Sketchnotes are visual notes created from a mix of handwriting, drawings, shapes and visual elements like arrows, boxes or lines.
- reduce note taking time
- sketchnotes require active processing when listening and learning
- engage the whole mind (dual coding theory visual and verbal mode)
- Sunni Brown Ted Talk on “The Doodle Revolution”
- Videos to use with students from Verbal to Visual
Playing with and learning about Desmos.com today for math graphing. I am making many connections between this tool and using Kahoot, and SMART Response tools because it is a fun, collaborative learning tool. Great resource for math, exit slips, recording student data and info.
- assess students annonymously
- survey students
- offer a series of questions and monitor progress
- pause all student work at once
- control/set up how far learners can go in the lesson ie) stop whole group to converse, review or ask questions. Have a conversation about student comments made on each questions/activity.
- Polygraph– game using/developing process of elimination via questioning skills. Much like the game of Guess Who and played with a partner. There are polygraphs for lines, graphs, quadrants, cats, beetles etc. Gives students a reason to use math vocabulary in a positive way… for a reason.
- Scavenger Hunt– helps build calculator skills bit.ly/desmos-hunt
- Desmosbank– teacher created respository of activities. (sites.google.com/site/desmosbank/
- bit.ly/desmos-building-code- 13 principles of activity creation
- Battleship– https://teacher.desmos.com/activitybuilder/custom/58f53fc09c2d690fce53563a
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