed – and delighted! I’ve been using Inspiration for a few years now – we have V6 at school, and I have v7 here at home and v8 on my laptop. (You can see how I’ve used it here, showing how we are incorporating Aboriginal Perspectives into our curriculum at Mossgiel Park PS, see http://lisahillschoolstuff.wordpress.com/aboriginal-perspectives-student-resource-page/ ).
    It is, however, expensive to buy multiple site licences so I am rapt that this is now available online (though I note that it does not have all the fabulous features of v8).
    Thanks for letting us know:)
    Lisa Hill

  2. Hi Lisa, glad you like it. I was pleasantly surprised with what it could do for free as my school had paid out to use it some years ago.

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