Microsoft’s Planner: To Try or Not to Try?

Microsoft’s Planner: To Try or Not to Try?

Here at Together HQ, we try to speak all the organizational languages. Our own team is split between PCs and Macs, and we dabble in both Microsoft’s products (for our email, calendars and such) and Google’s tools (forms, docs, and sheets). But, we recognize that most...
Together Travel & Tech Update

Together Travel & Tech Update

Once upon a time, about a million moons ago, I wrote about keeping my tech together during work travel. . . and after traveling to Newark with Chrystie in December, I knew I needed a full upgrade. I had kept everything in a pouch, and even used this semi-useless...
All Microsoft All the Time: RIP Outlook Tasks

All Microsoft All the Time: RIP Outlook Tasks

Longtime 20+ year Outlook user over here (with the exception of Gmail for personal correspondence and Google calendar for The Together Family), and I’ve been in a decade-plus battle with the busted feature called Outlook Tasks. Never heard of it? Or tried it and...
Peek at the Week: Using Google to the Max

Peek at the Week: Using Google to the Max

In one of my year-long Together Leader courses, we got deep on weekly planning and the power of Google last week. I mean, we went full on nerd-fest with a group of school leaders in rural Idaho, complete with screen sharing and deeply pondering how using technology...
All I Want is. . . a Tab Manager?! Maia Tries Toby!

All I Want is. . . a Tab Manager?! Maia Tries Toby!

I don’t know about YOU, but I’ve got a lot of tabs open these days—literally and metaphorically. Between Nearpod, Zoom, Together Teacher book edits, Google websites for every online class, three calendars, and more, my desktop reflects the busy-ness and...
A Notebook That Goes in the Microwave?! Regan’s Rocketbook!

A Notebook That Goes in the Microwave?! Regan’s Rocketbook!

We’re longtime lovers of notebooks around here, both paper and digital. And now I keep seeing these MICROWAVEABLE notebooks pop up in my workshops! Luckily, Regan K., my good friend, awesome educator, and TNTP-er, is here to share her love for Rocketbook with us!...