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Digital Notetaking

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  1. AudioNotes–fee–notepad and voice-recorder; Windows, Mac, iOs, Android
  2. Educreations–turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard. Creating a great video tutorial is as simple as touching, tapping and talking. Explain a math formula… Create an animated lesson… Add commentary to your photos… Diagram a sports play….
  3. EverNote–easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use
  4. Google Docs–free app that provides limited access to Google Docs functions
  5. Google Keep–snip from the internet, add a voice memo, add notes and photos
  6. Note-ledge–app for note-taking
  7. Jots–acts like a piece of paper
  8. Kindle–take notes about a book being read; here’s a guide to how to do that
  9. LectureNotes–Android App
  10. MS Word–for iPad (free); create and edit
  11. NoodleTool–3-step note-taking process that helps students takes notes while they learn the process
  12. Notability–Notability powerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way
  13. Note Anytime–fee-based, but powerful.
  14. Note-ledge–app for note-taking
  15. Note Taker HD–the iPad app for professionals in need of note-taking software
  16. Paper (free)–Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web.
  17. Papyrus–natural note-taking–handwritten or stylus; annotate pdfs; works on all devices
  18. Realtime Board–a multimedia notetaker where you can collect information on a whiteboard to share with others
  19. Sketchpad–draw, write, notes; works on desktops and iOS
  20. ShowMe–Turn your iPad into your personal interactive whiteboard!
  21. Three Ring (free)–take pictures of student work and keep track of them online
  22. Voice Thread–Talk, type, and draw right on the screen


See ‘Whiteboards’ category for more

  1. AirSketch Free–Turn your iPad into a wireless whiteboard! Project live sketches to a local computer.
  2. Baiboard
  3. Doceri–collaborate, turn into a movie
  4. Educreations–whiteboard and screencasts
  5. Explain Everything
  6. GroupBoard–collaborate over the internet–up to five people; basic free, then fee
  7. IPEVO–draw and annotate directly onto real-time camera image from your iPad, images in the Photo Library, or a blank whiteboard
  8. Jot
  9. Notebookcast–a free multiuser whiteboard in your browser
  10. Realtime Board–a multimedia notetaker where you can collect information on a whiteboard to share with others
  11. ShowMe
  12. Stoodle–no log-in or sign-up, share link to invite others; on desktops and iPads
  13. SyncSpace–collaborative note-taking; deep-zooming; everyone shares the same whiteboard
  14. Whiteboard HD
  15. Whiteboard Pro (fee)

Click for a lesson plan on using digital notetaking in your classes.

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