Elicit from the students ways that Evernote could be used as a research aid. Focustheir attention on using Evernote to collect, categorize and share information withcollaborators on a project.
Have students set up an Evernote account. This step should be straight forward asmost of the students have signed up for web based services already. Circulatearound classroom and give assistance where needed.
Direct students to discover how to create a new Notebook. Name the notebook asfollows:
Direct the students to discover how to edit notes using the Evernote editor. Monitorclass for difficulties with this step.
Direct the students to add a new note to the notebook they created. This note willhave the title “Terms of Service”. In this note they are to create 2 bullet lists. Thefirst list will include 5 activities that are permitted by the Terms of Service and 5activities that are prohibited.
Direct the students to create a third note called “How I Can Use Evernote.” In thisnote they are to write out 5 ideas of ways they could use Evernote in school.
Direct students to discover how to share the notebook with the teacher’s Evernoteaccount. I will provide them with the relevant account information. Monitor class fordifficulties on this step and intervene when necessary.
Demonstrate with projector how to view notebooks that have been shared with youby others.
Steps to check for student understanding
Check my Evernote account for notebooks shared by students.
Check that each notebook has 3 notes.
Check that they include 5 usage ideas based on the discussion in step 2 of information above.
Describe activity that will reinforce the lesson