5 tips for live sketchnoting

Sketchnoting is fun and very brain friendly, for you AND for your students. Live sketchnoting is even more powerful but challenging. Here are 5 tips from sketchnoting guru Sylvia Duckworth to get you started.

[callout]This post is written by Sylvia Duckworth, an award-winning teacher and sketchnoting enthusiast from Toronto, Canada. You can connect with her on Twitter

Live sketchnoting (doodling while someone is talking) is the most challenging form of sketchnoting. It is stressful at first, but it gets easier over time with practice.

If you (and your students) want to get started sketchnoting right away please visit sylviaduckworth.com/sketchnotefever for 21 free sketchnoting lessons. Please share your sketchnotes on social media with the hashtag #sketchnotefever!

For more tips and tricks for getting started with sketchnoting in the classroom, please check out my new book, “How to Sketchnote: A Step-by-Step Manual for Teachers and Students”, available now on Amazon. The book includes access to an online database of sketchnoting icons and many scaffolded activities to introduce sketchnoting to your students.