Gmail and Chat

Lead Learner: Danny Silva - @iteachag - 
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The Tools: Gmail and Google Chat

The Crib Sheets: Gmail

Gmail for Apps Training


Gmail - (~60 min)
  • Why Gmail?
  • Gmail it time they switch to Google?
  • What can Gmail do for your school? (Show them)
  • What can Gmail do for your class and students? (Show off)
  • What can Gmail do for you? (Show them a Gmail Ninja)
  • Taking Gmail to the next level (Blow their Minds)

Hands on Activities:

Activity One
  1. Create a Label - AppsIA
  2. Create a filter to send email to your new label with AppsIA as the Subject
  3. Use the test feature and choose to apply to past conversations
Activity Two
  1. Go to Gmail Settings
  2. Click on the Labs Tab
  3. Go Crazy and turn on all the cool labs to your hearts continent

Gmail Resources

Chat / Google Talk Resources

Gmail Voice and Video Chat

Google Talk Gadget

Call phones from Gmail