Have you thought of something and drew a picture while doing so? Visualization can help you get closer to a solution to an issue or problem. Pictures and figures can help with orientation. The expression "a picture is worth a thousand words" is undoubtedly true at times!
Here you can read about the theoretical background of concept maps, you find video tutorials which help you to use online and offline tools to create them. But the main issue of the lesson: to discover the pedagogical potential of these visualization methods! That is what we have to discuss by sharing experiences among each-other. Please visit the forum, and start your blog to share your ideas in your blog with us!