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Get The Maximum out of Evernote with These Awesome Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Get The Maximum out of Evernote with These Awesome Tutorials ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Scriveners' Trappings | Scoop.it

by Med Kharbach


"I use Evernote for a wide variety of reasons most important of which is to organize my digital life and keep track of my projects. I also use it to jot down notes around web content I read, or to clip blog posts that interest me. There are also several third party tools I use with my Evernote and which enable me to get the maximum out of this application. Check them out HERE.

"Today I am sharing with you 5 of the most popular video tutorials on Evernote. The videos are created by Cameron Plommer."

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Using Evernote to Confer with Writers ~ Two Writing Teachers

Using Evernote to Confer with Writers ~ Two Writing Teachers | Scriveners' Trappings | Scoop.it
Today's guest blog post by Cathy Mere will help you jump on the electronic record-keeping bandwagon. Learn how to use Evernote to keep conferring notes on all of your students.

 

"We learn so much sitting beside writers as they work in our workshops each day.  Two years ago I gave up my spiral notebook I used to keep records of writing conference conversations for a digital system.  Saying goodbye to my spiral notebook with tabbed sections for each student was easier than I anticipated.  The time was right.  More and more often I found myself wanting to do more than record handwritten snippets of evidence, thought, and conversation.  More and more I found myself wanting to take pictures of student work or record student voices.  More and more I found myself wanting to link to digital pieces students were creating.  More and more I seemed to have a device in my hand instead of a pen.  After learning about Evernote I decided to see if I could use it as a tool to record notes from across the day.  I found myself enjoying the seamlessness of Evernote. It seemed Evernote was a tool to allow me to capture the learning journeys of the young writers in my classroom.

 

"To begin I created a notebook for each student and then placed them in a class stack.  Each time I confer with a writer during writing workshop I use Evernote.  Before I begin our conversation I glance through the last few notes, watch the work the writer is doing, and wait for an appropriate moment to chat.  For me, it has worked to create a new note inside the student’s notebook each time I have a conference with a writer.  My conferences are often structured like this:"

 

 

 

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Jim Lerman's curator insight, August 31, 2013 10:47 PM

A well documented description of how one teacher has developed her own method to maintain digital notes for all her students in Writers' Workshop by using Evernote.

Patricia Christian's curator insight, September 2, 2013 11:35 AM

Another way to document student writing electronically using Evernote.

Franc Viktor Nekrep's curator insight, September 2, 2013 1:44 PM

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