Free Know-how for Academics: Paperwork, Maps, and Clocks


Good morning from Maine the place it’s unusually heat for November. There have been a few years previously when I’ve been snowboarding by this level within the fall. In the present day, we will the seashore! We cannot swim as a result of the water is kind of chilly regardless of the nice and cozy air temperature. As an alternative, we’ll have enjoyable exploring and searching for seashore treasures. However earlier than doing that we have now extra leaves to rake which is a unique type of enjoyable. I hope that regardless of the climate is wherever you might be on this planet that you’ve got a enjoyable and stress-free weekend!

This week the inaugural class of Animated Explanations started. I have been amazed at how many individuals signed-up for the category and the type suggestions that I’ve obtained to date. I am trying ahead to seeing how the second week goes. If it continues to go effectively, I’d run it once more later within the college yr. 

These had been the week’s hottest posts:
1. A New Main Supply Crowd-sourcing Venture from the Library of Congress

2. Easy methods to Make Multimedia Maps on Padlet

3. Easy methods to Create a Digital Map Assortment in Wakelet

4. The Finish of Daylight Saving Time is Close to…for this yr

5. Easy methods to Import PDFs Into E-book Creator Initiatives

6. Why We Procrastinate and Tricks to Cease Doing It

7. The Distinction Between Shares and Bonds

50 Tech Tuesday Suggestions!

50 Tech Tuesday Suggestions is an eBook that I created with busy tech coaches, tech integrators, and media specialists in thoughts. In it you may discover 50 concepts and tutorials that you should use as the premise of your personal quick PD classes. Get a duplicate as we speak!

Workshops and eBooks

If you would like to have me converse at your college or convention, please ship me an e-mail at richardbyrne (at) or fill out the shape on this web page. E-book me for this college yr and I am going to embrace copies of my eBook for the entire lecturers in your college. 
Different Locations to Comply with Me:

  • The Sensible Ed Tech Publication comes out each Sunday night/ Monday morning. It options my favourite tip of the week and the week’s hottest posts from Free Know-how for Academics.
  • My YouTube channel has greater than 43,000 subscribers watching my quick tutorial movies on a big selection of academic know-how instruments. 
  • I have been Tweeting as @rmbyrne for fifteen years. 
  • The Free Know-how for Academics Fb web page options new and outdated posts from this weblog all through the week. 
  • If you happen to’re interested in my life outdoors of training, you possibly can observe me on Strava.

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