This article from listified.com reviews eight online note-taking applications that you might find useful.
Of course, an application you like will help. But you still need to know how to take notesâ€”how to organize them, what to write down, what to leave out, how much detail to includeâ€”and that takes practice, whether with a pencil or with a computer.
First: read every day!
Second: use a homework diary in every class!
And here’s a good list of online tools for students. It’s intended for university students but most of the items listed are equally useful for high school students.
From The Potential Blog, some good tips about taking effective notes:
- Use coloured pens and highlighters
- Use underlining and CAPITALS
- Use brackets
- Use arrows
There’s more, but those of you in China will need a proxy server as all WordPress.com sites are blocked. Thanks again to LifeHacker for the link.