Student Conferences with Evernote and KustomNote

Evernote has transformed the way I keep notes on students in my class. I type notes, record audio, and video and take photos of their work samples. All this information is then stored in individual student notebooks within Evernote.

I first began using Evernote for individual reading conferences and since then just about all of my organizational data and student anecdotal notes are taken using Evernote. I love that it allows me to keep everything in one place, it keeps me organized and able to track students and information easily with the tap of a button.

Although Evernote has become a necessity for me in my classroom, I have never been one hundred percent happy with the formatting tools. I am a very visual person so not only do I want my information accessible I want it to look good too. Read more

10 of My Favourite Educational Apps

I know everybody has their favourites but I thought it was my time to share the iPad apps that I can’t live without! I have had my iPad since September 2011 and found that as each day at school went by I was using it more and more. Regular readers of my blog would already be aware of my affection for Evernote and Good Reader and how I use these apps to eliminate paper in my reading assessments with students. These are just two of my favourites so I thought it was time to share a few more!

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