Tag Archives: email

Teach Students How to Email

Who taught you how to use email professionally? We’ve all been victim to the colleague who thinks an email is a book, replies to all with “thanks,” or does not include a subject line. Considering how much email we send as a professional, this tool should not be something we overlook with our students. With so […]

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Emailing Groups of People – Use BCC

I just received an email that was sent out to at least 50 recipients. The problem with is that when someone replies to all it goes out to all 50+ people and quickly my inbox is blowing up with emails from people I do not know. Privacy Besides the excessive email that is generated by […]

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Do Not Make Me Track Down the Link

I made a mistake on a peer evaluation spreadsheet I asked my students to fill out. One of the group project columns did not link to the peer evaluation form. Since I had the students email addresses I emailed them all that I had corrected the spreadsheet. After I hit send I realized that I […]

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Outlook Users: Email a Group of People From a Spreadsheet List

Recently a friend messaged me telling me she is using Outlook and wanted to know how to take a column of email addresses in a spreadsheet and use it in the “To” line of the compose email. In Gmail, you can paste the list of email addresses directly from the spreadsheet column into the “To.” […]

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Students Who Do Not Have Email Addresses

Email Icon clipart from Clker.com               There are several reasons a teacher may want to email students. Whenever I have students fill out a Google Form I like to ask for their email address so I can use a script such as flubaroo or valmerge to email the student […]

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Collaborating with Google Docs: Email Collaborators

There are many things I love about using Google Docs.  Sure, I need to do a few work arounds (2 column layout would be nice), but what I gain in access and collaboration makes up for it. When I am collaborating with teachers (or students) I simply need to click on the blue share button […]

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Create a Document from an Email

How many times have you gotten an email that you will want to keep a record of, to create a project out of, or want better collaboration communication with?  Usually I copy and paste the email into a Google doc, but gmail will actually do this for you! When you have your email open and […]

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Mail Merge from a Google Spreadsheet

  I know you’re thinking why in the world would I want to do this… Have you ever wanted to email each student in your class individual feedback? But then realized how overwhelming that task is. You’re 20 emails into it and you don’t have the strength to message the other 180… Here is what […]

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