Drawing is a powerful tool of thought. Professionals in a wide variety of fields draw to generate and test new ideas and perceptions. Sketching, diagramming and mapping are methods accessible to everyone that can enhance your students’ learning. Drawing to Learn will be a hands-on, research-based workshop, introducing the basics of self-generated visual explanations to develop problem-solving skills and enhance students’ learning. All are invited.
Andrea Kantrowitz website.
a. cartoon game collaborative warm-up exercise (25 min)b. short overview of the research on students’ self generated visual explanations(10 min)c. steps in a process 5 panel comic (partner exercise) (40 min)d. discussion (15 min)
2) Thinking Space October 22, 10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
a. Intro to Spatial Reasoning/Embodied Cognitionb. 3d paper constructionc. drawing space (white pencils on black paper)d. discussion
a. exercise in visual notetaking (20 min)b. expanded mind-mapping (20 min)c. drawing to visualize data (30 min)d. discussion (15 min)
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This book also explores the belief that hand drawing and writing are not obsolete skills. Both disciplines offer us as citizens, the opportunity to develop a natural grace in the way we view the world and take part in it.