For my educational tech class, we’re using Flipgrid, which is a system for shared student video responses in a class. For the first one, I felt the pressure to be simultaneously well-lit, friendly, thoughtful, erudite, and brief. I can see the value but also the challenges with the format.
One practice that I find useful for organization and planning is sketch journaling. The Hobonichi Techo is my favorite tool for this as the paper is thin but takes ink and watercolor well. Here are a few ways that I like to use it.
QuotesPlanning and to do lists
Notes and visualization
I put together a short video highlighting some of the intriguing concepts in the book Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson. They offer up a wealth of insights, and I’ll be thinking about the impact of this new perspective for a while.