Living In The Cloud: Google Team Drives

Living In The Cloud: Google Team Drives

I wanted to share a pretty recent feature added to many Google Apps for Education users and districts. Most people are pretty well-aware of the power of Google Drive, but in the last few weeks they actually added some functionality to the platform. This comes in the form of Google Team Drives. The name itself is pretty intuitive and self-explanatory – it allows you the share a common Drive space with your team.

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

Take Back Time with Gmail’s Canned Responses – School Counseling Video Blog

If your day is anything like my day in the school counseling office – you answer tons of emails. Many emails sound oddly similar too. I get many emails each day requesting meetings and appointments, a schedule change, a transcript, etc. I am sure you do too. Typing out each reply is a waste of time and finger stamina. Thank goodness someone at Google had that thought too and created a super simple but mega-powerful Gmail Labs tool – Canned Responses.

I created a 5 minute screen share video to quickly go from zero to canned response guru and taking minutes of your day back with each email.

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

Put the You in YouTube – A Guide to Getting Started with YouTube

This blog post will be discussing YouTube and all the power that it provides to school counselors everywhere. From morning school announcements to recording parent nights, the power of YouTube is unquestionable. As one of the most popular websites around the world, YouTube has created a huge name for itself in entertainment, education, and broadcast.

Tech Tool Video Blog: LucidChart

Tech Tool Video Blog: LucidChart

TCG takes a look at LucidChart

As I kick off my week of vacation (finally!) for Ski week, I wanted to get a new Vlog out to you. I started using LucidChart towards the end of last year for some scheduling documents at my site. It was handy for showing progressions, processes, or steps to take. Check out the video below for more info. Let me know what you think of LucidChart!

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