Gmail & Google Calendar
GMAIL - Gmail Help Center
Inbox: you can control how your inbox looks via the pulldown tab next to Inbox in the left column. Inbox tabs and category labels.
Signature: create a signature that will appear at the bottom of every message you send
Filters: create filters to organize and prioritize emails
Stars: you can use stars to easily tag messages that you need to pay attention to later. Starred Messages.
All Mail vs. Inbox: you can also choose to archive items to the all mail folder. Any emails that disappear from your inbox can be found there.
Search: use search operators to easily find emails
Tasks: tasks are your to-do list in gmail. You can easily add an email to your task list from the more button or create tasks from scratch. See more about tasks.
Labs: labs are experimental features that add functionality. If you're feeling adventurous, access labs in your settings menu to explore the possibilities.
Gmail Offline: read, manage, and compose messages without an internet connection
Gmail Tips & Tricks: quickly flip through these tips to become a more effective gmail user
GOOGLE CALENDAR - Google Calendar Help
Views: view your calendar by day, week, or month OR just view your agenda
Create more calendars: you can easily create and manage multiple calendars which is a terrific option for teachers who teach multiple periods or those who prefer to organize by subject.
Share your calendar: share your calendar with individuals or groups, consider sharing with students, parents, and other teachers.
Creating, editing, and inviting to events: create and customize events, easily edit as needed, and invite others to your events.
Appointment slots: send an group invite with appointment slots to have individuals sign up for unique times for an event. This is a terrific tool for scheduling parent-teacher conferences.
Insert a hyperlink in a calendar event: though it's simple to add attachments to a calendar, you may want to enable students to link directly to a web page. This requires a tiny bit of html coding, but it's quite simple to achieve.
Offline Access: access your calendar without internet
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