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Note Taking

A Mile Wide and a Mile Deep

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 04.24.2015 | Education
Naphtali Hoff

The tension between breadth and depth is one that will never go away, so long as there are strong curricular demands that we must adhere to. Using these techniques can help teachers better manage this conundrum in a manner that gives students the most rewarding learning experience possible.

Write Notes, Not Textbooks: A Guide to Better Note Taking

Uloop | Posted 04.04.2015 | College
Uloop

As familiar as Shakespeare, students can always recognize the sound of the frenzied flurry of paper flipping as the teacher says "this will be on the test."

Do You Share the Compulsion to Take Notes?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 12.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

For notes related to books I'm writing, I've wondered whether I should organize my notes better, but I do find that the action or scrolling through them and seeing odd juxtapositions of ideas helps to stimulate my own ideas and creativity.

Enthusiasm and Entrepreneurship in Vietnam

Karen Leland | Posted 07.13.2012 | Small Business
Karen Leland

As small business owners, we have become so overburdened and overwhelmed by the constant bombardment of our marketing to-do list and social media strategies, I think we sometimes forget that what should ultimately drive our small businesses is enthusiasm.

How Should We Deal With Computers in Classrooms?

Hack College | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Hack College

I'm torn: I want to keep using a computer in class because I'm convinced it makes me more productive, but I don't want classmates sitting behind me to get distracted (nor do I particularly want them looking over my shoulder).

Little Notebooks Everywhere: How the Idea for a Novel Grows

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jennie Nash

The thing about opening your mind up to a new story idea is that you once you do it, there's no going back. I grab at all these things and try to capture them before they are lost in the noise and shuffle of life, and I do this with little notebooks.