What is it?
How can it be used in education?
BYU Center for Teaching and Learning 
How Professors Use Concept Mapping
Concept Map Tutorial with Free Editable Templates for Concept Maps
Kent State  University Active Learning Concept Maps
Classroom Assessment Techniques Concept Maps
It's free
colorful, organized visual
graphic organizer
private unless the user shares
represent text graphically
No downloads needed
only three maps for the free version
requires time to learn
Unknown if it is accessible
Internet connection needed
organize writing topics
used to review material
used instead of outline
assess a student's knowledge