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Confessions of a LIfelong Doodler: Sketchnoting With Students

Participate and share

Participate and share : Poster

Monday, June 24, 2:00–4:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 11

Kheila Dunkerly  
Sketchnoting is an engaging and effective way for students to capture ideas and demonstrate learning in a creative way. Come learn how to introduce sketchnoting to your students and walk away with practical strategies that you can implement tomorrow. No artistic ability is needed!

Audience: Coaches, Teachers
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Optional Drawing Apps
Sketches School
Paper 53
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Creativity and productivity tools
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Creative Communicator
  • Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
  • Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
For Educators:
  • Model and nurture creativity and creative expression to communicate ideas, knowledge or connections.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

The purpose of this poster session is to provide participants with an understanding of how sketchnoting can encourage students to be creative communicators. Participants will walk away with resources and ideas so they can begin encouraging visual notetaking with their students. Educators will have an opportunity to experience the power of sketchnoting for themselves to allow them to witness the impact it has on learning and synthesizing of new content.

Participants will understand the following components of sketchnoting and be able to answer these questions:

1. Understand the neuroscience behind sketchnoting-Why is sketchnoting valuable?
2. Experience sketchnoting to see the benefits firsthand.-How does creative expression with sketchnoting help me process information?
3.Gain resources and ideas.-What does this look like at specific grade levels and content areas?
4. Select the best tools for sketchnoting. Which apps or sites are best for my students to engage in sketchnoting?

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Kheila Dunkerly, Bermudian Springs SD

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