June 18, 2024


International Student Club UK

iPad Screen Recording for Narrated Sketchnotes

iPad Screen Recording for Narrated Sketchnotes

I love creating both sketchnotes and narrated sketchnotes, and helping students learn to create sketchnotes! I’m now teaching media literacy and robotics at Providence Day School in Charlotte, North Carolina, and our secondary students have iPads to use as their personal digital learning devices. For our sketchnoting unit, we’re pairing communication skill development with sketchnoting skills by creating NARRATED versions of sketchnotes (narrated image projects) using the built-in screen recording features of iPadOS.

Today I created a 3 minute tutorial video demonstrating how to create an iPad screen recording with the built-in screen recording feature. This works great for narrated sketchnotes, especially since it allows “pinch to zoom” recording. iPad screencasting is a fantastic feature added by Apple to iPadOS starting with version 14. Initially, I help my students add the “screen recording shortcut” to their iPadOS “Command Center” menu, and I also demonstrate that process in this tutorial video.

Here is the example “narrated sketchnote” video (55 seconds) which I created during this demonstration. I uploaded the original sketchnote to Flickr, and added it to my Sketchnote / Visual Notes album. (Which now has 65 examples!)

In addition to sharing these videos to our Google Classroom assignment for this lesson, I also added them to:

  1. My updated Media Literacy unit page for Sketchnoting
  2. The Sketchnoting page of ShowWithMedia.com
  3. The Narrated Image page of ShowWithMedia.com
  4. The Narrated Slideshow / Screencast page of ShowWithMedia.com

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