Regardless of the content we teach and the age of our students, there are challenges that are common to all of us. In this upbeat presentation I outline those challenges and share the best resources and strategies for tackling them. Some of challenges I’ll tackle in this presentation include building relationships with stakeholders, Internet filtering policies, and creating engaging projects for all learners.
About the presenter:
Richard Byrne is best known in the educational technology community for his award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. On a daily basis Richard’s blog Free Technology for Teachers reaches a subscriber base of more than 49,000 educators. In addition to writing Free Technology for Teachers, Richard writes a monthly column for School Library Journal, is a contributing author to What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, has written for Teacher Librarian, and recently launched Android 4 Schools. Richard has presented at conferences and at schools across North America and Europe. Richard’s work is focused on sharing free web-based resources that educators can use to enhance their students’ learning experiences.
Richard became a Google Certified Teacher in 2009. In 2010 he was the runner-up for ACTEM’s (Association of Computer Teachers and Educators in Maine) educator of the year award. Tech & Learning Magazine named Richard one of their “people to watch” in their 100@30 30th Anniversary celebration (http://techlearning.com/article/...).
Richard was a high school social studies teacher for eight years before becoming a full-time writer and speaker.
Richard lives and works in the greater Portland, Maine area.
Teacher. Speaker. Writer. Google Certified Teacher. My dog thinks I'm cool. http://android4schools.com bio from Twitter
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