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8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users

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Looking to get even more out of Evernote? Check out our tips for power users to ramp up your productivity.

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Excellent information for educators who use Evernote. Work smarter not harder, although its ard for this middle aged brain to grasp the technology compared to my younger counterparts.

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Andrea Walker's comment, August 21, 2013 10:45 PM
I agree Sherri!
Andrea Walker's comment, August 21, 2013 10:45 PM
I agree Sherri!
donhornsby's curator insight, January 1, 2014 8:37 AM

I am just getting into using Evernote on a regular basis. This is an excellent article with useful suggestions on how to use this powerful tool. I 'm learning that I am just scratching the surface.  

Do you use Evernote?   Any suggestions on how you use it effectively? 

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8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users

8 Pro Tips for Evernote Power Users | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
Looking to get even more out of Evernote? Check out our tips for power users to ramp up your productivity.

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Sherri Drew's insight:

Excellent information for educators who use Evernote. Work smarter not harder, although its ard for this middle aged brain to grasp the technology compared to my younger counterparts.

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Andrea Walker's comment, August 21, 2013 10:45 PM
I agree Sherri!
Andrea Walker's comment, August 21, 2013 10:45 PM
I agree Sherri!
donhornsby's curator insight, January 1, 2014 8:37 AM

I am just getting into using Evernote on a regular basis. This is an excellent article with useful suggestions on how to use this powerful tool. I 'm learning that I am just scratching the surface.  

Do you use Evernote?   Any suggestions on how you use it effectively? 

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Lesson planning resources for educators | iGene...

Lesson planning resources for educators | iGene... | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
Why start from scratch? Here is a list of sites with excellent lesson plans, software, worksheets, and more. I'm a Math guy. If you're not and know great resources for other areas of study, please comment or suggest!
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Weekend Website #67: 20 Websites to Learn Everything About Landforms

Weekend Website #67: 20 Websites to Learn Everything About Landforms | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it

Activities to reinforce landform lessons....

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Parents play a role in education - Las Vegas Sun

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Parents play a role in education
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If parents had to pay a small fee per student per year, they may pay more attention to their children's education and take steps to ensure their proper behavior while in the classroom.
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Early childhood education for all | Zambia Daily Mail

Early childhood education for all | Zambia Daily Mail | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
CHATTING EDUCATION with KENNETH CHIMESE WAY back in the year 2000 in the city of Dakar, Senegal, a declaration was made by some 164 countries of the world...
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Flowboard 1.2 - new features

Flowboard 1.2 - new features | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
Flowboard 1.2 new features include YouTube Integration, PDF support, video compression, speed & performance boosts, and new creator tools like undo & redo.

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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, July 6, 2013 4:39 AM

For those who use Flowboard, a great iPad app for presentations and storytelling, there are new features added to the latest release.

The post gives detailed instructions how to work with the app.

Lee Hall's curator insight, July 8, 2013 10:33 AM

Digital storytelling helps meet several of the Common Core standards and this free app would make it easy for students to make one.

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41 Apps One 4th Grade Teacher Depends On

41 Apps One 4th Grade Teacher Depends On | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
Mobile apps & websites for teaching 4th grade elementary school students, such as Socrative, instaGrok, Educreations, Wordle, Wikispaces, Quizlet, etc.

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Kristen Baker's curator insight, July 16, 2013 8:39 AM

Nice list of apps.  We've used most of these, but there are a few that are new to me that I would like to try.

Josh Simmons's curator insight, July 16, 2013 2:07 PM

Great apps! Many of these are very useful at any level of educaiton.

Karen Bonanno's curator insight, July 16, 2013 7:32 PM

These apps would also apply to other year levels.

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Let me introduce you to... Morocco

The culture and arts mag for kids!
A magazine featuring a different culture every issue along with drawing activities for each section.
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Visit 23 Museums and Zoos Free With Google Field Trip App

Visit 23 Museums and Zoos Free With Google Field Trip App | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
Get free admission to 23 museums and zoos in July with Google's Field trip app.

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5 Quality Feedly iPad Apps | iPad App Finders

5 Quality Feedly iPad Apps | iPad App Finders | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it

Feedly has quickly become one of the best replacements for Google Reader. It is not perfect but it was always going to be hard to completely replace Google


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Margaret Yarbrough: A life dedicated to education and dignity (Life Stories) - The Huntsville Times - al.com

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Margaret Yarbrough: A life dedicated to education and dignity (Life Stories)
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Yarbrough, 96, who died on May 31, 2013, at 96 years, lived a life dedicated to a vision of education and dignity.
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Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do.

Sad But True: PowerPoint Doesn't Suck. You Do. | Elementary Education Scoop | Scoop.it
How many times have you heard the phrase, "PowerPoint sucks!" or "slides kill presentations?" Here's something to think about as you head into the weekend: PowerPoint doesn't suck. You suck. Sorry. I don't mean "you" (the person reading this blog...

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Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:21 PM
I agree Andrew. Tools are tools and it's all about how you use them that counts.
Karen Dietz's comment, July 24, 2013 1:23 PM
Good question Thomas! I think it is an ongoing dance between learning good storytelling and then learning the tools for maximum impact.
Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:44 AM

recentlyrue recently I had to get students to use Powerpoint as the Internet connection was too slow to have them all work at once on other online presentation tools. After laying down some ground rules about effective use they amazed us with their creative responses. It is not the tool. It is how you use it. And how teachers plan for it!