Teaching With Ink Strategies

The “power of the pen” is already well established as an effective technique to improve student comprehension and deepening their knowledge and conceptual understanding. In this blog post I want to share some resources from the MSAU Education Team:

  1. A free downloadable OneNote NoteBook full of tips and tricks for effective teaching with Digital Ink.
  2. A series of videos (below) from Travis Smith showing how these techniques can be used.

I hope you find these useful and if you’ve got other suggestions then drop them in the comments section below.



Note Taking:

Visible Learning:



Visual Thinking:

For more information on how Eltham High in Victoria, Australia, are rethinking teaching and learning with technology to equip students with 21st Century skills, have a look at this LinkedIn post from New Zealand’s Microsoft Education Lead, Evan Blackman.


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