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Google Keep: A Researcher's Must-Have

Explore and create
Pre-registration required

Explore and create : BYOD

Tuesday, June 25, 10:45–11:45 am
Location: Room 116

Taneesha Thomas  
Throw out the paper, index cards and Post-it notes! It’s time to get digital with Google Keep. Keep and its powerful extension allow researchers to capture text, images, voice, links and video with a click. Working with a partner or group? Keeps got it. It's collaboration made simple.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Participant accounts, software and other materials: Google Keep App
Google Keep Extension
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Library/media
Grade level: 6-12
Subject area: Language arts, Social studies
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Digital Citizen
  • Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
For Educators:
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

With access to so much information, supporting students through the research process has become a real challenge in Education. Google Keep: A Researchers Must Have demonstrates how the Keep tool can support student through the research process, digital citizenship skills, informational literacy skills, and increase collaboration.


Welcome & Intro 3
Check IN - 5 Peer to Peer Interaction
Google Keep - 8 device-based activities
Keep Features - 10 device-based activities
Staying Organized - 10 device-based activities
The Extension - 10 device-based activities
Mobile Advantages - 10 device-based activities
Reflection - 2
Closing - 2

Supporting research

In this book, Literacy in a Digital World Teaching and Learning in the Age of Information, Tyner explores the juncture between two broad movements that hope to improve education, educational technology and media. education.ttps://

Digital literacy across the curriculum is a handbook that addresses a range of issues faced by school leaders and teachers, in both primary and secondary schools, who are interested in creative and critical uses of technology in the classroom.

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Taneesha Thomas, River Forest SD #90/ Flutter Tech

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