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Digital Notetaking to Ignite Their Minds. Let’s Brainstorm with Mobile Devices! 15+ Free Apps for IOS/Android. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Friday, March 29th 2013 Part of the Mobile Learning Series!

Let’s Brainstorm with Mobile Devices! 15+ Free Apps for IOS/Android

“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” – Lee Iacocca quotes Brainstorming is an important process that helps improve writing, organizes group ideas, inspires discussion, and provides a roadmap for projects. When brainstorming is combined with sketching, drawing, and thinking on graphic organizers, it helps learners to organize their thoughts for better flow and cohesion. Help Them Brainstorm! 50+ Tips & Resources. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Friday, December 20th 2013 Included in the Digital Tips Advent Calendar and part of the Effective Technology Integration category “An idea, like a ghost, must be spoken to a little before it will explain itself.” – Charles Dickens Brainstorming is an important process that students should do frequently so it becomes a ritual they continue throughout their lives.

Help Them Brainstorm! 50+ Tips & Resources

iTDi + Shelly Terrell: Learning to go, webinar notes 1. At the beginning of March, I signed up for one of iTDi’s Advanced Teaching Skills Courses: Language Learning to Go, led by the brilliantissime Shelly Terrell, who is probably about as near to a living encyclopedia of apps, mobile learning, and the joys of Web 2.0-based learning as anyone’s ever seen.

iTDi + Shelly Terrell: Learning to go, webinar notes 1

Shelly and iTDi (International Teacher Development Institute) have set the course up on a private Google+ community (the course is not free, but for what you get out of it, it’s a steal at $50) and during the week the learners (me and about 30 other teachers in various places around the world) have “missions” to complete, consolidated by weekly webinars hosted by Shelly and iTDi faculty member Barbara Sakamoto. Continuing with my experiment in sketchnoting, I’d like to share some of the tips and tools we learned about in the first weekly webinar. Anyway, here are the notes–hope you get something out of them! P. 1-2. How to create sketchnotes on an iPad? Brainstorming. Mindmapping. Graphic/ Writing Organizers. Sticky note sites. Shelly Terrell (shellyterrell)'s Public Profile in the Diigo Community. American TESOL Webinar: Teaching Writing with Graphic Organizers. Webinar overview – Graphic Organisers.

Preface If you access the link to the recording it would be great if you would just leave a short comment on this post to let me know.

webinar overview – Graphic Organisers

I would really like to know if it is useful to people when I post the overviews & recording links Introduction. eTools for Language Teachers. Sketchnoting (or visual note-taking)(Click here for a presentation called "Sketchnoting for Beginners".

eTools for Language Teachers

Click here to see my sketchnotes on Flickr.) She told me that she made them with an iPad app called “Paper by fifty-three”. Well, I immediately downloaded the app and my journey into sketchnoting began. Laura Gilchrist, Kids Enjoy Reading, Dry Erase to Uncap Creativity. And IdeaPaint: Creating an Interactive Classroom [Video] - Evernote Blog. We’re big fans of IdeaPaint, a special kind of paint that can turn anything into a dry-erase writing surface (you can read more about it here).

and IdeaPaint: Creating an Interactive Classroom [Video] - Evernote Blog

When you combine IdeaPaint’s ability turn any wall or surface into a canvas and Evernote’s ability to capture, archive and make that surface searchable, the possibilities for turning any room into an interactive environment are endless. These two products come together in a particularly exciting way in a classroom environment, which can become a more creative and engaging place to learn. When geography teacher Mike Curta reached out to us about his plans to transform his Eisenhower High School classroom using IdeaPaint and Evernote, we knew we wanted to learn more.

Throughout the school year, Mike kept us updated with his progress by sending photos and email updates about the learning environment he created and the positive results he was observing. Blackboard Collaborate. Blackboard Collaborate. Education: IdeaPaint Tables in action after Rachel's Challenge assembly. Visual Tour: Our day using IdeaPaint-ed Tables to respond to Rachel's Challenge. Part I: Backstory to Rachel's Challenge assembly at NMMS Story setting: A sunny and hot Friday; September 6, 2013Rachel's Challenge presentation is today; we have one every 3 years so all 6, 7, 8 graders experience it.6th graders have heard team teachers say: It's powerful and moving; all 3 team teachers cry by the end of it.

Visual Tour: Our day using IdeaPaint-ed Tables to respond to Rachel's Challenge

I learned out loud during the assembly using Twitter and pictures. Because I learned out loud, the kids were able to use my takeaways back in the classroom. Our Rachel's Challenge facilitator was someone we thought looked familiar but we couldn't quite put our finger on. Engage Their Minds. Welcome to another Phun Phriday!

Engage Their Minds

And this one promises to be fabulous! RSCON starts today, Friday, October 11th! It’s not too late to sign up for one of the 100’s of sessions that will be offered online for free from today through Sunday evening. The Inventor of Dry Erase Whiteboard Paint Coating. Buy Now We exist for one simple reason: to fundamentally improve the way people work.

The Inventor of Dry Erase Whiteboard Paint Coating

IdeaPaint was born from this very notion, a frustration with the way ideas were shared and coworkers collaborated. Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Digital Writing Done Right.

