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Main subject: Math
related subject: Science, Languages, Art, ICT, Geography, History, Crafts
Duration: 60 minutes.
Age groups: Age 10, Age 11, Age 12
Submitted by: Jónína Margrét Guðbjartsdóttir Iceland

Learning objectives:

To learn how to use iPad Notes or a similar app. To learn how to make notes/a glossary in mathematics or other subjects.

Implemented digital tools:

The Notes app for iPad Or Google Keep Or Microsoft To Do

Supported digital competence for student:

Information and data literacy, Digital content creation

Elaboration of the competences:

Information and data literacy by using information from mathematics books, drawings and tutorials from teachers. Digital content creation by creating students’ own notes with pictures, drawings and writings.


The teacher has to try out the Notes (or a similar app) beforehand and make sure that she/he knows the basics of it. The teacher has to create notes/a glossary with pictures, drawings and text to show students how it works.


The teacher shows how the Notes app works by displaying the notes/glossaries that she/he has already made using an iPad and a projector. She/he also shows how to take pictures, work on the pictures, draw and write in Notes..


1) Students get their iPads and open the Notes app. 2) The students start using the app by taking pictures of math formulas and math solutions and try out the features that are in the app to change and work on the pictures for ten minutes. 3) The students start using the tools for drawing in the app for another ten minutes. 4) The students start using the tools for writing text in the app for ten more minutes. 5) The students start using the app to make notes/glossaries on their own for the rest of the lesson.


1) Students show their work to the teacher. 2) The students can present their notes to the class on a voluntary basis.

Implemented needed devices:

Teachers and students need an iPad or other tablets with a camera. The teacher needs a projector.