Sunday, July 22, 2018

4-Part Checklist to Create A Killer Calendar Invite

If there is anything innovative educators need more of, it’s time. By being as complete and accurate as possible when creating a calendar invite, no one wastes time searching for location or materials.

Creating calendar invites is an activity that today's modern learners should be engaging in daily. Doing this correctly, is a skill that saves everyone time and should replace outdated practices like moving staff and students by bells and paper planners.

Four elements of a killer calendar invite

Special Note:

Vanity addresses
Ensure guests know the real name and cross streets of the location. Using vanity addresses only (i.e. 1 Rockefeller Center, 2 Times Square) is particularly unhelpful.

Entrance or Floor
If the building entrance or room is tricky to find, remember to include helpful information for finding the meeting location in the calendar invite as well.

Your Turn

What do you think? Would killer calendar invites help you save time? Do you include these elements in the calendar invites you create? Have you taught your students this important skill? Any other useful tips?

If you're an innovative educator that strives to do killer work, you can read other posts outlining how. Check out how to write a killer Tweet, how to create a killer blog post, how to host a killer ed chat, how to create a killer school website, and how to give a killer presentation.

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