Inspiration Software, Inc.
Recognized as the leader in visual thinking and learning, Inspiration® Software, Inc.'s award-winning technology tools are based on proven visual learning methodologies that help students, educators and 21st century business leaders think, learn, brainstorm, analyze and write. The company’s visual learning tools are used by more than 25 million people worldwide and are revolutionizing visual thinking and learning in education. Inspiration®, Inspiration® Maps, Kidspiration®, InspireData®, Webspiration Classroom™ service and WebspirationPRO™ inspire students and creative thinkers to develop strong thinking and organizational skills, improve their academic performance and tap the power of visual thinking.
For visual mapping, outlining, writing and making presentations, use Inspiration® 9, the ultimate thinking and learning tool. Brainstorm ideas, structure your thoughts and visually communicate concepts to strengthen understanding with the Diagram and Map Views. To take notes, organize information, and structure writing for plans, papers and reports, use the integrated Outline View to focus on main and supporting ideas and to clarify thinking in written form. With Inspiration's Presentation Manager, transform your diagrams, mind maps and outlines into polished presentations that communicate ideas clearly and demonstrate understanding and knowledge.
Students use InspireData® to investigate, analyze, and represent data and information in dynamic graphs and charts. InspireData tools make it easy to change variables and plot types so students can explore data in multiple, meaningful ways. This encourages them to investigate data analytically, ask more questions, and apply their understanding of the data to form better conclusions and continue exploration. Download a free 30-day trial of InspireData today!
InspireData helps students to successfully:
- Build data literacy
- Develop analytical skills
- Strengthen critical thinking
Students and teachers collect data from multiple sources including experiments, library and Internet research, user-created e-Surveys or one of the 100+ subject-specific databases that are part of InspireData. Students’ analysis and investigation includes finding the best representation for their data using multiple plot types such as Venn, bar, stack, pie, axis and time series. InspireData supports STEM initiatives and 21st century skills, and aligns with standards for science, social studies and mathematics.
Using visual thinking methodologies, Kidspiration provides a cross-curricular visual workspace for K-5 learners. Students combine pictures, text, numbers and spoken words to develop vocabulary, word recognition, reading for comprehension, writing and critical thinking skills.
Kidspiration works the way students think and learn and the way teachers teach. As students make visual connections, they build fundamental skills in reading, writing, math, science and social studies. Kidspiration offers activities in all curriculum areas, so students use visual learning naturally and confidently.