In order to maintain student writing portfolios, I am constantly scanning and uploading documents. However, instead of having to scan and then upload files to Evernote, I use the Import Folders feature to automatically upload files*. This really comes in handy for student work when I have 30 different assignments for one class. I simply scan the assignments to a desktop folder, and they are automatically uploaded to Evernote where I can sort the assignments and move each student’s assignment in his personal portfolio (notebook). The time may vary based on scanners, but with my Fujitsu ScanSnap scanner, scanning, saving, uploading, and sorting assignments for an entire class takes me less than 5 minutes.
How to Set-Up Import Folders:
*Even though my scanner has the capability of sending files directly to Evernote, I have found it more convenient to use the import folders feature.