I recently came across a very useful tool, it's called bubbl.us. This online source helps a student organize their thoughts before writing a paper. It allows to the student to brainstorm without the additional chaos of their other papers.
The student is able to color coordinate each bubble to make things more accessible and organized for them. This tool is very well thought out, it only took me a few minutes and I was already customizing the brainstorming web I constructed as an example for you guys. Go ahead and try it!
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