Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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    Annotate is an interactive whiteboard with huge educational potential. It lets you "remotely control your computer, and wirelessly present and annotate without turning your back to your students"…. ….read more
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    Google Meet announced the expected release of a host of interesting new features that will transform  the whole video conferencing experience particularly for us in education. The new features… ….read more
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    The new BeInternetAwesome curriculum, as communicated in a tweet by Google for Education, is now available for free download. This resource is a fruit of collaboration between Google, the Net Safety… ….read more
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    Like Google Workspace, Google Chat is now available for free on personal accounts. This is big news for us in education. Its communicative and collaborative features can be used for a wide variety of… ….read more
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    We are back to you with another Apps Gone Free series. The collection below features 5 educational apps that are free today and only for a limited period of time. Some of the things you can do with… ….read more

Free Technology For Teachers

  • by Richard Byrne
    Two weeks ago in my Practical Ed Tech Newsletter I outlined six things to try when a website or web app isn't working as you expected it to. Based on click-through, that was my most popular newsletter of the year! For those who haven't seen it, the handout from that edition of the newsletter is […]
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    In the last week or so I've had a couple of people ask me how I create the thumbnail images for my YouTube videos. I make all of my thumbnail images, AKA cover images, from a simple template found in Canva. I use Canva templates because they are formatted for the exact dimensions that YouTube […]
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    During a webinar that I hosted earlier today the topic of Google Sites access settings came up. That topic usually does come up whenever I talk about using Google Sites with students. It comes up because just as there is a difference between publishing and sharing Google Documents there is a difference between publishing and […]
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    My school year ended last week and I'm looking forward to doing some things that I didn't have time for during the last crazy months of the school year. One of those things is reading some books at a leisurely pace. For those of you who are planning to do the same this summer, here […]
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    The Tour de France begins at the end of this week. As an avid cyclist I enjoy watching it and I find that it provides some neat opportunities for science, health, and physical education lessons. Here are some of my go-to resources for teaching and learning about the Tour de France.The Science of Bicycles and […]