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Todoist Post It Notes

Want to know how to set up Todoist to maximize effectiveness in your classroom? Looking for a detailed how-to guide on how to use Todoist in your classroom? I’ve got you! I love to use technology in my classroom, but I know that it can be hard to learn something new. So come along on this journey, while I show you step by step directions on how to use Todoist in your special education or general education classroom! Whether you are a new teacher looking for tips, or a veteran teacher who wants to try something new – I’ve tested the strategies and found the shortcuts so you know how to easily use Todoist. Let’s go!

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Todoist Post It Notes

Todoist has so many great features, and there’s a few tricks that I’ve found out as bonuses!. TBH, post it notes aren’t really a feature on Todoist, but I use Todoist like I would a post it note. Keep reading to find out how I keep all of my random thoughts and notes organized with Todoist.

Todoist Post It Notes screenshot

I’ll be honest, I have a hard time remembering things AND a bit of a shopping problem. I use Todoist to help me with both! I have a “Random Notes” project list where I just jot down anything I need to remember. Here I have lists of my favorite shoes, the size I wear, and the colors I already own so it’s super easy to compare the next time I hit up Amazon!

Ideas to Use Todoist Post It Notes in the Classroom

  • Just use one of your project lists as a brain dump – as you think of things, you can simply add it!
  • Sometimes I may quick notes of things like:
    • the lunch menu change for tomorrow
    • I want to look at ordering the same folders my partner did
    • My lunch number
    • Some books that I might want to look at for using as mentor texts
    • Really anything that isn’t time sensitive!

How to Set Up Todoist Post It Notes

I just simply make a project list called “random notes”. I have my view set to ‘board’ and can then add different sections! Check out the sections that I have (I’m never going to forget a gift card number or the digits to unlock my suitcase again!)

Todoist Section screenshot

Video on How to Set Up Todoist Post It Notes

I know, it’s way easier to watch a video on setting up Todoist Post It Notes than it is to read the directions. So, if watching videos is your jam – hit that video above!

FAQ’s about Todoist Post It Notes

  • How is this different than Google Keep? Or just post it notes?
    • I just like having everything in a central location. It’s super easy for me to plug in all of my stuff to one app, that I have everywhere, rather than having to switch between apps or look for random notes I’ve left.

Todoist Post It Notes – Next Steps:

Now it’s your turn! Have you done the following?

  • Create a ‘random notes’ project list
  • Set it to ‘board view’
  • Create different sections
  • Take some notes!

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