Visual note-taking for people who think they can’t draw

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If I asked you to draw a picture of a chicken what would your reaction be? “No way, I can’t draw” or “Sure, no problem!”?
Many people I work with have a black and white view when it comes to drawing. They think they either can or can’t draw.
For this reason, teaching any form of visual note-taking to students, such as mind mapping, […]

Adjusting to Eye Loss Mind Map

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Mind maps are a brilliant way to help you organise information on just about any topic. This became clear to me last year when I was asked to create a mind map for ocularists, Paul and Jenny Geelen.
‘What is an ocularist?’ I hear you ask. Well, ocularists create artificial eyes for people. As you can imagine, when someone goes to an ocularist they are likely to be feeling pretty overwhelmed and distressed. As studies have found, the amount of […]