Google Keep is a notepad of digital sticky notes that allows you to create multimedia notes, reminders, and checklists. It can be used to support creativity, facilitate communication and collaboration. Users can curate andorganize ideas, research, or resources for a project or investigation, and easily provide timely feedback on Google Docs or Slides.
Students can use Keep to categorize information. They can use notes to develop a logical argument and synthesize ideas. It provides an opportunity to teach students about copyright and develop digital literacy skills.
Instructors and students (as age appropriate) will create, share, and manage notes.
Instructors and students (as age appropriate) will curate content using the Google Keep Chrome extension.
When researching and curating resources, you and your students can use the Google Chrome extension to save links to webpages and capture text.
You and your students can access their Google Keep Notepad while creating a doc or slide.
While providing feedback on another person's doc or slide, you and your students can access the Google Keep Notepad and drag/copy/paste text or images/stickers onto the doc or slide or add to a comment.
Google Keep is the perfect research companion. With Google Keep you can easily take notes while reading an article or watching a video, and it will automatically include a link to the source. While composing a report or slideshow, users can easily access their Google Keep notes from within either of these apps. See Researching a Topic with Google Keep by Vicki Davis for a demonstration.
Reminders and Learning Goals: Adding images to lists and notes can help students visually recognize information faster and add some fun and personality to their Google Keep notepad. Students could organize their notes by class, daily tasks, learning goals, etc. See Kasey's 4 Ways to Use Google Keep for Feedback and Assessment for details on this and more.
Learn how to rearrange and pin notes, create and use a checklist, create a location based reminder, share a note, annotate an image, and record audio notes by watching the 5 Ways to Get More Out of Google Keep video tutorial.