Note taking is a powerful tool to motivate students to share with their peers and foster discussion. In Actively Learn, notes are fully visible in the margin of the text.
STEP 1: Students highlight text and select "Highlight and take note"
STEP 2: Add text, select category, choose to share with class, and add media.
Adding notes to video assignments
Students can select "Add note" as their video assignment plays to pause the video and add a note in that location. Once they select "Save," they can close the note and resume the video.
Notes appear as word bubble icons on the video play bar.
How can students interact with notes?
Students can respond to notes created by their teacher or classmates. Click to open the note, and enter a reply.
Students can add media
Students can hide notes shared by their classmates by clicking on the minimize icon
Students can also see a summary view of all notes inside any multi-section assignment or book under the "Actions" tab
In the Notes summary you can view either "All notes" or "Only my notes and replies"
You can also choose to print your Notes summary
Students can view all of the notes in the assignment on the right hand side of the page
They can also toggle the notes view on and off by clicking on the notes icon near the top of the page