Sketchnotes: A Guide to Visual Note-Taking If you’re a visual learner with a passion for pens and paper, the sketchnote method is perfect for you. Sketchnoting combines traditional handwritten notes with drawings, symbols, and other creative elements. The result is an engaging map of ideas with clear visual cues. With sketchnotes, you can: Use visual cues to boost memory retention Keep your brain active and engaged with variety and stimulation Develop ideas more comprehensively by creating connections between points Make your notes more compact and easier to review at a glance The term "Sketchnote" was first coined by designer and author Mike Rohde.
Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students Note taking skills aren’t just automatic. We tell students “take notes” but they have no idea what that means. What makes “good notes.” What do they write down? Top Research strategies for Students — Literacy Ideas 3. Select Domains Wisely When searching, consider the importance of domains, such as .com, .org, .gov, and .edu. These are not all created equally. Sketchnoting I facilitated a workshop at Miami Device this past week. Most conference sessions feel rushed with only 45-60 minutes to share, but thanks to Felix Jacomino‘s the genius mind behind the conference, scheduled my 10 Tips to Get Started with Sketchnoting workshop for 2 hours! It gave us the opportunity to DO what we were talking about. Participants were able to practice sketching the content of the workshop as they were learning about sketchnoting!
Beginning Sketchnotes for 5th graders — ArtSmudge I love creating sketchnotes. To get better at sketchnoting takes time, a commitment to routine practice, and willingness to experiment with different styles. I love solving the mystery of how to best convey an idea using graphics. Personally, I struggle with starting a work of art. I have great ideas that seem to float just out of reach before I can put pen to paper, but sketchnotes, so far, have kept me grounded and engaged from start to finish. Student Skills Workshops Notetaking provides several benefits beyond that record of what was presented in a lecture or class activity. Effective notetaking: Keeps you alert. Notetaking keeps your body active and involved and helps you avoid feelings of drowsiness or distraction.Engages your mind. Listening carefully and deciding what to include in notes keeps your mind actively involved with what you hear.Emphasizes and organizes information.
Research Strategies – Library – Lovejoy High School Inquiry = the search for knowledge through questioning and investigating in order to develop new understandings Inquiry can be self-directed for personal information gain or can be teacher-directed for academic information gain. Search Strategies Videos: What Are Databases and Why Do You Need Them? Mic Note Mic Note is a free Chrome app that allows you to create voice recordings, text notes, and image-based notes on one concise notebook page. The notes that you record with your voice can be time-stamped by clicking on your Mic Note note page while you're recording. You can also take notes without recording any audio.
Visual Practice – G-log As a closet doodler most of my life I was enthralled to learn that note taking through drawing is not only a practice but an evidence-based accepted practice filled with amazing people working in the field. To take my visual notes I used to use an iPad & a pogo stylus but I’ve since moved to a Microsoft Surface. I’ve always used AutoDesk Sketchbook Pro on both devices. Sylvia Duckworth recommends ProCreate and I know lots of people who use Paper 53 Brushes. À chacun son goût! This 4 minute video gives a quick summary of how I use visual practice in my work to plan, organize, teach, and learn.