1. Creating Mindmaps- Gliffy Style By Trisha Bauer ED 5670 Literacy Technology July 30, 2008 2. www.gliffy.com Making graphic organizers: mindmaps, flowcharts, etc.Drawing floor plansCreating other types of visual representations 3. What is a Mindmap? Graphic organizer A visual way to organize information Lets you visualize and interpret information easily 4. Why Use Gliffy? Advantages: Its online Use many types of shapes and colors Upload own pictures Use pictures from the Internet Share and collaborate with others Easy to use 5. How Does Gliffy Work? Create drawings on the workspace: 6. Make a Shape Step 1: Drag a shapeto the workspace Step 2: Add text and change the colorand font. 7. You can change the background color... and use the grid to help you. 8. Other Options File: Open, Save, Print, Save As a PictureEdit: Undo, Cut, Paste, DeleteShare: Publish and Embed into your websitesCreate: Textbox, Ellipse, Rectangle, ConnectorsModify: Color, scroll through projectsView: Save, Print, Zoom 9. Save Options Dont forget to save your work!Gliffy saves every version of your workYou can always go back to another version and start over 10. Adding More Shapes Shapes come from left toolbar Drag arrows from UML 11. Text Boxes Click the A to create text boxes Add arrows by clicking UML 12. Final Details Add details with shapes and arrows Make them c o l o r f u l ! Use the right toolbar! Its fun! 13. You created amindmapwithGliffy! 14. Web 2.0 You can also publish your mindmap to your website or blog.Click on Publish choose how you want to share it online.