Email Digests

If your email inbox is getting out of control, a simple way to reduce the volume is to receive email lists in digest form.  Google groups, such as the BPS Want Ads, can be set to send you a single email each day with the day’s activity.  Digests also eliminate graphics, a bonus if you are reading your emails on a mobile device.  To see the original emails with all of the graphics, simply click on the email subject to be directed to the original format.

  1. Sign in to Google Chrome under your BPS account.
  2. Navigate to
  3. Click on My Groups
  4. If you don’t see the BPS Public Groups, click on to toggle between your personal groups and the district groups.
  5. Use the drop-down menu to select Digest Email. Your changes will be saved automatically.

Remember that since you receive only one email daily, you should not use digest mode for any group where timely receipt and response to emails is required.

A quick video tutorial is included below.

For help with managing digital workflow, Google Apps, iPad Foundational Apps, or other technology integration, please email me at or set up an appointment through the Book Now link in the right sidebar.

About Diana Marcus

Mobile Learning Coach and Educator Evaluation Support for Burlington Public Schools (MA)
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