One of the advantages of software tools like MindMup is that students like using them, especially if they have already learned the fundamentals of argument mapping.
Watch this video for tips and suggestions on how to use MindMup to help your students write stronger essays, analyze reading passages, and frame class discussions.
You can access the main teacher resource folder referenced in the video above, with essay template, sample outlines, etc. here.
You can find the MindMup tutorial video and How-To document, plus practice arguments, solution maps, and mapping demo videos for Lesson 6 here:
If you’d like to create your own arguments and/or argument maps, or have students create their own, you can find short arguments on both sides of current events (plus sources) at GetThoughtFull.com.