059. Google Calendar: The What, Why, & How for Teachers
Technology is becoming more and more prevalent in our everyday lives. We use technology to communicate, to log information, to entertain, and to keep track of essential dates and times. While there may be a number of applications that can help you in maintaining a healthy work-life balance, we have found a few essential tools that will change how you plan your day. In this episode we want to start a mini-series. We will take one digital tool to dive deeper into understanding the benefits, uses and how-to application for mastering your time, organization and productivity. The first digital tool that we recommend is Google Calendar. This is a free tool that is connected to your Google account and can be accessed from multiple devices. This tool will organize your time sensitive dates and establish reminders, keep notes, and share calendars with others to collaborate. You can even ( a TOP favorite) color code your calendars to organize your day-to-day events. In this episode we share: Share the differences and benefits of using a digital calendar to a physical paper calendarUnderstand the benefits of a digital calendar to makes changes on important eventsDiscuss how color coding can help with assigning specific events to an area in your lifeHow sharing calendars offers an essential collaboration toolDiscuss the variations for customizing your Google CalendarGive you step-by-step to creating and starting with your first calendar event LINKS:Google CalendarSigning up for a Google account SUBSCRIBE & REVIEWAre you subscribed to our podcast? If you’re not, I want to encourage you to do that today. I don’t want you to miss an episode. Click here to subscribe to iTunes!Now if you’re feeling extra loving, We would be really grateful if you left us a review over on iTunes, too. Those reviews help other people find our podcast and they’re also fun for us to go in and read. Just click here to review, select “Ratings and Reviews” and “Write a Review” and let us know what your favorite part of the podcast is. Thank you!Until next time… be timely, stay organized, and be productive… buh-bye… see ya!