Digital Note Taking Strategies That Deepen Student Thinking

KQED Mindshift
Organization is a critical academic skill and one that many students struggle with in both the physical and digital worlds. Parents and teachers already help students get organized and now need to extend that to the digital world. Given the influx of technology in their academic lives, students need to develop an effective organizational system for their digital notes, projects and thinking. One challenge for educators will be to view digital note taking as a unique, necessary and completely different skill set to be taught to help students to engage with ideas, synthesize concepts and build the critical thinking skills that they will need to be successful learners in the future.

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