LessonNote 4 Quick Start Guide

LessonNote helps educators collect important qualitative and quantitative information about the flow of a classroom lesson and its impact on students. That data can then support a productive discussion about how to improve teaching and learning.

There are 4 main screens

Placing entities

1: Choose an entity type (student, teacher, etc.)
2..5: Tap repeatedly to place

Use actual student names

Groups

Use Group entitites to take notes about students working together

Start/End

Mark the start and end times of the lesson
Repeat to change the time

Capture student thinking

1: Tap on an entity (student, teacher, etc.)

2: Write a note

3a: Tap on another entity to save & start another note

or

3b: Save & close

Group notes

Capture group activity and conversation.

Record interactions

Drag to record interactions

Notepad tools

A: Take a photo
B: Switch to writing
C: Move/resize photo (drag/pinch)

Record general notes

A: Note with a photo
B: Note with a seating chart (see below)
C: General note

Seating chart note

Quickly take notes about many students at once.

Record modality transitions

Record when shifts occur between whole class instruction, group work, etc.

Single-column view with timeline

A: Current position
B: Tap to jump to new position

Orange = Whole class
Green = Individual work
Blue = Group work
Red = Other

Note headers

A: Start time
B: Relative start time (since start of lesson)
C: Student
D: Note duration

Filtering tools (bottom corner)

A: Notes with a photo
B: Flagged notes
C: Notes with a seating chart
D: Tagged notes (subscription required)
E: Notes about certain students (select from seating chart)
X: Clear

Other actions

A: Page view (see below)
B: Add more notes
C: Upload to LessonNote Pro (subscription required)

Page view

See more notes at once

Statistics

Statistics about the use of time, and more

Edit a note

A: View/edit note full-screen
B: Add typed annotation
C: Flag a note

Delete a note

Swipe left to delete a note or transition

Insert a modality transition

1: Select a note
2: Tap insertion tool
3: Select transition type
4: Select Before or After