Google and Synergy


Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox

Your Gmail inbox should not be the final resting place for all your old emails. An inbox with thousands of emails is a sign that you are not as organized as you could be.

Whenever you receive an email, you should read it then make a decision:

Some students receive hundreds of emails because Google Classroom sends them notifications every time a teacher updates something on their Google Classroom.

Are these notifications helpful?

Lesson Steps

  1. Go to the waffle and open your Gmail.
  2. Clean out your inbox. (Delete any old emails that no longer require your attention.)

Self Check

Did you clean out all your old emails?

  • If so, take the quiz at the bottom of this page.
  • If not, raise your hand and ask for help.

Instructions for the Quiz

Answer the questions.