Using Evernote for student assignments
Scenario #1: Students do not have their own Evernote account
1. Open Evernote and create a new notebook
2. Label the notebook Assignments (or whatever name you
Share the notebook by clicking the share arrow.
Create a public link. Send this link to students.
They will be able to view anything you add to
the notebook in their web browser without the
need for an Evernote account.
What might you add to this notebook? Resources, assignment
directions, rubrics, practice activities, lesson notes etc.
3. Create a second notebook called Assignment Submissions
This is the notebook you will use to store and
mark student assignments. This notebook is
private and will not be shared through the
4. Locate your unique Evernote email address
Tap your user name, select
account information, you’ll
find your Evernote e-mail
account listed near the
bottom of this screen.
Provide this email address
To have students send
assignments to a specific
notebook, tell students to
add the following to the end
of subject line
Ex: Assignment 1
Subject: Assignment 1, student name @Assignment
This is a big timesaver as emailed assignments
go straight into the Assignment Submissions
Here is an example from my own Evernote. Notice that Evernote
notifies me when a student has added notes they submitted by email.