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Sketchnote School: 6 Steps to Great Conference Sketchnotes

Communicating visually is one of those skills many believe they can’t achieve. There are others on the interwebs and authors of books that have …

The Benefits of Using Doodling and Sketchnotes in the Classroom

Complete Coverage<p>I have always been a doodler, drawing figures and squiggles in the margins as I talk on the phone or sit through a …

Doodling

Blogger Help

Step 4: Teach Quality Commenting Skills

Welcome to the fourth step in our free professional learning series on <b>class and student blogging</b>!<p><b>The aim of this step is to:</b><p>Explain how comments are …

Teaching

Teaching With Blogs

Grades <b>8 – 12</b> | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson<p>In this lesson, students use blogs to hold discussions about the effect of the factors of culture, …

Edusketch

Lesson Ideas

We have TWO winners iPad minis! The competition was so close, the judges decided to award two winners! WHOO HOO! You can find out who they are on our …

How To Sketchnote Without Drawing

Blogs as Web-Based Portfolios PDF

The 2009-2010 school year ended for me early today and I’m just wrapping up a few loose ends before I head into vacation mode for the summer. I did …

Blog Images: How to Find Royalty Free Photos (Top 7 Sites)

Here’s a question bloggers often find themselves asking (at least those who don’t make one of the top blogging mistakes out there):<p><b>Where do I find</b> …

New To Blogging: 8 Big Blogging Mistakes (Never Make These!)

Need an example? Why don’t we clean up that earlier plug: <i>“Even amateurs can blog like pros after reading</i> <i>How to Start a Blog—A Complete Beginner’s</i> …

One element that is often overlooked when optimizing websites is the formatting of the text. The importance of this component, however, is clearly related to a childishly simple principle: if visitors are unable or unwilling to read a piece of text, your message won’t be conveyed and will certainly not convert visitors.

One element that is often overlooked when optimizing websites is the formatting of the text. The importance of this component, however, is clearly …

Blogging In The Classroom - How To Start A Blog (2017 Guide)

As education evolves and starts to embrace rapid developments in technology, we’re starting to see new teaching methods being introduced to the …

Why are you blogging with your class?

New Zealand Registered Teacher Criteria 6.1<p>Registered teachers articulate clearly the aims of their teaching, give sound professional reasons for …

Setting up individual student blogs using blogger (part 1)

Despite my well-documented loathing of blogger as a content management system over the last term I’ve set up 28 (!) individual student blogs using …

Blogging With Students

This free self-paced course guides you step by step through the process of setting up a class blog and blogging with students.<p>Each step includes …

Blogging

No More Notes! Or Why I Love Visual Notetaking

I am a terrible note-taker. I blame it my poor handwriting, but really I just don’t enjoy taking notes. I never go back and look at them and it …

Graphic Recording and Meeting Facilitation with Sunni Brown

A field guide to TED graphic notes

Makayla Lewis sketched these notes while watching Amanda Palmer’s TED Talk online.<p>At TED 2011, Sunni Brown encouraged doodling everywhere – …

Public Speaking

Doodlers, unite!

Studies show that sketching and doodling improve our comprehension -- and our creative thinking. So why do we still feel embarrassed when we're …

Doodling

3 ways the brain creates meaning

Information designer Tom Wujec talks through three areas of the brain that help us understand words, images, feelings, connections. In this short …

The Brain

Graphic Recording and Meeting Facilitation with Sunni Brown

D is for Drawing: A Visual Alphabet for Non-Linear Note-Takers

For the past year I’ve had a consistent warm-up routine that I turn to when I sit down to begin a visual note-taking session.<p>I start with a sequence …

Visual Thinking basics

In this video, I share some basics of visual thinking that should get you up in running in about 20 minutes. This video is a bit long, so I added a …