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Making it Easy with
Evernote
http://bit.ly/evernotepresentatio
n
What is it?

• a suite of software and services
designed for notetaking and archiving.

• a "note" can be a piece of forma...
What makes is
special?
• You can synchronize all this information
across multiple devices.
What could you use it
for?
• Keep anecdotal records of

assessments/learning skills/behaviour

• Create digital portfolios...
Getting Started

• Note: a simple item stored in Evernote
Getting Started

• Notebook: A container for notes
Step 1
• Install Evernote on your computer. It’s a
free download www.evernote.com
Step 2
• Create a user account (you will be
prompted to do this the first time you
open Evernote)

• The account is necess...
Step 3
• Creating a note
Step 3
• Once you’ve created that note you
can access it anywhere you have
access to the internet. (If you buy the
Premium...
Step 4
• Create notes from the web using a web
clipper

• Go to www.evernote.com/products
• Click on “webclipper”
Step 4
• This will install a button in your browser
you can use to clip webpages or
portions of webpages
Step 4
Using Evernote to
Provide Feedback
Step 1
• Create a
notebook for
each student
• Once you’ve
created each
one, drag each
name on top of
the next to
create a
“notebook stack”

• You can rename
the noteb...
Step 4
• To create a new note for a specific student,
open up the student’s notebook and create
new note
Step 4
• But what if you want to record a
conference?
Step 5

• Importing files to record multimodal
feedback
Step 5
• Evernote will create
the new note for you
in the student’s
notebook
Click on
the Skitch
app to
annotate
the
assignmen
t. It will
save a new
version as
a PDF with
your
annotation
s
Creating a note with audio feedback is a bit
different. You have to copy and paste the actual
text.
1)
2)
3)
4)

Download ...
Choose audio or video as your
recording method.
1)
2)
3)

4)

My preferred method is to:
Copy and paste the text to create a new
note.
Highlight errors, or anything else ...
Share URL with student. They don’t need to have
Evernote
Tags

• Tags are key words used to organize,
sort and help you find notes.
Next steps
• Using Evernote on mobile Devices
On your phone, it looks
a little different but it’s
easier to take multimodal notes.
Evernote will
automatically sync
your notes so if you
look at them on your
computer, they’ll be
the same.
Tip: you can acc...
Privacy
• Don’t store highly sensitive data in
Evernote. Consider giving students
code names or use first name and last
in...
Your Thoughts?
• How could you use Evernote?
• What questions do you still have?
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Making it easy with evernote

  1. Making it Easy with Evernote
  2. http://bit.ly/evernotepresentatio n
  3. What is it? • a suite of software and services designed for notetaking and archiving. • a "note" can be a piece of formatted text, a full webpage or webpage excerpt, a photograph, a voice memo, or a handwritten "ink" note. • Notes can be sorted into folders, then tagged, annotated, edited, given comments, searched and exported as part of a notebook.
  4. What makes is special? • You can synchronize all this information across multiple devices.
  5. What could you use it for? • Keep anecdotal records of assessments/learning skills/behaviour • Create digital portfolios of student work • Record conferences • Organize research for lesson plans • Provide multimodal feedback on student work and share with parents/students using a url
  6. Getting Started • Note: a simple item stored in Evernote
  7. Getting Started • Notebook: A container for notes
  8. Step 1 • Install Evernote on your computer. It’s a free download www.evernote.com
  9. Step 2 • Create a user account (you will be prompted to do this the first time you open Evernote) • The account is necessary to keep notes synchronized across devices
  10. Step 3 • Creating a note
  11. Step 3 • Once you’ve created that note you can access it anywhere you have access to the internet. (If you buy the Premium version you can access it offline.
  12. Step 4 • Create notes from the web using a web clipper • Go to www.evernote.com/products • Click on “webclipper”
  13. Step 4 • This will install a button in your browser you can use to clip webpages or portions of webpages
  14. Step 4
  15. Using Evernote to Provide Feedback
  16. Step 1 • Create a notebook for each student
  17. • Once you’ve created each one, drag each name on top of the next to create a “notebook stack” • You can rename the notebook stack Step 2
  18. Step 4 • To create a new note for a specific student, open up the student’s notebook and create new note
  19. Step 4 • But what if you want to record a conference?
  20. Step 5 • Importing files to record multimodal feedback
  21. Step 5 • Evernote will create the new note for you in the student’s notebook
  22. Click on the Skitch app to annotate the assignmen t. It will save a new version as a PDF with your annotation s
  23. Creating a note with audio feedback is a bit different. You have to copy and paste the actual text. 1) 2) 3) 4) Download the file. Open it up. Copy and paste. Paste into a new note in the student’s notebook
  24. Choose audio or video as your recording method.
  25. 1) 2) 3) 4) My preferred method is to: Copy and paste the text to create a new note. Highlight errors, or anything else I want to talk about them. Make a recording where I explain what I’ve highlighted. Share the note with the student.
  26. Share URL with student. They don’t need to have Evernote
  27. Tags • Tags are key words used to organize, sort and help you find notes.
  28. Next steps • Using Evernote on mobile Devices
  29. On your phone, it looks a little different but it’s easier to take multimodal notes.
  30. Evernote will automatically sync your notes so if you look at them on your computer, they’ll be the same. Tip: you can access your notes online with a computer that doesn’t have Evernote by logging in to the website.
  31. Privacy • Don’t store highly sensitive data in Evernote. Consider giving students code names or use first name and last initial • Your account is password protected but it’s better to be safe
  32. Your Thoughts? • How could you use Evernote? • What questions do you still have?

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