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I've been hired by conference and event organizers to capture sketchnotes, live and in real-time, including GE, Summit Series, Leadercast, SXSW Interactive, An Event Apart, JESS3 and SEED Conference. I'd love to capture your next event with live sketchnotes or from recorded audio or video. Send a note and let's talk. The Sketchnote Handbook I wrote The Sketchnote Handbook with Peachpit Press (November 2012). The book teaches ways regular people can use sketchnoting techniques to make note-taking more memorable and more fun. The Sketchnote Workbook The Sketchnote Workbook is a follow-up to The popular Sketchnote Handbook, with more ways to use sketchnoting to visually capture ideas, experiences and information. Sketchnote Videos Here's a short video by Daria Kempka on how I began sketchnoting and the doors it has opened for my illustration and live sketchnoting career: Sketchnote Audio Hire Me to Sketchnote Your Event Check out my sketchnote portfolio for an idea of my past work. Related:  Sketchnoting

Learn How To Sketchnote With The Penultimate App For The iPad I recently wrote an article about sketchnoting, an approach to notetaking using both words and drawings. Though many of the examples of sketchnotes you see online are produced by skilled designers and artists, it’s important to know that sketchnoting can be done by anyone. It’s an approach to notetaking that should be taught in schools. I’m not a graphic designer, and my drawing skills consist of stick figures and simple shapes. But I would say the tool that is helping me the most with sketchnoting is an iPad drawing app called Penultimate ($0.99). Why Penultimate? Penultimate has the look and size of those famous Moleskine notebooks. Though I recently purchased my first ever Moleskine notebook, I’m still apprehensive about using it. I’ve literally drawn and re-drawn, for example, an image of an eye, at least ten times, but thanks to Penultimate I was able to undo lines, and a few times totally erase or clear the page and start over. Penultimate’s Tools Insert Photos and Images

Sketchnotes using Discovery Streaming Video | The Middle Pages This week, the sixth graders worked on taking sketchnotes while watching videos from Discovery Streaming. We began class by watching this short video that I created which gave students an overview of the sketchnote process. I also gave students a quick lesson on using the Flipink app and gave them about 10 minutes to test it. I knew the students were going to be starting a unit on Africa. So I downloaded 4 videos from Discovery Streaming that talked about different regions in Africa. Students selected which video they wanted to watch and worked on creating their sketchnote as they worked. Students were very quiet and focused as they worked. Here are a few examples of the sketchnotes that they created from the videos: The Flipink app is a good app for beginning sketchnotes. If you are interested in learning more about sketchnotes, here is a page which I created with links to apps, examples, and other resources: Creative APPtitude: Sketchnote Tools and Resources

S'initier au sketchnoting par l'annotation créative Ce billet vous aidera a développer progressivement votre capacité à créer des sketchnotes à partir d'un texte. L'astuce consiste à placer une étape intermédiaire entre la lecture et le sketchnoting: cette étape s'appelle l'annotation créative.Le sketchnoting, comme les autres techniques de Visual Mapping, stimule la créativité pour mieux assimiler et mémoriser des l'information.L'exemple est reálisé à partir d'un texte du Docteur Srini Pillay, publié dans le blog Harvard Business Review: To Reach Your Goals, Make a Mental Movie. Les 4 étapes sont illustrées et expliquée ci-dessous. 1. La première étape consiste à coller une bande d'environ 10 cm sur la gauche du texte imprimé. 2. Lecture et annotation du texte, après avoir lu le texte et surligné les points qui ont retenu notre attention, nous pouvons commencer l'annotation créative. Sur le même niveau du texte où nous avons surligné, nous ajoutons des images simples, des mots-clés, des bulles de bd, des courtes phrases. 4.

Drawing can help you think and focus better — even if you're not good at it Do you ever draw? Most of us don't, and the reason we usually leave drawing to the artists is because we're not very good at it. Who wants to do something they're bad at? But maybe we should rethink this assumption, especially since drawing has so many benefits, artist or not. Consider this idea: What if drawing was just a low-stakes thing we did because we enjoyed it and it helped us see the world better? "We have misfiled the significance of drawing because we see it as a professional skill instead of a personal capacity," writes design historian D.B. Dowd suggests we reframe the act of drawing. Here's another example: You might enjoy eating at a restaurant that boasts an incredible chef, and you may also enjoy a great pasta dish you make at home. The same is true for drawing. It forces you to focus Forget your preconceived notions about who can draw and who can't. Sitting (or standing!) It makes memories stick In fact, it worked so well that I started sketching when I travel, too.

