Increasing student engagement in PLPs at Williston Central

It’s about providing choice in reflection tools Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) across the state have taken many different forms and serve a few different purposes. […]

Sketchnoting in the classroom: 12 ways to get started

Many of us have found ourselves doodling during a lecture or presentation. It keeps our brain engaged while we listen, or try to at least. […]

10 tips for creating awesome diginotes with Canva

I’m pretty sure I am addicted to Canva, the graphic-design tool website. Canva, which uses a drag-and-drop format allows non-designers to create a variety of […]

Drawing for Learning with Google Canvas

Artistic editors and apps abound online, but have you taken a look at Google Canvas? In a stylus-powered classroom, this simple tool provides students lots […]

5 tips for live sketchnoting

Live sketchnoting (doodling while someone is talking) is the most challenging form of sketchnoting. It is stressful at first, but it gets easier over time […]

I’m going back to paper AND staying digital

As a teacher, I went all-in on being as digital as possible years ago. I made the “I’m going totally paperless” statement like so many […]

Educational Technology Countdown: Day 8

Image from http://langwitches.org/blog/2015/11/15/10-tips-to-get-started-with-sketchnoting-workshop/ Research has shown that drawing your notes, even doodling can help you learn and remember information. Sketchnoting or Visual Note-Taking is one […]

Book Review: The Sketchnote Handbook by Mike Rohde

“David, don’t doodle” This is one of my earliest memories in school. I had already written down the homework information and the teacher walked over […]

Use Google Drawings for brain-friendly visual notetaking

Our brains like words. But they really love images. The brain works in images. When we talk, our brains change the information we’re receiving into […]

Goal: Visualize Your 2016 Goals

Flickr photo by Luigi Mengato https://flic.kr/p/hgwjYu Welcome to Cycle 7 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Make it Meaningful! Goal: Visualize  your goals Accomplish this goal: Don’t just list […]

Got Notes? (Part 2)

sketch – note /skeCH nōt/ Noun 1. A substantially awesome method for taking notes that is easy, fun, and does not require drawing ability (stick […]

Got Notes?

Picture this: You are in front of your screen, you have logged into your live lesson, and your instructor is about to start. He or […]

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