Session 304

Title: Learning through doodling: sketchnoting in assessment for learning

Presenter: Alice Leung – Secondary Education, Learning and Teaching Directorate

Type: Practical

Duration: 60 mins

Overview: Sketchnoting is a visual note making strategy through hand-drawing cartoons illustrations. This workshop will show how teachers can support students in creating their own sketchnotes to visually communicate their understanding, make meaning of the material they are learning and to reflect on how they are learning. During the workshop, participants will create their own sketchnotes and develop an understanding of how sketchnoting can: -support deep learning and retention of learning -be used in assessment for learning -support the development of critical and creative thinking -support literacy. Participants will have access to a toolkit to bring back to school to use with their students. No artistic ability is required for this workshop. Sketchnoting is for everyone.

Target Audience: K – 6 Teachers & Executive

Requirements: Participants should bring a current unit of work or a unit of work they will implement in the near future. Participants will be provided with paper, pens and pencils in the workshop. Participants may wish to bring their own sketchpad, drawing pencils, ball point pens and/or a digital device for drawing such as Surface with stylus or iPad Pro with Apple pencil.