The Sketchnote handbook by Mike Rhode The Sketchnote Podcast: Season 1 Re-Released I'M EXCITED to re-release my series of 10 Sketchnote Podcast videos for you. Watch all 10 episodes on Vimeo, YouTube, or right here: Sketchnote Podcast Episode 1 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 2 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 3 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 4 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 5 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 6 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 7 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 8 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 9 Sketchnote Podcast Episode 10 Video shot and edited by Brian Artka at Size 43 Creative. Reach out and say hello. Sketchnoting: The Art of Visual Note-taking

Sketchnoting In The Classroom - Verbal To Visual My name is Doug Neill, and here’s a bit of my background: In 2011 I received a Master of Arts in Teaching from Pacific University, with secondary certifications in Math, Science, and ESL.That same year I got pulled into the world of visual thinking and documented my skill development over at The Graphic Recorder.I launched Verbal To Visual in 2013 to help others develop their sketchnoting skills, and have built four courses to date: An Introduction To Visual Note-Taking, How To Make Sketchnote Videos, Sketchnoting In The Classroom, and Learn In Public. February 15th, 2017: Announcing the project! April 1st, 2017: An update on how it’s all coming together. June 22nd, 2017: Check out the first sample video lesson! August 1st, 2017: Practice activities for each lesson! February 23rd, 2018: How I developed the subject-specific lessons. Why might you sign up? Any questions or concerns? Think you might want to use these resources in future school years?

Manifesto We, the Doodlers of every nation, in order to form a more perfect world, establish semantic truth, promote whole-minded learning, provide for the struggling knowledge worker and student, enhance educational well-being, and secure the benefits of the Doodle for ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Manifesto for Doodlers everywhere. —Set Forth by the Founding Infodoodlers this 14th day of February of the Year 2011 to doodle (modern defn.): to dawdle; to draw something without thinking; to scrawl aimlessly; to make meaningless marks; to do something of little value, substance or import; to do nothing. Contrary to popular belief, THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A MINDLESS DOODLE. The very act of creating a Doodle necessarily engages the mind. Doodling IS thinking, soldiers, it’s just thinking in disguise. We hold these truths to be self-evident: Because of these realities of the Doodle, we, the Revolutionaries, hereby DECLARE A DOODLE REVOLUTION. Long Live the Doodle Revolution.

Sketchnotes: Tools and tactics for visual notetaking About the presenter: Matt Miller has taught for more than a decade, integrating technology to engage students and create unique learning experiences. He created the Ditch That Textbook blog, is a Google Certified Teacher and co-hosts a podcast on the BAM Radio Network. Matt’s book, Ditch That Textbook, was recently published. Buy a copy of Ditch That Textbook on Amazon, or don’t wait — get a copy from Matt for $20, cheaper than the Amazon price. Matt travels around Indiana and the United States to present at schools, workshops, conferences or any other professional development event. Great sketchnoting resources: Matt’s posts on sketchnoting and sketchnote-related ideas: Carrie Baughcum’s sketchnoting for beginners video: Other visual notetaking resources:

SketchNotes on Education – tips4teaching Feel free to download and share the range of SketchNotes on Educational topics. Share your educational sketchnotes on Twitter using the tag Supporting a trainee How I draw Meet the team Objectives Boys and Achievement Supporting the distracted 10 tips to Headship SAMPLE- 1st Year as a HoD SketchBook ATL Union conf TeacherToolkit job hunt Vocabulary @Teachertoolkit Assembly plan Organising Course work folders Interview notes Notes on Change Management AFL, practice makes perfect – @teachertoolkit Ofsted Outstanding What teachers Dream and September planning Boys Reading Like this: Like Loading...

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. This 4 minute video gives a quick summary of how I use visual practice in my work to plan, organize, teach, and learn. In 2011 I submitted the following “essay” to UnPlug’d about Why Doodling Matters. As Temple Grandin says, “the world needs all kinds of minds.” and some of those minds “think in pictures”. Doodling is a form of external thought that allows you to visualize the connections you are making while thinking. As Steven Johnson says, the “mind’s primordial soup” can lead to “serendipitous collisions of creative insight”.

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. In this guide, we introduce basic techniques, recommend some supplies to get you started, and interview Mike Rohde himself about the history of sketchnotes. Sketchnote Supplies Sketchnotes can be created using whatever materials you have on hand. Notebook A blank, plain paper notebook is best. Black Ink Pens Emphasis Pen Carrying Case Interview with Sketchnote Creator Mike Rohde 1.

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. The term "Sketchnote" (visual note taking) was first coined by designer and author Mike Rohde. I wanted to show my 5th graders how engaged they can be in visual note-taking when using both sides of the brain; verbal and visual. 1.