To learn more about how to use Hypothesis as part of the Letters to the Next President 2.0 initiative from the National Writing Project, visit our portal for the project here.

Welcome to Hypothesis, Educators!

Teachers have known the value of having students annotate texts for a long time. It’s a natural progression to annotate text online. What I like about Hypothes.is is the ability for my students and I to annotate the open web and share our thoughts with anybody.

Chris Sloan, English teacher, Judge Memorial Catholic High School

Whether web literacy or digital citizenship is a focus of your curriculum, or you are simply teaching a traditional text like a poem or article that just happens to be online, you and your students can use Hypothesis to collaboratively annotate course readings and other internet resources. Check out what teachers and students are saying about the power of collaborative annotation or see these examples of classroom use of the Hypothesis tool.

Here are some resources to help you get started with Hypothesis today:

See our YouTube channel for tutorial videos on getting started and advanced features.

For model assignments, product tutorials, teacher testimonials, and much more, visit our Educator Resource Guide. Direct your students to the Student Resource Guide for student-centered materials from tips for best annotation practices to inspirational poetry about marginalia.

Let us know if you are planning to use Hypothesis in your classroom in 2016. We’d love to hear from you!