Good morning from Maine where we’ve finally had a nice stretch of summer weather, if you ignore yesterday’s rain. This week was full of bike rides, a backyard camping trip with my daughters, and general summer fun. I hope that you’ve had an equally great week. 

Besides the fun mentioned above, I spent a lot of time working on the backend of to get it ready to load my courses into a new format that will truly be on-demand. In the meantime, you can still access all of the courses in their current version right here

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. Five Wolfram Alpha Tutorials for Teachers

2. A New Google Classroom Control Over Assignment Submissions

3. Using AI for Creating Formative Assessments

4. 71 Google Slides Tutorials

5. Five Resources for Teaching and Learning About Copyright

6. Four Dozen Google Forms Tutorials

7. Five Tools for Creating Automatically Scored Formative Assessments

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Self-paced Courses You Can Start Today

On Practical Ed Tech I have self-paced courses that you can start today and finish at your own pace. 
Workshops and Keynotes
If you’d like to have me speak at your school or conference, please send me an email at richardbyrne (at) or fill out the form on this page.  

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