As I’m preparing to assist with Google-focused professional development for staff here at the ESC, I wanted to share more broadly some tips and tricks for working more efficiently and effectively within the Google G-Suite, including Drive, Docs, Sheets, Forms, Calendar, and other apps. Some of the resources below are mine and some are from elsewhere; I hope that some of these tips are helpful to you! Continue reading Google G-Suite Tips and Tricks
I’ve posted an email migration overview, along with a more detailed presentation, explaining the upcoming switch from Exchange email to Google email. Further, you can find instructions for manually migrating emails older than 180 days, or for configuring Outlook to access Google mail. That said, there are still some questions that have come in from users relating to the email migration. For the benefit of all, here are questions and answers: Continue reading Email Migration: Questions and Answers
As I’ve written previously, the Iowa City Community School District is transitioning from our current email service (Exchange) to Google (Gmail) for email and calendars.
For detailed information, follow the link (above) to my previous blog post or check out my Email migration presentation. I’ve also created a video (below) that walks you through the process of importing your email from Outlook to Gmail. Continue reading ICCSD Email Migration Video Instructions
Last Friday, I emailed all all staff members and board members in the district with the news that we’re transitioning from Microsoft Exchange email servers (our current email service) to Google (Gmail) for email service on April 27th.
This change should have no impact on the general public – all district email addresses will remain the same, and there will be no delivery delays or loss of data as we transition – but I did want to provide some information here regarding why the change is being made, and what the impact will be on staff members. Continue reading Email Transition