Tip #589: Intentional Doodling

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“Doodling is the brooding of the hand.” Saul Steinberg

We have all probably doodled at one time or another in a classroom. I can remember that my doodles involved parallel lines crisscrossed in various ways by other parallel lines. But that is all I remember. I don’t remember what a teacher or a trainer was saying while I was doodling.

However, intentional doodling, or “sketch noting,” has been shown to be a very effective learning device for some learners. My guess is that those are folks who would be more comfortable taking notes in mind map format rather than outline format. My doodles would most definitely fall clearly into the outline format mindset!

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