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  1. 1. NoodleBib Helps you use your “noodle”! Taking notes
  2. 2. What is NoodleBib? <ul><li>Create, store, organize </li></ul><ul><li>Create a bibliography </li></ul><ul><li>Take notes online </li></ul><ul><li>Organize your notes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop your own ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Think about what’s important </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Create [essay, speech, product…] </li></ul>
  3. 3. Citations + notes = <ul><li>Work you’ll be proud of! </li></ul><ul><li>Create an accurate, relevant [source list, bibliography] </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Correct style, punctuation, formatting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prompts you to check for quality, balance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Take good notes, keep them organized </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sources stay linked to notes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to quote and reference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summarize, evaluate, question </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize ideas thoughtfully before writing </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. List view
  5. 5. Source Notes Your notes and sources stay linked
  6. 6. Three-part notes <ul><li>Cut-and-paste Capture author’s words, images </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Get quotes and attribution right </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mark-up the quote to understand the author’s idea </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paraphrase or summarize Explain it to yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag concepts and facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add reminders and tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>My ideas Prompts for original thinking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyze how it fits your research </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions, evaluate ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List “to do” plan </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Cut-and-paste first Author’s image Author’s words
  8. 8. You’ll get quotes and attribution right!
  9. 9. Reread and color-code information Red for problems Green for statistics Highlight main ideas
  10. 10. Annotating helps you understand
  11. 11. Explain it to yourself * *Using words that you understand
  12. 12. What do you think? I wonder…? “ To do” next
  13. 13. Add the main idea last
  14. 14. Add tags now…or later It’s easier to add tags when you know more.
  15. 15. You can always go back to the source Sometimes rereading clears up questions
  16. 16. Use your tabletop to organize notes Your notes are waiting here
  17. 17. Sort notes however you like! Drag notes
  18. 18. Make piles Group notes that you feel belong together
  19. 19. Label your notes with visual cues Add reminders, colors and tags
  20. 20. Build your outline on-the-fly…
  21. 21. … or build it before you take notes
  22. 22. Drag notes and piles into your outline
  23. 23. Get help along the way <ul><li>Get feedback, make changes </li></ul><ul><li>Print out [source list, notes] </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail [source list, notes] </li></ul><ul><li>Fill in [class name] to share your list with [Teacher’s name] to get tips and comments </li></ul>
  24. 24. Enough information? <ul><li>When you think you’re done, review your work </li></ul><ul><li>Can I add more tags now that I know more? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Label details, themes, concepts </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other ways to order my ideas? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reorder by searching on 2-3 tags at once </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Any loose ends? </li></ul><ul><li>Are there types of sources I missed ? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use button to see the type and range of sources you used </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Organizing information <ul><li>Create subtopics and outline </li></ul><ul><li>What notes have similar titles or topics? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pile them together </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add them to your outline </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Play with the order, be curious! </li></ul><ul><li>What if I make new combinations of notes? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search by one or more tags to find common ideas among notes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What other ways can I order my outline? </li></ul><ul><li>Do new grouping suggest new ways to analyze what I know? New ideas? New questions? </li></ul>
  26. 26. Don’t forget to follow your ideas !
  27. 27. Easy to add more sources if you need to!
  28. 28. What students say… <ul><li>“ I love your site! Thank you so much. My senior paper would be taking me about 10 times as long!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ You guys are amazing!! I shared the site with my whole English class. Your bibliography program is incredible! It made making my bibliography faster, easier, and even fun!” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I overheard a young man whining to another student about a research assignment. The second student said, ‘Oh get over it, just use NoodleTools.’” (reported by librarian) </li></ul>
  29. 29. Use your “noodle”! <ul><li>Stay organized, feel successful </li></ul><ul><li>Access your work from home and school </li></ul><ul><li>Safeguard against accidental plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Spend your time thinking and creating (not on commas) </li></ul><ul><li>Get curious, feel creative…have fun! </li></ul>
  30. 30. “ Noodle” time…start thinking! Questions? For more teaching ideas: support [at] noodletools [dot] com