Join Oliver Schinkten for an in-depth discussion in this video Email efficiently with Gmail Groups and Boomerang, part of Communication in the 21st Century Classroom.
- Although email isn't usually the communication method…of choice for most students,…it's still an effective way to deliver information online.…In this video I want to go over a couple tips…for using a Gmail account to send emails.…Now, I recommend signing up for a Gmail account…if you don't already have one…as Google has done a great job…of integrating with most educational platforms.…And they offer a ton of tools, apps, and add ons…that help to improve education.…You can sign up for an account on gmail.com.…Now, right now I'm signed into my Gmail account already…and I want to first show you how to create…a Google group inside of your email.…
There are times in which you may have to send an email…to your entire class…or to a group of students working on a specific project.…Typing in all of their names each time…would be way too time consuming,…so let's create a group…which allows us to send one message…to everyone in that group at the same time.…First, in the upper left hand corner I'll click on Mail,…and from that drop down I want to select Contacts.…
- Introducing digital literacy to your class
- Understanding our digital citizenship and digital footprint
- Collaborating with Google Drive
- Implementing an LMS
- Offering video office hours using Google Hangouts
- Gathering student feedback with Google Forms
- Creating audio and video announcements
- Using social media to communicate with the community
Skill Level Beginner
1. Communication in the Digital Age
2. Communicate with Your Students
3. Communicate with Your School and District
4. Connect with Your Community
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