How do I organize stacks in Evernote? | Saturday Q&A

For several months, I’ve been writing a series on homeschooling with Evernote, and so that means the questions are rolling in. This week I received another Evernote question and I thought it’d be better to answer it as a post for everyone rather than in each email that comes in asking the same thing. :) Michelle recently emailed me with some Evernote questions: I have been reading, and rereading, your posts on using Evernote for homeschooling. I’ve been trying to … Read More

Evernote for Homeschool Record-Keeping
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I feel pretty silly writing a post about homeschool record-keeping, because it’s an area that I am horribly inconsistent in and one I do not prioritize. I always think I’ll do better, and every year I do a little better, but not by much. Still, I have a plan for record-keeping. Does that count for anything? (FYI: records other than yearly standardized test results are not required by our state, so I’m not shirking my legal responsibilities). Still, as I … Read More

How to Use Evernote for Loop Schedules
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Have you heard of loop scheduling for your homeschool? Sarah Mackenzie wrote about it awhile back and got us all thinking and talking about it: Loop Scheduling for a Recovering Type A. Pam Barnhill, in her Plan Your Year Kit, includes a section detailing the why and how of loop scheduling, and the kit also includes an audio interview with Sarah Mackenzie on how to make a loop schedule work. So, how can we use Evernote for loop schedules and … Read More

How to make homeschool lesson plans in Evernote
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So, you have Evernote set up, you are using it to gather inspiration and ideas for your homeschool, you know how to get your stuff into Evernote, and you have the beginnings of your homeschool year overview saved in Evernote. Now let’s start getting into real, nitty-gritty homeschool planning with Evernote: Evernote homeschool lesson plans. Make sure to start at the beginning of this series with How to Use Evernote for Homeschooling and download the cheat sheet for setting up … Read More

Plan a Homeschool Year in Evernote
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Planning a homeschool year, especially if you have multiple students, means managing and coordinating a lot of moving pieces. When I plan, I do use paper for brain dumps and brainstorming and for initial lists just to get the ideas out of my head and think about them. But when I’m ready to plan in earnest, I transfer those written notes into a digitally-kept plan, which is eventually all saved into Evernote. Make sure to start at the beginning of … Read More

Use Evernote for Homeschool Planning
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Evernote is my favorite and necessary tool for running my Paperless Home Management System and so this month I want to share how I use Evernote for Homeschooling. Everything in it is searchable and I can toss most papers. Those two reasons should convince you right there, but I have at least seven more posts to make my case and make it easy for you to move toward paperless planning. Make sure to start at the beginning of this series … Read More

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