As an Instructional Technology Specialist, it’s my job to help teachers find relevant technology resources, provide them with the latest tips and tricks, as well as ideas on how to integrate all of this into their day to day teaching. One resource I think is worth it’s weight in gold is Richard Byrne’s website/blog titled Free Technology For Teachers. I follow freetech4teachers on Facebook so that I don’t have to think about navigating to his site.. it comes to me! His goal is to share information about FREE resources that teachers can use in their classrooms and well over 25,000 daily subscribers have realized the value he brings to teaching!
Richard is a full time high school US History and Civics teacher at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in South Paris, ME. He previously taught courses in global studies and English/ Language Arts. He has won multiple awards, has presented at numerous conferences, including ISTE, and was named Tech & Learning Magazine’s one of 30 To Watch for the Future of Ed Tech.. !
Richard believes that “… when used correctly, technology has the power to improve student engagement and student achievement. I also believe that technology gives teachers the ability to form powerful, global, professional learning communities.”
Take advantage of Richard’s endless amount of free resources, downloads, tutorials, and ideas by visiting his site.. You’ll be hard pressed to leave!