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The Basics and Benefits of Visual Note Taking

Find the best resources about visual note taking and sketchnoting that allow individuals to utilize drawing and images when capturing and representing ideas for class assignments, during training, meetings or conferences.

Visual Note Taking
Wesley Fryer provides a fantastic overview of the types of visual note taking, examples and links to tools to get you started.

Sketchnoting 101: How To Create Awesome Visual Notes
Matthew Magain provides twenty tips on how to get started with sketchnoting.

Sketchnotes: A Guide to Visual Note Taking
Elaine from JetPens offers a basic guide and tips on how to sketchnote.

Sketchnoting in Education
Kathy Schrock provides a list of helpful resources to inspire and get started with sketchnoting in education.

How Can Sketchnoting Help Me at Work?
Noteshel offers a brief article on why sketchnoting is not just for k12 education and shares a useful tip about using sticky notes.

Start Doodling in Class: The Value of Lo Fi Graphics in eLearning
Gauri Rayes discusses how sketchnoting and sketchsplaining can be powerful tools in eLearning.

Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning
Tom from Articulate explains why to use visual notes and provides a few primers on getting started.


Tech Tip: Tech Tools for Note Taking

Matt Miller discusses how to use Google Drawings for brain-friendly visual note taking.

Check out Paper by 53, an iOS App that makes sketchnoting easier.


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