• Pham Tat Thanh Thai Nguyen University of Education - Thai Nguyen University



Mind maps, teaching Geography, 6 grade.


The current trend of innovation in Vietnamese education is to change from content-oriented teaching to capacity-oriented teaching for students. This requires teachers to use visual teaching methods to help learners get interested in learning, helping them form subject-specific knowledge and competencies. Mind maps have a combination of graphic information such as images, colours, and symbols that are used as a visual teaching tool. Using mixed research methods including literature analysis, pedagogical observations, and empirical surveys, this article first focuses on the definition and role of mind maps in teaching. Next, the author introduces popular software and steps to design a mind map. Finally, we propose measures to use mind maps in teaching 6th grade Geography.


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