While working with administrators, non-instructional support staff, and teachers over the summer, the most requested information about GMail was how users could control its look and feel. This can be done through the control panel. This short video explains how to modify the look and feel of Gmail by adding a preview pane and how to turn “conversation view” on and off. This slide show, used during the workshops, provides some further insight into modify Gmail so it fits the user’s preferences. For additional resources, please reach out to your school’s Instructional Technology Specialist.
As part of the yearlong transition from Microsoft to G Suite for Education, the Division of Information and Technology is working behind the scenes to ensure a smooth experience for all. Our team of Instructional Technology Facilitators (ITF) has participated in formal Google certification programs and continues to grow their expertise with this robust set of tools. Recently, a pilot group of users in the district was migrated from Outlook to Gmail and will use it exclusively in the months leading up to the final cut-over (scheduled for July 1, 2018). These users will also provide feedback and identify any potential hurdles our users may experience. As we move closer to the transition, the Continue reading Getting Ready for NECSD Gmail