Tag: Outlook

Hey, you just bought donuts!

So as a fund-raiser, my extracurricular sold Krispy Kreme donuts. To make things easier for me, I created a Microsoft Form that would track each sale — I didn’t want to have to read some kid’s scrawl from a paper form, or god-forbid, lose said form (that I would likely do more than the students). […]

Voting in Outlook

While you can certainly use Microsoft Forms to collect information and put it into a spreadsheet easily, sometimes you just need a simple yes/no or single selection. And Outlook lets you do that with VOTING BUTTONS. The process is very (very) easy. Start by creating a new email.  On the OPTIONS ribbon, click on Use […]

Read this email

My school has an unproductive relationship with email; it’s woefully abused and so no one really reads email since they’re overwhelmed with it. If you didn’t ruthlessly triage you’d never get through to the actual important ones. (A few good reminders are here: https://getpocket.com/explore/item/how-to-email ) Back when I did a leadership role, in order to […]

Party On (Outlook), Garth!

So… say you wanted to have a party… but what’s the right time to have it?Office365 Outlook (free for all teachers & students!) will let you poll people to decide when’s the right time to meet. You need to use Outlook-on-the-web though.  Now Outlook-on-the-web is actually a pretty good Outlook and has the same information […]