Sketch Notes or Visual Notetaking is an effective way to both learn and share ideas with others. There are a number of key visuals that can help such as stylized font or lettering, bullets, frames and connectors. Details, shapes and images can also help make an image stand out.
Here is an video overview of Sketch Notes.
If you are interested there are many other videos to help you become more skilled. Here are some:
Besides the LLC’s print texts and reference books we have access to a number of sites. Please avoid using Wikipedia for this type of research. Although Wikiedia is handy, it may not always be accurate.
Students viewed video clips from Historica, looked at images from the Canadian War Museum and a local paper and then read a picture book. For our final activity we planted tulips in the school garden to commemorate people who have died in war.
Check out our Padlet! Students viewed video clips from Historica, looked at artifacts from the Canadian War Museum and articles from local newspapers. We also read the book picture book, Sadako. We completed a reflection activity using Padlet.
Ms Elderton’s students visited the LLC to research and then describe the importance of some key contemporary artists. They used books and online research tools and then created White Board Explainer Videos using the online program My Simple Show.
Interested in improving your design skills? Located here are some key resources and links to some free online design programs. Click here to see a list of helpful resources that can bring your projects to the next level. Please come and see Ms Parsonson if you need help accessing or using these digital resources.