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Organizing information



There are plenty of platforms and tools to organize information. The LATCH principle (Location, Alphabet, Time, Category, Hierarchy) provides five methods that we can choose from to organize anything.

One example of organizing information is a mind map. “Mind mapping means the technique for visualizing relationships among different concepts. Mind mapping has been widely used in education in brainstorming ideas, training and development, organizing ideas and problem solving.

Mindmaps are similar to a concept map. Mind maps are also kind of graphic organizer, which is described as two-dimensional visual knowledge representations, including flowcharts, timelines, and tables. They show relationships among concepts or processes by means of spatial position, connecting lines and intersecting figures.” (Guoqing 2014.)

One can also create lists or collections or place priority on key information. (Ho/

Other tools: Trello, Airtable, Google Drive, Padlet, Miro ….

Mindmapping tools:

  • MindMup
  • Mindomo
  • Mindmeister
  • Mindly
  • Popplet