Tracking down notes can be a tricky, time-consuming task. For all the folders and tree structures we might have created, when the time comes to laying hands on specific notes, they are sometimes hidden in the maze of our computer.
In the SCRIBZEE® free notebook app, there is no single correct answer to the question of whether or not to create folders. Just as note taking strategies is a personal choice, each type of note organization has its followers too. You just have to choose what works best for you.
For students and professionals handling clearly-demarcated projects with no overlap between them, it’s a fairly natural, obvious choice to use folders.
Provided you think carefully first about how to organize and name the folders, you’ll have no trouble finding your organized handwritten notes.
This is what organization expert Laurence Einfalt recommends for filing information in her article “How to sort and organize your information."
Don’t use folders
It’s not always easy to pick the best notes folder for filing: some notes relate to several projects, others don’t relate to any specific project at all. So sometimes it’s tempting to create a “Miscellaneous” folder, which inevitably turns into a sort of “junk” folder in which you can never find anything again. What’s more, projects can sometimes change track or split into two, in which case it’s difficult to split the folder.
So if you decide not to use folders, make sure you give your notes a very explicit title, using keywords but no abbreviations. Then you can simply use the SCRIBZEE® search engine (the magnifying glass icon) to track down whatever notes you need in next to no time.
It’s up to you!
With all the changes happening in the world due to the pandemic, including the widespread school closings and the switch to online classrooms, you may be left wondering how best to adapt to these recent and abrupt changes?
Although there may be bumps along the way in transitioning and keeping up-to-date on all of your homework assignments, educational lessons, and exams, we’re here to help you ease that switch with studying and learning methods that work no matter where you are.
Missed your chance to meet us last month at CES?
Don’t worry, we’ll fill you in on all the excitement that happened while you were away! Check out all the news on tech awards, special speakers, and what our CES customers thought, right here!
Tired of studying already? We sure hope not, because summer vacation is still a ways away! Are you ready to up-grade to a faster, easier, and more effective way to study?
Whether you refer to them index cards or flashcards is your call (both are technically right). What really matters is using the best flashcards to get the best results. We’ll give you the 411 on how brand new, cutting-edge Flash 2.0 can up your study game in a matter of seconds.