Popplet is a mind-mapping tool but with a twist. It provides the ability to add pictures to create and organize your mind-map. Popplet provides a way to share ideas. It would be a great way to share pictures showcasing change over time and provide information about those images at the same time. It would be a great tool to use for before and after photos as well. If you have an iPad, you can purchase the Popplet iPad App as well. Popplet provides an alternative to presentation using photos, it could be another method to digital story telling in the classroom.
The site is currently in Beta and you will need to request access to use the site. You can view the video below to get a better idea of the capabilities of the software and see if it is something you might be interesting in testing out and discovering ways that it could be used in the classroom.