Tech Tip Tuesday Edition 17

MSD 25 Instructional Technology Team

Do You Find Yourself Repeatedly Writing Emails with Similar Content?

Save time with the Templates Feature In Gmail! Follow this tutorial to turn on the templates option for your email. Once enabled, you can compose up to 50 unique templates that can be used in a flash to get the body of your emails written quickly and save you valuable time. Then, simply open a template, quickly customize, and send on its way.
How to create and use templates on Gmail

Do Your Emails Often Become Tasks Needing Completion?

You can save your detailed email messages directly to Google Tasks, a digital "To Do" list that can help you track and manage your work load. No need for paper lists or sticky notes to help you remember tasks emailed to you - let Google organize it for you. Check out this video, and try the Tasks feature today!
Gmail: Turn Emails into Tasks - Guide

Need To Send An Email After Hours?

You can with Gmail's Scheduled Send feature! Write emails ahead of time and easily schedule them to be delivered at a later date and time that will be most convenient for the recipients. Watch this simple video to learn more.
How to Schedule Emails to Send in Gmail.

Looking for Additional PD/STEM Clock Hours?

Attend Nearpod's Camp Engage Feb. 25th-27th


  1. Live trainings and workshops that will demonstrate how you can use Nearpod to create and deliver impactful instruction
  2. Sharpen your teaching skills with new approaches, industry knowledge and ideas to keep students engaged in the classroom
  3. Get hands-on demonstrations of Nearpod in action
  4. Invest in your own growth and career with the opportunity to earn 15 hours of professional development. PD certificates are provided post-camp
  5. Reimagine how technology plays a role in your students lives and challenge yourself to try something new in the classroom
  6. Virtual happy hours with keynotes and fun activities designed to motivate and support YOU

View the Februrary PD Calendar!

The Staff Professional Development Course offerings will now be available on the MSD website for planning purposes. Click on the link to view the full calendar and sign up for courses.

PD Calendar

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