Old, simple tools are often still useful, especially when paired with a practice of frequent check-ins with your goals and mental state.
For the most part, my teaching notes are very simple and low-tech. But Obsidian was helpful when I was allowed to use it.
Map generation & usage
How to make notes for reference, not self-improvement: A practical guide to messy notes meant to be used, not admired.
I divide my RSS feed according to how I can interact with the articles, how far along I am with processing the information, and how I think I can use them later.
Easy in the eye of the beholder. But also, sometimes things really are easier than we think, if we just give them a chance.
Aligning with our preferred designs is critical for functioning, but it's okay to take shortcuts when customizing.
I group information by purpose, not chronology. This method allows for more focus, easier retrieval, and less context switching.
Be specific. Be aware of your biases. Break down information into its component parts for easier remixing. Above all; keep track of your sources.
My top advice when teaching people how to take notes: start with what you know & pay attention to how you fail.