Digital Anecdotal Note & Observation Templates for Goodnotes | iPad Tablet

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I absolutely love this digital notebook! It is perfect for what I need and helps me keep my notes all in one place. Plus, it’s aesthetically pleasing!
I love using GoodNotes for small group plans/notes. I love this template for keeping anecdotal notes for each student. It's easy to use and access and also super cute!
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This digital notebook will help you keep all of your student observations, anecdotal notes, checklists and class lists organized and easy-to-access. It features clickable, linked tabs on each page as well as an index to help you navigate all of your different student profiles and observational templates (e.g., checklists, small-group observations, whole-class observations etc.). These files will allow you to keep track of assessment and data with ease.

⭐️⭐️⭐️PLEASE NOTE: I use this with the Goodnotes 5 app, an iPad and an Apple Pencil. The download of this product DOES NOT include the Goodnotes app - that is a separate purchase through the app store. *Works on Notability ($) as well.⭐️⭐️⭐️

Unfamiliar with Goodnotes or note-taking apps for iPads/tablets? Check out the video walkthrough and tutorial HERE.

Ditch the binder and paper-overwhelm and say hello to all of your notes in one place!


4 Notebooks

  • 20 students
  • 25 students
  • 30 students
  • 35 students

If you have 23 students in your class, you would use the 25 student notebook!


  • Tabs on every page are linked/clickable
  • Index with clickable buttons to access any templates/sections or student profiles
  • Write on the Student Profile tabs to indicate student names and numbers

Student Profile Pages

  • Each student has 3 templates dedicated to them
    1. General Info & Observations
    2. Observations
    3. Blank (for your use)

Anecdotal & Observational Templates

  • Class list can be used for grades or as a checklist (or both)
  • Notes & Observations for Small Groups (4 boxes per page)
  • Notes & Observations for Whole Class (20, 25, or 30 boxes per page depending on which workbook your are using)

Custom Sections

  • 3 custom sections are linked in the index with 4 color-coded templates in each
  • These can be used for different subjects or different groups within your class

Blank Pages

  • Blank
  • Lined
  • Grid

Video Tutorial

This video tutorial is included in your purchase to help you navigate your resource. There is also a FAQ page!


  • Eco-friendly
  • Notes in one place (no more losing papers/sticky-notes)
  • Take photos of student work from your device and upload them to their profile immediately, from the app itself
  • Duplicate pages at the click of a button (no more wasting time at the photocopier)
  • Write with your stylus/apple pencil or type notes
  • Easily export notes to a PDF to share with administration (WOW them with your organization skills, too).
  • Reuse over and over again!

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