From Building Blocks to the Big Picture

In this episode I’m chatting with Stephanie Gorman, who’s using sketchnoting in her real-time work with clients (neurodiverse learners, typically between 4 and 14 years old) and also as a tool to create new activities and build up a curriculum over time. In our conversation we chat about how best to capture and store those building blocks in a way that will be useful for future projects.

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The Video Version

I’ve started to record these coaching calls using Zoom, making it easier to share the video version of our conversation as well!



An example of how Stephanie first captures ideas on her office whiteboard.

A helpful second stage: transfering the ideas you want to keep on small or medium size index cards, then grouping them.

An example of a template that Stephanie created to help capture how sessions go with a client.

Sticky notes for the win! Preserved nicely (and flexibly) on a piece of paper and within a plastic sleeve.


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