As recent readers know, I’ve been doing research on metacognition as part of developing a new lesson plan. Effective note-taking could be an effective metacognitive strategy, and I thought I’d start a list of some resources and invite readers to contribute more:
If you need it, here’s a simple explanation of the Cornell Notetaking System.
4 Popular Note Taking Strategies is from Exam Time.
Note Taking Skills for 21st Century Students is by Vicki Davis.
Learn To Take Better Notes – 3 Note Taking Strategies Compared
Note taking Strategies for ELL Students in Content Area Classrooms
Visual Notetaking in the Classroom is by Wendi Pillars.
How English-Language Learners Have an Edge is by James Boutin.
Some great tips here for effective note taking for students (& everyone else): http://t.co/RX6l4EQLGa By Claire Brown #eltchat #engchat
— Reflective Thinking (@Refthinking) June 1, 2015
Desirable difficulty: Why we may learn more taking notes on paper than a laptop. http://t.co/gXcHkGwwqS @npr_ed pic.twitter.com/UKpK7ArAtT
— Cory Turner (@NPRCoryTurner) June 1, 2015
The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking is from The Chronicle of Higher Education.
What we tend to miss when we take notes on our laptops http://t.co/741Fbbk47W pic.twitter.com/OVOtqwM9X0
— Harvard Biz Review (@HarvardBiz) August 9, 2015
Fav note-taking method 1: visual note-taking/sketchnoting https://t.co/p0goZnjOiO #bfc530 pic.twitter.com/BJCVr8IOOC
— Laura Wheeler (@wheeler_laura) December 7, 2015
Another Study Finds Note-Taking By Hand Is More Effective Than By Digital Device
Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking is from MindShift.
6 Strategies for Taking High-Quality Notes is from Edutopia.
Good NY Times Column On Ineffectiveness Of Note-Taking On Laptop During Lecture, But What About Ineffectiveness of Lectures?
Noted is a new and possibly helpful note-taking app.
Note-Taking Strategies is from The Learning Scientists.
Note-taking: A Research Roundup is from Cult of Pedagogy.
Power Lesson: Note-Taking Stations appeared in Cult of Pedagogy.
Contexted is a free note-taking tool that converts your notes into a Mind-Map.
WingNotes is a new interesting app for note-taking.
GetKnowT takes notes you take and then turns them into quizzes.
Transno – Quickly Turn Outlines and Notes into Mind Maps is from Richard Byrne.
Nototo looks like an intriguing visual way to organize notes. Here’s video demonstration:
NoteBuddy is a new collaborative note-taking site.
Slid lets you take notes on top of videos.
Conotes lets you take notes and then automatically turns them into a PDF version of Cornell Notes.
A Critical Thinking Strategy for Student Note-Taking is from Edutopia.
Desklamp is a new note-taking tool.
Drawing in Class – a TEDx talk by Rachel Smith
Here’s another at Mind/Shift —
Making Learning Visible: Doodling Helps Memories Stick
A blog post that I wrote on sketchnotes that includes 2 digital lessons that teachers can use (just click file/make a copy) to teach visual notetaking to their class. Enjoy: http://www.middleschoolmind.com/the-teachers-blog/teaching-vocabulary-sketchnotes