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Sketchnoting

Find an introduction to sketchnoting as well as guides and tips for sketchnoting in education. There are also recommended apps for digital sketchnoting.

Featured Books from Your ATA Library

Sketchnoting in School

This book provides everything you need to get started with visual notetaking. Tools, inspiration, how to start, ways to practice, and ways to continue learning. It provides the research behind the benefits of using this tool for your own learning, as well as with your students.

The Sketchnote Workbook

The Sketchnote Workbook, the follow-up to The Sketchnote Handbook, shows students how to take the basic sketchnoting skills they learned in the Handbook and use them in new and fun ways. Students don't need to know how to draw to sketchnote. Mike gives them a quick recap of how to use five simple shapes and basic lettering techniques to create visual notes that they'll want to share with their friends.

Sketchnote for Educators

Sylvia Duckworth's drawings provide clarity and provoke dialogue on many topics related to education. This book contains 100 of her most popular sketchnotes with links to the original downloads that can be used in class or shared with colleagues. Interspersed throughout the book are .

How to Sketchnote

In How to Sketchnote, Duckworth explains how you can use sketchnoting in the classroom and that you don't have to be an artist to discover the benefits of doodling Sketchnoting allows students to see the bigger picture in the concepts they are studying, make connections in their learning, and display their learning process--and all of that leads to better retention.

Ink and Ideas

Sketchnoting, also known as visual notetaking, helps make your thinking visible, visual, and meaningful. By introducing sketchnoting in your classroom, your students with engage with and explore their thinking with what they are absorbing. Ink & Ideas is Tanny's tried and true toolkit to get you and your students started, including templates, tools, suggested reading, ideas, inspiration, and more.

Visual Note-Taking for Educators

Let's be honest: note-taking is boring and it isn't always the most effective way to retain information. This book is a guide for teachers about getting your students drawing and sketching to learn visually. Whether in primary or secondary school, neuroscience has shown that visual learning is a very effective way to retain information. The techniques in this book will help you work with your students in novel ways to retain information

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