Noodle tools for Notetaking


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  • Noodle tools for Notetaking

    1. 1. NoodleTools Helps you use your “noodle”! Taking notes
    2. 2. What is NoodleTools? <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, paper, projects, … </li></ul>
    3. 3. Citations + notes = <ul><li>Work you’ll be proud of! </li></ul><ul><li>Create an accurate, relevant works cited list </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. Your work is organized into projects. Open a project you’ve started…or start a new one
    5. 5. Manage a project from your dashboard
    6. 6. Keep track of your goal and the assignments
    7. 7. Get feedback from your instructor and revise in an organized way
    8. 8. List view shows notes
    9. 9. Source Notes Your notes and sources stay linked !
    10. 10. 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 idea- 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>
    11. 11. Cut-and-paste first Author’s image Author’s words
    12. 12. You’ll get quotes and attribution right!
    13. 13. Reread and color-code information Red for problems Green for statistics Highlight main ideas
    14. 14. Annotating helps you understand
    15. 15. Explain it to yourself * *Using words that you understand
    16. 16. What do you think? I wonder…? “ To do” next
    17. 17. Add the main idea last
    18. 18. Add tags now…or later * * It’s easier to add tags when you know more
    19. 19. You can always go back to the source Sometimes rereading clears up questions
    20. 20. Use your tabletop to organize notes Your new notes
    21. 21. Sort notes however you like! Drag notes
    22. 22. Make piles Group notes that you feel belong together
    23. 23. Take as many notes as you need to! Your tabletop is larger than the screen A bird’s eye view
    24. 24. Label your notes with visual cues Add reminders, colors and tags
    25. 25. Build your outline on-the-fly…
    26. 26. … or create it before you take notes
    27. 27. Drag notes and piles into your outline
    28. 28. Get help along the way <ul><li>Get feedback, make changes </li></ul><ul><li>Print out works cited, notes </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail works cited, notes </li></ul><ul><li>Share your list with your Teacher’s name to get tips and comments (ask your teacher for the name of the drop box) </li></ul>
    29. 29. 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>
    30. 30. 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>
    31. 31. Don’t forget to follow your ideas !
    32. 32. Easy to add more sources if you need to!
    33. 33. … and your work can never get lost!
    34. 34. 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>
    35. 35. 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>
    36. 36. “ Noodle” time…start thinking! Questions? For more information: contact: Ms. Nardelli, Librarian [email_address]