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