In this episode, we’ll dive into the idea sketching your thinking in any subject area with educator and illustrator, Manuel Herrera. We’ll tackle the question, “What is sketchnoting?” and discuss classroom sketchnoting examples. You’ll also hear cross-curricular connections, digital tools and strategies to maximize learning during class activities plus how sketchnoting connects to careers beyond the arts!
This week’s episode is titled: Your Beginner Guide To Sketching Your Thinking: Here’s Where To Start with Manuel Herrera. All information that you will hear as we dive into this idea of sketching your thinking and sketchnoting if you are teaching Math, Science Social Studies English language arts foreign language or helping and supporting Educators in any subject area, this episode is for you!
We are going to unpack the question, “What is sketchnoting?” and talk about ways to start sketching you’re thinking with students and you’ll hear a lots of suggestions lots of connections to what’s already happening with activities in classrooms and even some ways that this connect to careers even outside of the drawing or art field. So this is really a fun conversation that packs a punch in terms of giving you some ideas to run with. Let’s dive into today’s episode!
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- First, grab a pencil and paper.
- Next, find connections to what you’re already teaching.
- Then, try out a few digital tools.
- Finally, make career connections.
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- Check out Manuel Herrera’s website
- Follow Manuel Herrera on Instagram and Twitter
- Paper (Sketch app)
- Adobe Fresco (Digital painting & drawing app)
- Procreate (Drawing app)
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