Inspiration & Kidspiration
(a NEW alternative for students 4th Gr and up is an online version of Inspiration called 'MyWebspiration')

Why do I want to use a graphic organizer?

  • graphic organizer / mind-mapping / webbing tool to help STUDENTS AND TEACHERS plan, organize, and communicate information visually.
  • GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS are listed as one of the TEN BEST INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES by Robert Marzano, a national leader in contemporary best practices.
  • Complete with thousands of images and hundreds of templates.
  • Instantly take notes visually with rapid-fire feature
  • Research-based instructional technique to improve student learning
  • Kidspiration - Grades K-3
  • Inspiration - Grades 4 and up


Examples

Resources


Inspiration - "The essential tool to visualize, think, organize and learn"

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  • More resources and video tutorials are available once you open the program. Click the button that looks like the image to the right to access them.

Kidspiration - "The visual way to explore and understand words, numbers and concepts"

Both

Useful Templates


Venn Diagram / Inspiration:
Venn Diagram / Kidspiration:

Cause and Effect / Inspiration :

Cause and Effect / Kidspiration:

Rebus Story:

Lesson Planning:

Beginning Sounds:

Vocab / Kidspiration:


KWL Chart: