Notion for Teachers: Building an Organized Notion Workspace for Teaching

Learn how to build an organized system for better productivity and efficiency with Notion.
Course description

This course is designed to help teachers, instructors, and educators increase productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness while reducing stress, workload, and unnecessary pressure. Using Notion as the primary software, we will build an organizational system to store resources, powerpoints, and administrative documents and diagnose and resolve friction points in your workday. You will learn how to use fundamental project management tools such as tables, Kanban boards, toggles, galleries, and embedding, as well as get a full introduction to Notion, including pricing, installation, and reasons for using the software. This course is suitable for anyone looking to improve their organizational skills, but is primarily targeted at teachers and other educators.

Course outline

Section 1: Introduction

  • Preview

Section 2: Getting Started with Notion

  • The Anatomy of Notion
  • Notion on different platforms

Section 3: Setting Up Your Notion Workspace

  • Storage
  • Fundamentals of design layout
  • My layout
  • Rules/values
  • Task lists and calendar
  • Lessons
  • Meetings
  • Resources
  • Technician
  • Admin
  • Chains of command

Section 4: Optimizing and Enhancing Your Notion Experience

  • Optimization
  • Embedding websites and videos
  • Appraisals
  • Parent evenings
  • School journal

Section 5: Conclusion

  • Conclusion