hyperMAPS 2 (KIT: Guide + set-up CD-ROM)

Building maps for individual study and classroom teaching

Product: Software

Pages: Set-up CD-ROM + guide

ISBN: 978-88-590-0258-1

Publication date: 01/04/2013

Suitable for: Primary 1st level (ages 6-7), Primary 2nd level (ages 8-10), Lower secondary 1st level (ages 10-11), Lower secondary 2nd level (ages 12-13), Upper secondary 1st level (ages 14-16), Upper secondary 2nd level (ages 17-19)


Supervision, materials and texts by Flavio Fogarolo and Carlo Scataglini

hypermaps 2 is a powerful system of graphic representation and digital visualization of knowledge, through the building of multimedia maps, generated starting from digital content, digital books PDF or RTF documents. With hypermaps 2 map becomes a dynamic and interactive tool in which you build and organize your knowledge.

In a unique and versatile program you will find:

    With hypermaps 2 the student will be able to build:
    maps for individual study
    diagrams for fixing the key concepts of a text
    tables for simplifying and adapting didactic contents

hypermaps 2 allows you to organize and visualize study materials without the risk of reducing the content. You can freely add to each node what follows:

  • descriptive texts
  • images
  • linksto the Web
  • audio explanation
  • other support information

Building a map is quick and easy: while studying, students can independently create their own diagrams, starting from digital books and using PDF learning environment.

    hypermaps 2 is also a tool for building multimedia lessons and to experience inclusive and collaborative learning in the classroom through the use of IWB.

The program allows you to:

  • create a multimedia map and interact with it in an effective and intuitive way thanks to the consultation mode that allows you to view all the multimedia content of a single conceptual node;
  • zoom in on the images in the nodes;
  • organizing and presenting digital content in an easy but effective way;
  • automatically create a map by importing a structured text from an RTF or TXT file.





hypermaps’ STRENGTHS

  • Simple and clear functions for building maps quickly:

- availability of different kinds of schemes to effectively organize information: tree structure, vertical or horizontal sequences, radial maps, charts, glossaries;

- possibility to classify nodes according to 4 levels of hierarchy (based on the importance of the topic) each with a different graphic style;

- possibility to link to each individual nodes, in addition to the title and an eventual image, also a textual description to make the information more complete and meaningful without reducing the benefits of visual representation;

- possibility to customize the display hiding, according to the needs, the less important nodes;

- possibility to customize the graphic style of the maps created;

- possibility tocopy the maps created in a Word document;

  • the software contains an extensive archive of maps and diagrams, taken from Erickson’s publications by Carlo Scataglini on facilitated disciplines (grammar, history, geography and science), that can be edited and implemented according to the needs;

  • contains the PDF STUDY ENVIRONMENT(the same as the one existing in ALFaREADER) to work and study on digital book s(PDF). With these texts, the building of the maps will be even faster.

Windows XP
SP 2 with 1,6 GHz

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista
Processor: 1,6 GHz or faster

250 MB free hard disk space
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

The software's activation process can be performed by using the telephone or the Internet