Volume 3 ~ Issue 4
Tired of remembering to send emails? Fed up of waking up at 5AM to send out absentee lists for the day? Why not add the Chrome extension, mxHERO? Your life will be changed!
Go to the Chrome Web Store and add “mxHero.”
Click on the Free button. And, choose Add.
- Use to track clicks on links in your email
- Choose send later to have message sent at a specific time
- If someone doesn't reply in a certain time, will resend message
Snooze your Gmail with Streak
Are you overwhelmed with emails? Do you get important emails that you don’t want to lose, yet you don’t want to deal with them immediately?
Then try the Streak extension. Not only does it let you pick when to put the email back in your inbox, but it allows you to group the emails into boxes - you name the box.
And there’s a couple of bonus items: you can have Streak notify you when your emails are read, and to see if, when and how many times your email was read.
Google Research Tool (plus citations) within Drive
Do you need a way for your students to do research AND include their citations? There is a nifty research tool that creates the citations AUTOMATICALLY in Drive! Here’s how you get to it:
Open either a Doc or Slides in Drive
Go to the “Tools” Tab:
Choose the "Research" option:
The following research pane will then pop up on the right hand side:
For example, I researched "matter and energy," and my results were:
Clicking Preview will open a preview of the website next to the research tool.
Insert link: automatically inserts a link to that website into your Google Doc/Slide:
Cite: automatically inserts the citation into the Drive Doc/Slide. The number will be superscripted behind the text and the corresponding footnote will added to the bottom of the page: