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How can students write on a PDF worksheet?

Create simple PDF worksheets for students to edit, complete and return to the teacher for feedback.

Interactive and collaborative PDFs

Creating beautiful digital worksheets for your students is great. What’s even better is if they’re interactive, collaborative and editable. The ability for students to complete worksheets digitally and all in one place means that no work is ever misplaced. Students who struggle with cognitive skills aren’t disadvantaged by copying and pasting information from document to another. OrbitNote makes it simple to interact and collaborate in a PDF.

How to edit a PDF with OrbitNote

Type notes onto your PDF

The Text annotation tool is great for adding notes to a PDF.

Your students can use the tool to complete a worksheet or questions at the end of a PDF. As well as adding any notes they need beside important parts of text.

Add freehand notes to PDF

In pen and paper days it was pretty simple to draw an asterisk at an important part of a document and scribble some notes.

Now, with the Freehand drawing tool in OrbitNote, your students can do exactly the same in a PDF. Great for students who might struggle with typing, or for anyone who simply wants to make a really quick note. It’s also a really good way to bring text to life in a collaborative PDF document, having everyone scribbling their thoughts down.

Add audio feedback to your PDF

If your students are auditory learners they might prefer to leave notes on their PDF by voice.

They might also prefer to hear your feedback than read it. OrbitNote makes it easy to give and receive feedback orally within a PDF.

Leave hints and tips for your students on their PDFs

A heavily annotated text or PDF can be overwhelming and confusing for some students.

The Pushpin in OrbitNote allows you to leave helpful hints and tips, as well as instructions for your students. This keeps communication in a PDF clean and simple.

Highlight important information on a PDF

Identifying important parts of text and highlighting them is an important skill for your students to master.

The coloured highlighter tools in OrbitNote are great for organising information and research, with no need for them to copy information between documents. This reduces their cognitive load.

What our customers say

I love how OrbitNote allows all learners to easily manipulate PDF documents and gives them access to the familiar Read&Write tools that allow them to be independent and successful.

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