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What Is It?

SpicyNodesis a graphic organizer that allows users to visualize online information. IPieces of information (text, links, photos, etc.) are placed in individual “nodes,” that are then linked in an engaging interface that encourages exploration. SpicyNodes can be used in a variety of ways to create mind maps, organizational charts and information portals.

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How to Integrate It?


Sample Lesson Plan

SpicyNode in the classroom:
  • Student writing preparation tool
  • Outline for a presentation
  • Overview of topics
  • Introduction to a histroical topic
  • Character map to clarify the relationships between characters in a book or play

Examples

Nodemap about SpicyNodes
Chemical Elements
SpicyNodes Mind Map
Characters in a Book

Assessment

Nodemap Rubric

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