Tool Review #3: Reshma’s Outlook Tasks–Make It Work For You!

Tool Review #3: Reshma’s Outlook Tasks–Make It Work For You!

Even though I happen to be an avid Outlook Tasks user myself, this feature is not for the faint of heart: slightly too complicated, doesn’t sync well to gadgets, and has some serious formatting limitations. In fact, we almost broke up last month when I met Workflowy....

Outlook Tasks: A Teacher’s Best Friend

Outlook Tasks: A Teacher’s Best Friend

Today we have a guest post from one of my favorite Outlook gurus —Pam Bookbinder! You can read more about Pam at the end of the blog entry! _________________________________________________________________________ You know the saying, “diamonds are a girl’s best...

Combination Innovation: Comprehensive Calendar + Upcoming To-Do List

Combination Innovation: Comprehensive Calendar + Upcoming To-Do List

Since we recently posted on keeping your Comprehensive Calendar in Outlook, we didn’t want to ignore our paper lovers. Here’s a nifty sample—a Comprehensive Calendar and an Upcoming To-Do List —all on the same page. As teachers, we face two kinds of To-Dos: Hard...

Flexing Your Outlook Muscles!

Flexing Your Outlook Muscles!

We know many of you use Outlook in your schools—particularly for e-mail and calendar features. Here are a few things we love about how Cole F., a teacher in Harlem, uses Outlook to manage his time. We encourage you to steal some of his tricks! Time scheduled for...

Thinking Ahead: When do YOU Look to 2023?

Thinking Ahead: When do YOU Look to 2023?

Has anyone else hit the “I’ll circle around in the new year” mode yet? I think I’m THERE. If my Amazon order history tells me anything, it is that right around Halloween, my brain actively starts scanning into 2023. I don’t have it in my calendar to order the new wall...

Together Triage: The Case for a Sloppy List

Together Triage: The Case for a Sloppy List

Much like everyone else on the East Coast, the first week “back” from school in January, was a bit. . . messy, shall we say? Whether you are figuring out school transportation, teacher coverages, quarantines or snow days, it seems harder than ever to be Together. Or...

Jordan’s Magical Arc!

Jordan’s Magical Arc!

We love a good Arc notebook around these parts (see here, here and here). And when we posted this picture (below) a few weeks back, you all wanted to know exactly what was underneath the beautiful cover. After talking more with Jordan, an AP in Indianapolis, I also...

More Together Clipboards

More Together Clipboards

I LOVE my clipboard. I often find myself printing my Outlook calendar and tossing it on a clipboard. I bring one to Girl Scout meetings. I certainly cannot teach without one. And whether you’re cleaning them out, admiring Sage’s awesome contraption, or...

Staying Productive (and Sane) On The Road

Staying Productive (and Sane) On The Road

Well, I’ll start with this. . . I love what I do in a very big way. Because there is no way I would have left a job I loved to leave my house and family, whom I adore, this many times if not. But as we head into Together Summer Tour 2017, I’ve received quite a few...