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New Feature! Google Classroom – Late Work Notifications

Late Notifications in Google Classroom

Google Classroom – Late Work Notifications Google Classroom once again released some new features yesterday! Now when students submit an assignment late you will receive a notification on your phone if you have them enabled. You will also receive an email that says “Submitted late.” Late Work Sometimes students turn things in after the due date, […]

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Google Classroom: Filter Gmail for Private Comments

Filter Gmail for Private Comments I get a lot of email… like a LOT of email. Some of the most important emails are the private comments from my students. I do not want to miss an opportunity to respond to their comments. Creating a filter in Gmail can help ensure I respond to Student comments […]

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5 Things to Try in Gmail

5 tips for Gmail

Gmail Tips Gmail is great for so many reasons. Here are 5 Gmail tips you may want to try. 1. Change the subject line Gmail groups emails into “conversations.” It does this by looking at the subject line of the email. If two people send you an email with the same subject line, they are grouped […]

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Put a Hashtag in the Google Classroom Assignment Title

One issue I hear concerning Google Classroom is the number of emails it can generate. In order to filter your email in Gmail, you need something consistent to filter for. Assignment Titles Create a class hashtag. Place this in the title of anything you post to the Stream in Google Classroom. You can put other tags […]

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Gmail: Create Hyperlink Text

Copying and pasting a URL into an email can be really ugly. Hyperlink Type text into the email that will signal to the reader to click on the text. Choose descriptive text besides just “Click Here.” Indicate where the link will be directing the person to. Highlight the text. Tip: Hold down the shift key and use […]

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Managing Email from Google Plus Communities

I use Google Plus Communities with the college students that I teach. The Google Plus Community can generate a lot of email for students. This can be managed. While you can turn off email notifications, I would recommend you set up Priority Inbox instead. Priority Inbox In Gmail hover over the word “Inbox.” This will […]

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Gmail: Find your Google Apps

In your email you can easily link to your other Google products by clicking on the apps icon to the right of the search box. This icon is a 3 by 3 grid of boxes. If you are using an Android device you will notice the apps icon is the same. Link to Drive Clicking […]

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Gmail Tip: Hover Over Names to Filter

If you are using Gmail or your school account is Google Apps for Education (GAfE) there is a way to filter email right from the inbox. Hover Hover your mouse over top of the persons name who sent you the email. This should cause a pop up window to show up to show you your […]

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Gmail Search

One of the features I love about Gmail is the ability to search my emails.  While I will occasionally use labels to organize some emails, mostly this is unnecessary since I can use the search bar at the top.  While creating a presentation for using Gmail I thought it might be handy for the participants […]

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Viewing Multiple Google Accounts

  How can you have two Google accounts open at the same time?  There are several ways to accomplish this.  Google actually lets you link accounts so you can switch from one account to the other.  I have found this is not perfectly seemless and does not have the same full functions as having two […]

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