Inkflow: The Visual Thinking App for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch

Inkflow's ink feels like a really smooth fountain pen. Great for expressive writing or sketching. Effortlessly scale or move anything you select. This will change the way you think about ink: Jot down a list of concepts then rearrange them to fit into the bigger picture. Literally move your thoughts around the page, and assemble big ideas with your fingers. Full Resolution Zoom. Sketch Notes. ColorNote® is a simple and awesome notepad app.

It gives you a quick and simple notepad editing experience when you write notes, memos, e-mails, messages, shopping lists and to-do lists. Taking notes with ColorNote® Notepad is easier than any other notepad or memo pad app. * Notice *- If you cannot find the widget, then please read the FAQ below.- When you're finished using the notepad, an automatic save command preserves your individual note. * Product Description *ColorNote® features two basic note taking formats, a lined-paper styled text option, and a checklist option. Visual Notetaking 101 – Visual Notetaking. Sketchnotes – Visual Notetaking. Sketcho Frenzy: The Basics of Visual Note-taking. Sketchnoting. Blogging for English-Language Learners.

Blogging is a very powerful tool in and of itself. Whether it's a personal or professional blog, blogging has the power to unleash learning, reflection, and communication. Even more, a blog can help spread your words and ideas to a wider audience and, as a result, a wider reach. Sketchnotes – Visual Notetaking. Annotate the World. Popplet Examples from our Teachers - Skill Snack. Sketchnoting FOR Learning. iLoveTEFL by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus. Last week (March 5, 2014 to be precise), Sue Kay and Karen Spiller of ELT Teacher2Writer led an hour-long webinar titled “How to Become an ELT Materials Writer.”

The event was full of useful insider info on how the whole publishing industry works, the knowledge good writers need, and tips for aspiring authors from both publishers and accomplished writers. Sketchnoting. Sketchnoting 101: How To Create Awesome Visual Notes -UX Mastery. SketchNotes. Quicklyst - take better notes. Diigo Browser.

Sunni Brown: Doodlers, unite! Backchannel Tools. Internet Catalogue. Backchannel - Shelly Terrell on Diigo. Sketchnoting FOR Learning. More and more people have asked about the sketchnotes you see sprinkled throughout the Langwitches blog. I was thrilled when Felix Jacomino, organizer of Miami Device, asked me to do a Sketchnoting 101 workshop at the conference this upcoming Friday. Here is the slidedeck, I have been working on and a few resources that have helped me wrap my mind around Sketchnoting FOR learning and develop a few skills and strategies along the way.

Drawing conclusions. Giulia Forsythe at Faculty Academy 2012. (25) Sketchnoting on Pinterest. Visual Notes - an album on Flickr. Mind maps - an album on Flickr. The 5 Cs in Education: What If… Sketchnoting in the Process. After my sketchnoting workshop at Miami Device, I was asked to record my process of CREATING the sketchnotes.

I used Airserver to mirror my iPad display to my laptopUsed Screenflow to record myself sketching the main points of the presentationUsed Screenflow to speed up the recorded footage from 30+ minutes to 2.5 minutesExported, then imported into iMovie to add credtits and music This was the first time doing a screencast this way for me…there are a few kinks that I still need to work out (how to NOT record the screenflow toolbar). [The sketchnotes created in the video below were NOT created live, but AFTER, I had created the slide deck already} Here is the slide deck for the presentation. Rebeca Zuñiga (@rebezuniga)

Popplet. Learning about Visual Notetaking from Giulia Forsythe. <div class="greet_block wpgb_cornered"><div class="greet_text"><div class="greet_image"><a href=" rel="nofollow"><img src=" alt="WP Greet Box icon"/></a></div>Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to <a href=" rel="nofollow"><strong>subscribe to the RSS feed</strong></a> for updates on this topic. Flipboard. Developing Your Digital Study Skills. Penultimate. Super Note: Recorder, Notes, Memos. Free. for iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad on the iTunes App Store.

EvoNotes Pro (Take note & annotate pdf, Pen Pro, Word processor plus) for iPhone. App 8. Free Android Note Taking Apps for Teachers and Students. 10 Great, Free Apps for Students for Notetaking and Class Planning. VideoNot.es. Google Keep, Google's Note Taking App, get's some improvements and new features. Google’s Keep, Google's easy to use note taking app, has some new features, improved features and bug fixes. Here is the list of new features from the Google Play Store. Research Management for Professionals, Web and PDF Annotation. Home : Firefox free-addon to bookmark, collect, organize and share the information. Cheaper than Ideapaint... Anyone have first hand experience using both? $/Sqft.

Taking Notes from Research Reading. Printable PDF Version Fair-Use Policy. Geek to Live: Take great notes. Lite: freeware Personal database, PIM, organizer, notes manager, text editor and search engine. In addition to the tree pane, you can also use the powerful internal search engine to locate your data (screenshot).

Snip!t - intelligent bookmark management and information sharing at snipit.org. MyStickies. Online Web Notes - UberNote. Notebook G is your life organizer! Quicklyst - take better notes. Don't Miss These Awesome Note Taking Apps for iPad. After writing about Android's Note taking apps we deem it important that we provide another list of apps for iPad. It is true that most of the apps you find in Android market ( now called Google Play ) are also available in iTunes market but sometimes you stumble upon some apps that are unique to only one market. But be it iOS or Android that you use, you will always have access to plenty of apps and this is thanks to the productivity of the developers.

Rust-Oleum Dry Erase Paint.