Kidspiration/Inspiration – Students use this tool to build their knowledge by creating diagrams, maps and organizers that help them brainstorm, plan, organize and build thinking skills. Visual work can be converted into outlines that export for writing. Here are some sample lesson plans using these tools. Kidspiration is geared for students age 4-8, while Inspiration is geared for older students. Trang Phan writes about how to use mind maps in a flipped classroom in this ISTE article.