Mental Note in Education

Mental Note – the digital notepad is being used in classrooms around the world.

Read about how Princeton Day School in New Jersey makes use of Mental Note in middle school classes for English, Science, and Archaeology.

See how students in Chicago Public Schools are using Mental Note in Science and Math class, (additional media here).

See how Math and Science students in the Bronx make use of Mental Note for their projects frequently reported on the @mwMathSci Twitter feed.

Learn about a New York City Public School project involving Mental Note and young students with severe emotional difficulties that won the school a “Best Practices” award from the NYC Department of Education, and a set of iPads from Apple.

A separate version of “Mental Note – the digital notepad” can also be used on iPod touch devices. Normanby Primary in the UK uses Mental Note on classroom iPod touches. They’ve even found a unique way to involve parents with student Mental Note assignments: using the sketch pen, parents sign their child’s homework.

Mental Note appears in UK iPad Teacher Guide
Also in the UK, Apple Distinguished Educator and author, Adam Foster, uses Mental Note in the classroom and has written about it in his “iPad Teacher Guide” (2nd edition Published June 2014).

A number of classrooms in Sweden use Mental Note for iPad, and Mental Note is recommended in a Swedish educational textbook for teachers involved with early childhood education, (Published January 2013): Lär med surfplatta i årskurs 1-3.


We’re always interested in hearing how Mental Note is being used – send us a note and let us know how you’re using Mental Note in your classroom.


UPDATE (September 5, 2012): We are pleased to offer a 50% discount to educational institutions purchasing 20 or more copies of Mental Note for iPad through the Volume Purchase Program.