Post-Its are the New Medium
I think I’m on to something: Post-It notes make great note presentation media for the web. My classroom blog is designed to include lecture notes for the students — but I didn’t want to have to prepare pages of lecture notes every day.
For a time, I tried putting the notes directly in the blog. Problem is text-only notes are boring to read because nothing pops out at you.
Then, I tried using colored fine-point Sharpies on Post-It notes. The results are beautiful and have a whimsical feel. Not to mention that I get to sketch right there on the note. Examples are below.
How do you present information to students in an eye-catching way?