Cues, Questions, and Advance Organizers/ Use Analysis Techniques

Smart Notebook Ideas

  • Graphic Organizers

    Use to Activate Prior Knowledge or in the Application stage.  Choose from a variety of 24 K-12 graphic organizers. Applicable to different content areas.
    Graphic Organizers

    Choose from another 35 different graphic organizers.
    Even More Graphic Organizers

Web-based Programs

  • Create an Argument or Persuade

    Animoto - Student Example- Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the Civil Rights Presentation


  • SimpleMinds+ - Brainstorm on your iDevice with the free version of this software.

Web Resources

  • - Brainstorming pure and simple. A free, simple, and easy to use web-based program that helps people organize your thoughts and ideas.
    Cedar Rapids Quality Tools (You might need to scroll down to see the templates)
    Extending Vocabulary - Frayer Model
    Graphic Organizers - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
    Mapul creates unique looking mind maps.  It's free for maps that contain no more than two main categories.
    Mind42 provides collaborative workspace for people to manage your ideas.  You can add images and more to your maps.
    Mindmeister is for individuals or groups that what to organize ideas.  They also have apps for Smart phones and iPads.
    Popplet is Popplet is a tool that allows users to visualize ideas. Teachers and students can create graphic organizers, timelines, and many other forms of visual organization.
    Science - Houghton Mifflin Graphic Organizers
    Teacher Vision - Broken down by grade spans, content area, and type