Free Technology for Teachers: Pizza, Cats, and Videos

Good morning from Maine where we’re going to enjoy a nice long weekend of riding our bikes, raking some leaves, and visiting Storyland one last time before it closes for the winter. I hope that you have a great weekend!

If your weekend plans include catching up on some ed tech news, take a look at the list of this week’s most popular posts. 

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. Tutorials for Getting Started With the Smithsonian Learning Lab

2. The Science of Pizza, Diets, and the Esophagus

3. How to Create Green Screen Videos in Canva

4. The DMCA Scam Returns in the Form of Nationwide Legal Services

5. A Great Alternative to Quizlet

6. Updated – Screencasting on Chromebooks – Built-in Tool vs. Third-party Tools

7. An October Video Project – Halloween Safety

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  • The Practical Ed Tech Newsletter comes out every Sunday evening/ Monday morning. It features my favorite tip of the week and the week’s most popular posts from Free Technology for Teachers.
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  • I’ve been Tweeting as @rmbyrne for fifteen years. 
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