Dr. Melissa Shields, NBCTISTE 2012, Updated 2018sig_pick.png

Feel like you have a lot of information coming at you at one time? Not sure how to organize (or remember) all your links, documents, pictures, and email? This session will demonstrate how to provide a more seamless digital home and school environment by utilizing digital tools such as Diigo, Delicious, Jing, and Google Apps. Participants will also learn how to better organize and file their computer documents and email.

  • Social Bookmarking - Symbaloo and Diigo
  • Internet Startup Pages
  • Social Media - Tweetdeck and Participate
  • Passwords
  • Jing
  • Email Time-Saving Tips
  • Google Lesson Plans
  • Desktop Organization
  • Calendar
  • Lists

Organizing Links - Social Bookmarks

Melissa's Bookmarks: http://www.diigo.com/user/mjshields

Organizing Files in Cloud

Internet "Startup Pages"
In Google Chrome or Internet Explorer, go to Settings and then look for Startup options.

Social Media

Jing: http://www.techsmith.com/jing
  • Instantly capture screen images and video. Free!

Email Time-Saving Tools
  • Canned Email Response (Gmail)
  • Consolidate or Unsubscribe to Email Subscriptions
    • Un.Roll - Instantly see a list of all your subscription emails. Unsubscribe easily from whatever you don’t want.
    • Gmail Unsubscribe - Unsubscribe for bulk emails in Gmail.

Desktop Organization
  • Fingertip Doc
  • Creating Monthly Folders – “Monthly Tickers”

  • Monthly To-Dos
  • Tasks
  • Daily Events with Reminders

Groceries, ToDos, Lowes, Potential Gifts, etc.

Decluttering Your Digital Life (April 2017)
20 Simple Hacks to Organize Your Digital Life (January 2017)