I’m back with November’s You Oughta Know! I’m super sad I missed out last month, but I’m back with a really easy and FREE idea for those of you who are tired of the countless notebooks of papers that you keep saving from year to year. Are you ready to become totally digital and get rid of all those papers?
You Oughta Know about Scanning to your USB from a COPY MACHINE! That’s right. You don’t need to go out and buy those expensive hundreds of dollars little scanning machines. Use your copy machine at school (if it has the option) to scan all of your papers into a PDF. If your school doesn’t have this, I’m sure there is somewhere around that has copiers for public use that has a USB drive. The great thing is that it makes ZERO copies and would STILL be free.
We have had three different kinds of copy machines this year. We finally got the official new ones about a week ago or so. *chime the angels* I like to stay late at school and make all my plans, copies and whatever else. I cannot get it done during the day. SO, I played around with the copy machine one evening and figured out that we had a goldmine. I’ve never had a copy machine that SCANNED to USB.
Such a simple idea! Thanks for sharing.
Crockett's Classroom . . . Forever in Third Grade
What a great organizational tip! I'll have to see if our copier has that option 🙂
I love this feature! It has completely changed how I keep things and takes up much less space!
The Math Maniac
We have this feature at our school and I haven't used it! Thanks for the reminder and the push!
Paperless is the way to go!! Thanks for sharing!
Mrs. Beattie's Classroom
You just made my day, Keri!
Thanks for sharing.
The Take Home Teacher
I love this so much! I am definitely going to see if any of our copying machines can do this *fingers crossed* lol
Buzzing With Mrs. McClain
OMG for real?!?! I think I just found my next project! I could see doing this with student work and assessments too as a record for parents or for myself without that huge stack of paper laying around. LOVE IT!!
Mrs. Plemons' Kindergarten
What a GREAT tip! Thank you for sharing!
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I have got to check to see if our copier has that capability. If it does, I know what my next project will be! Thanks for sharing.
Christina @ Hanging Around In Primary
Hmmm…now you are making me wonder if my school copier has this option. I will SO be checking this out on Monday!
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