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Visual Note-Taking for Educators: A Teacher's Guide to Student Creativity (Paperback)
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Visual Note-Taking for Educators: A Teacher's Guide to Student Creativity (Paperback)

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Paperback 192 Pages / Published: 15/01/2016
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We've come a long way from teachers admonishing students to put away their drawings and take traditional long-form notes. Let's be honest: note-taking is boring and it isn't always the most effective way to retain information. This book is a guide for teachers about getting your students drawing and sketching to learn visually. Whether in primary or secondary school, neuroscience has shown that visual learning is a very effective way to retain information. The techniques in this book will help you work with your students in novel ways to retain information. Visual note-taking can be used with diverse learners; all ages; and those who have no drawing experience. Teachers are provided with a library of images and concepts to steal, tweak and use in any way in their classrooms. The book is liberally illustrated with student examples from elementary and high school students alike.

Publisher: WW Norton & Co
ISBN: 9780393708455
Number of pages: 192
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 152 x 231 x 13 mm


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If you're the least bit intrigued about what visual note-taking is, or you're interested in how to apply this strategy in class, Wendi Pillars has your answers. . . . You'll enjoy the push to your thinking, and walk away with ideas to implement in your very next class. I've seen this strategy work for language learners in the classroom who need to develop the ability to build connections as well as students learning in their native language.-- (01/29/2016)
[A] useful resource to help students think in new ways and synthesize thoughts.-- (01/29/2016)
Visual literacy is an absolute game changer for learning. Educators and students who edu-sketch will find that their thinking becomes broader and deeper. A whole new mind emerges. Pillars' book belongs on every teacher's desk, right next to that proverbial apple.-- (01/29/2016)
Wendi Pillars has done a masterful job of showing how and why we teachers and our students can benefit from applying a learning and note-taking strategy many of us don't know much about. And, happily, it's a strategy that involves drawing, which our students are happy to do!-- (01/29/2016)

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