Good evening from Maine where it was a beautiful day for a walk in the woods. This week I had the privilege to work with teachers in the New York City Department of Education’s Assistive Technology Center. I also conducted a few webinars and Skyped with a high school class for their career day. Teaching and talking with teachers and students always energizes me. Thank you to all that invited me in this week whether virtually or in-person. And if you ever want me to speak to your group, please visit my speaking page or email me directly at richardbyrne (at) freetech4teachers.com
Here are this week’s most popular posts:
1. New Features Added to Google Classroom
2. Wiki Summarizer Can Help Students Start Their Research Projects
3. Use GoSoapBox to Survey Your Students In a Variety of Ways
4. Create Instructional Videos on Your Chromebook With Clarisketch
5. Canva Launches an iPad App for Creating Beautiful Infographics and Slides
6. How to Enable Offline Use of the Latest Version of Google Drive
7. Poll Your Students With Google+ Polls
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Practical Ed Tech is the brand through which I offer PD webinars.
IXL offers a huge assortment of mathematics lesson activities.
Typing Club offers free typing lessons for students.
Discovery Education & Wilkes University offer online courses for earning Master’s degrees in Instructional Media.
MasteryConnect provides a network for teachers to share and discover Common Core assessments.
The University of Maryland Baltimore County offers graduate programs for teachers.
Boise State University offers a 100% online program in educational technology.
EdTechTeacher is offers professional development workshops in Boston, Chicago, and Atlanta.
StoryBoard That is a great tool for creating comics and more.
BoomWriter and WordWriter are fantastic tools that help students develop their writing skills.