Good morning from Maine where it is still dark as I draft this blog post. In fact, it will be dark for at least another hour. The late sunrise is the only thing that I dislike about this time of year in Maine. Except for the big oak tree in my front yard, all of the leaves on the trees have changed color, the temperatures are a pleasant range of 50-60F, and there’s lots of fun to be had outside. We’ll be playing in the big leaf piles in our yard today. I hope that you do something fun today too.
As I do every week, I’ve assembled a list of the most popular posts of the week. Take a look and see if there’s something interesting that you missed earlier in the week.
These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. An Overview of Google Forms Quiz Settings
2. Samsung Solve for Tomorrow – A Great STEM Contest for Students!
3. Life on Minimum Wage – A Personal Economics Simulation Game
4. Ten Skills Students Can Learn from Google’s Applied Digital Skills Lessons
5. The United Nations Explained for Kids
6. Gary Paulsen Talks About Reading and Writing
7. I’m Feeling Lucky – A Google Earth Lesson
Other Places to Follow Me:
- 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.
- My YouTube channel has more than 38,000 subscribers watching my short tutorial videos on a wide array of educational technology tools.
- I’ve been Tweeting as @rmbyrne for fourteen years.
- The Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page features new and old posts from this blog throughout the week.
- If you’re curious about my life outside of education, you can follow me on Instagram or Strava.
This post originally appeared on FreeTech4Teachers.com. If you see it elsewhere, it has been used without permission. Sites that steal my (Richard Byrne’s) work include CloudComputin and WayBetterSite. Featured image captured by Richard Byrne.