Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

  • by Educatorstechnology
    Talk and Comment is a chrome extension that enables you to record voice notes and share them almost anywhere on the web. As a teacher, you may want to install and use it to share audio feedback in… ….read more
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    In today's post we will dive in Chromebook accessibility features and share with you this handy text to speech tip we discovered through a tweet from Google for Education. As you probably know… ….read more
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    After sharing presentation templates, today's post features Google Docs templates that teachers and students can use for a wide variety of purposes. The purpose is to empower you with resources that… ….read more
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    Originality reports is a Google Drive feature introduced ┬áthat helps teachers conduct originality scans on students work. Instead of the traditional way of using Google Search to look for… ….read more
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    Grammatical errors, unlike spelling mistakes, are not always easily amenable to detection by built-in spell checkers. Their complex syntactic structure render them evasive linguistic elements. And… ….read more

Free Technology For Teachers

  • by Richard Byrne
    Yesterday afternoon I read an interesting article titled Belgian Farmer Accidentally Moves French Border. The whole story is almost exactly what the title says. A farmer moved a stone that was in his way when plowing a field. It just happened that the stone he moved is a marker for the border between two small […]
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    Thanks to where I live and the amount of time that I've spent hiking, camping, fly fishing I have slightly more experience seeing wildlife like bears and moose than the average person. Almost every night at dinner my three-year-old asks me to tell a story about seeing a bear, a moose, or other animal. But […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    This is an update to a blog post that I published six years ago on this topic. Some of the tools in the original post are either no longer available or have implemented a subscription-based business model.┬áComposing a story from scratch comes naturally to some people. For the rest of us, it can be a […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    Refining Google searches according to domain is one of my favorite ways to get students to look beyond the first couple of pages of their typical Google search queries. Students can specify site or domain in Google's advanced search menu to limit results to those that are only from top-level domains like .edu. They can […]
  • by Richard Byrne
    Last week my most popular post on Free Technology for Teachers was this one highlighting my favorite features of Google Workspaces that are frequently overlooked. Based on the response to that post and video I decided to do the same thing for Office 365 users. I don't use Office 365 products as much as I […]