1. Classroom 2.0 Live with Richard Byrne


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    Classroom 2.0 Live Show Saturday January 8, 2011 Topic: Free Technology for Teachers Special Guest: Richard Byrne

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    • Three sources for public domain and Creative Commons licensed images | screencast tutorial


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      SLJ Cool Tools columnist Richard Byrne covers three sources for accessing free images, including how to search and download files, and how to cite CC-licensed photos For the complete article and…

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      • National Archives' Digital Vaults | screencast tutorial


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        Screencast by Richard Byrne, School Library Journal's Cool Tools columnist. For the complete article and more tips using technology in the classroom, visit http://www.thedigitalshift.com/category/opinion/cool-tools/.

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        • Tour of educational resource catalog OpenEd - Screencast tutorial


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          OpenEd, a free site launched in October, claims to be the world’s largest educational resource catalog. You can search for videos, games, and other educational material according to content…

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          • Screencast tutorial: EPUBReader for Firefox


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            SLJ's Cool Tools columnist Richard Byrne demoes the Firefox add-on that lets you read EPUB documents. See his column at http://www.thedigitalshift.com/2012/07/k-12/summertime-and-the-reading-is-easy-kick-back-with-a-good-ebook-app-or-two/

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            • Screencast tutorial: Vialogues


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              Richard Byrne, SLJ's Cool Tools columnist and award-winning blogger show how to use the web tool for hosting conversation around videos.

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              • Create Web-based student quizzes with Kahoot


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                Kahoot, a free service, builds quizzes that your students can access through any device with a web browser (iPad, Android device, Chromebook). Each question can include pictures and videos. As the…

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                • Screencast tutorial: dotEPUB


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                  Richard Byrne takes us step by step through dotEPUB, a free service for converting Web pages into EPUB or MOBI format for use on a Kindle device.

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                  • How to use classroom timers


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                    School Library Journal Cool Tools columnist Richard Byrne demonstrates a couple of timer applications.

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                    What are Tags?


                    Tags are keywords that describe videos. For example, a video of your Hawaiian vacation might be tagged with "Hawaii," "beach," "surfing," and "sunburn."