108 – Google Calendar

Drops down a further 13 places in 2019

Google Calendar is a time-management web and mobile application created by Google for personal or collaborative use.

Website: google.com/calendar
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2019: 58
Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2019: 
Top 100 Tools for Higher Education 2019: 

Past Overall Rankings
2017: 95    2017: 81      2016: 134    2015: –       2014: –      2013: –
2012: –       2011: 82     2010: 53      2009: 50     2008: 29   2007: 36


Comments from some of those who selected Google Calendar as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2019

  • “just to keep up” Training specialist, USA

Previous comments

  • “I can share calendar data across platforms.” Anon, USA
  • “Because I use Google to organize my days with meetings and tasks, it works for me to plan my personal learning into Google. I have a different blog on my calendar at the end of each work day, on a two-week rotation. I also use it to schedule time to pursue other learning goals and projects.” L&D Specialist, USA, 2016
  • “a fantastic time-management tool and it’s available everywhere” Bill Miller
  • “is the tool I used for my personal calendar. I can access my calendar wherever I am and many applications, such as the Mozilla Calendar extension, even allow to integrate your Google Calendar into other tools” Guy Boulet
  • “where would I be without Google Calendar and it’s mobile alerts?” Nick Hood
  • “One of the main reasons I like Google Calendar is that it was easy to embed into my website. I put all the student assignments and other events on the calendar. Color coding allows a quick visual cue so that students (and parents) can easily distinguish scheduled quizzes and tests, daily assignments, and other events. ” Don Simmons
  • “Managing a number of calendars in one without sharing was a pain before Google Calendars. Now I can share parts of a calendar with some, keep some private and we can all be on the same page.” Kevin Jones

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