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Smart Gmail:
Getting Started with Gmail

Gmail is the most powerful, flexible, smartest email platform in the world, but only if you know how to use it properly. As the core of the G Suite for Education Suite, Gmail helps improve your organization and communication. Learn the philosophy of Gmail, how to use add-ons, and how to leverage all of the amazing features Gmail has to offer.
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10 months

Course Objectives

Why Gmail?
The learner will understand how Gmail is much more than just email and some of the benefits.

Setting Yourself Up for Success!
The learner will explore the settings in general, the inbox settings, interface and optional settings.

Let's Tour your Inbox!
The learner will take a tour of the Gmail inbox and look at options to organize it, what conversation view looks like and how to use search & labels.

Let's Tour your Inbox!
The learner will practice sending and replying to emails, adding attachments, snoozing and email and how to use the Drafts.


The learner will understand how to create and use the contacts feature.

Mobile Apps
The learner will become familiar with the mobile apps.
Meet the expert

Amy Mayer, M.A.

Amy Mayer, nationally known speaker and Google professional development guru, got her start in education as an English and Foreign Language teacher. Since that time, she’s served as a district level director of multiple varieties and now is the CEO of friEdTechnology, a Google & Microsoft partner company serving districts across the United States.
Amy is passionate about student (and teacher) engagement and equity in education. She loves finding capable, passionate educators and helping them grow into capable, passionate teacher leaders who then help thousands of fellow teachers become better at what they do.
Amy is a Google Level 1 & Level 2 Certified Educator, Google Certified Innovator, and a Google Certified Trainer.