I was in graduate school when I first learned about Rocketbook - a notebook that erases in the microwave and slickly syncs your notes into your favorite cloud services. As a teacher, I had never really used notebooks and never though I would find an authentic means for using it. In my new role as a Professional Learning Partner, however, I have found a notebook useful for jotting down small thoughts during meetings and creating better visuals for concepts. After months of trying not to simply chase the latest shiny gadget, I finally gave in and bought one for myself, even though the executive size I originally wanted was sold out. After using it for all of one day, I wanted to share my initial impressions. If you're note familiar when Rocketbook, below is a great introductory video.
Currently, Rocketbook will send pages to Dropbox, Google Drive, Evernote, OneNote, and iCloud based upon the icon checked at the bottom of the page. The scanning process is very easy, since the QR code at the bottom of each page helps align the page well for your camera. The file is named according to date scanned and the page of the notebook.
I have currently set icons for Evernote and different folders in Google Drive. My journey into using Rocketbook is still very early, but I'll be sure to update you after I've used it more.
What do you think? Could this be the next big thing? How would you use Rocketbook? Please leave your thoughts in the comment below!
Mattea Garcia is a passionate educator dedicated to improving instruction by utilizing technology. This blog is dedicated to reflections on educational technology tools, instructional coaching, and educational equity.