Some useful sites for preparing to teach Year 9, 10 or 11 (in 2014) with 1:1 lap top access:

Philosophical background to such programs: (about 10 minutes)

Online mindmapping tools are:

Have a look at 'Cool Tools For Schools' website and scroll down to Organising tools. You'll find a list of possibilities.
Webspiration costs money but works like Inspiration.
Freemind which works really well.
Buzan has free downloadable Mind Mapping software at
Try: put together by Med Kharbach, a Canadian educator with a high level of interest in ICT and learning.
It is a very useful site to visit. To see a summary of what has been posted use the link below.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning