Did you know that the instructional strategy of Sketchnoting can actually reduce students' stress and enhance focus? In Episode 2 of our 7 part book series on Inks and Ideas by Tanny McGregor, Tanny explains the benefits and research surrounding sketchnoting as an instructional strategy. On page 4, she lists four essential questions that are discussed in Chapter 1.
1. Does sketchnoting align with our beliefs about best practice?
2.What benefits do sketchnotes provide for the thinker/reader/writer/listener/viewer?
3. What does research suggest about the practice of sketchnoting?
4. How important is notetaking, and how does sketchnoting fit in?
We discuss Chapter 1 in more detail on our podcast, Academic Conversation with Merten & Morgan. Please listen and leave your comments below!
Resources from Episode 2:
Guided Comprehension: Visualizing Using the Stretch-to-Sketch Strategy by Sarah Dennis-Shaw on readwritethink.org
Proust and the Squid: The Story of Science of the Reading Brain by