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  • How your students can become lifelong learners withStan Skrabut
  • The end of the school year is rapidly approaching.
  • You have spent the entire year passing on importantinformation you hope stays with your students years to come.
  • When the end of the year comes, students to throwaway all the lessons you have taught them.
  • You want them to build upon the information youhave provided them.
  • Let me show you how your students can use Evernoteto become lifelong learners.
  • What makesEvernote sopowerful for astudent?
  • You can access Evernote from any device reducingopportunity to lose things.
  • Evernote has a desktop client that is a centerpiece ofthe program.
  • There are mobile apps for smartphones.
  • There are apps for iPads and tablets.
  • You can access Evernote anytime and anywhere.
  • You can access Evernote both on and off line.
  • Evernote is available 24 hours a day.
  • Most importantly, you can capture and organize ideasand important information wherever ideas occur.
  • You can add content to Evernote in countless ways.
  • Type in notes.
  • Create audio notes.
  • Take pictures.
  • With the Web Clipper you can capture Web pages asyou find them.
  • Save notes from Kindle.
  • You can email yourself a note.
  • Scan documents to an Evernote folder.
  • Here are waysstudents can useEvernote to bebetter lifelonglearners.
  • All notes, handouts, assignments, tests, etc. are in oneplace, organized by date. No heavy bag to carry.
  • Students can take a picture of a book page, add their ownnotes, highlight important content, and it is now searchable.
  • If you need specific pages of a textbook to study from,take a picture to Evernote.
  • Scan or copy all handouts to Evernote and add classtags or add to notebooks.
  • Do you write your note, once done take a picture orscan them to Evernote.
  • Record the lectures with the audio note capability.
  • Capture whiteboard notes and tag them with thecourse tag.
  • Scan or save your homework to Evernote so that youalways have a record.
  • Put together an assignment to do list with searchabledeadline dates.
  • Teach students to be better researchers and writers by havingthem collect and organize their content in Evernote.
  • Develop and organize your research papers in onefolder. Collect quotes, notes, and drafts.
  • Use the Web clipper to capture an important researchnote; it will have the time captured and url.
  • If you find something cool on the Web or in the world,you can send the picture to Evernote.
  • Here are content capture ideas that students can use.
  • Take a picture of the weekly course agenda.
  • Take a picture of lists, e.g. vocab lists, supply lists, etc.
  • Keep an online journal.
  • Take pictures of your poster and art projects.
  • Take pictures of book covers that you want to read later.
  • Practice your language fluency. Or save sounds, e.g.,language, music, lectures for later listening.
  • Label images with Skitch.
  • Track your locker combination, or other importantnumbers in Evernote.
  • Track club activities in Evernote.
  • Here are somerecommendedorganization andretrieval strategies.
  • First we will look as some tagging strategies.
  • Create a separate tag for each class, e.g., “English” or“ADED5240”
  • Create separate tags to media type, e.g., “class notes”,“handouts”, “quizzes”, etc.
  • Include deadline dates in the body or title in this format –130427. Can then search for “1304” for all April 2013 items.
  • Here are some recommended notebooks to create.
  • Create a notebook called “School” and place all schooldocuments in this folder.
  • Create subfolders within “School” for group projects.
  • Create subfolders within “School” for research projects. Placeall quotes, notes, drafts, supporting material in this folder.
  • Create a subfolder within “School” for all important schooldocuments, e.g., shot records, school handbook, etc.
  • Evernote searches are extremely powerful. Routinesearches should be saved.
  • Set up searches for checkboxes that are not checked.
  • Search for deadlines for a month, e.g., “1304” for allApril 2013 items.
  • Google Chrome will also search Evernote while youare searching Google.
  • Questions?
  • How your students can become lifelong learners withStan Skrabut