This blog post describes exactly what is happening in our Social Studies class! This is why we are taking our notes through Sketchnoting!
I’m participating in a Twitter Draw-a-Thon that was kicked off last week by Blair Rorani. (read his original blog post or search #everybodydrawnow.) Aside from having great fun, I’ve met some new Twitter peeps and learned how to use a cool + free iPad app called Paper from FiftyThree along the way.
Learning something new is always a good thing, but it also got me thinking about how drawing engages the brain in different ways, and how this could be useful for corporate learning programs.
We live in a world of ‘big data’ that requires deep analysis and interpretation, and creative visualisations can help us to make sense of it. Even for less complex topics, images and visual media are increasingly being used to tell a complete story via traditional and digital communication platforms.
An important 21st Century skillset is being ‘visually literate’ – described by…
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An interesting read for sure. Over the last 12 years I have worked with students who have been able to adjust their thinking in order to understand the material – not just memorize and repeat. Then there are students who deal with dyslexia and a math disorder and that is a process!
A small window into what happens within Key! I’m thankful they were so excited to participate.