Two EdTech Guys Take Questions and Share Cool Stuff: Webinars

Why spend a half hour on a webinar late in the week? Because with Rushton and Richard (and sometimes friends they bring along to help), you'll find some genuine fun while getting good ideas for what you do. And if you have a burning question, they're happy to grapple with it for you!

Richard Byrne (on Twitter, at his world-famous blog)

Rushton Hurley (on Twitter, at his not-wildly-famous blog)

Upcoming

Two EdTech Guys Take Questions and Share Cool Stuff, Episode 35

In this episode, Richard (@rmbyrne) and Rushton (@rushtonh) bring some cool stuff to share and answer your questions. Curious how to make something work in an online setting? Or perhaps just about teaching and life? You'll get some ideas from folks with plenty of experience in this space.

Register for free: Thursday, April 15th, at 1:00p Pacific / 4:00p Eastern

Previously

Episode 34

In this April 1st episode, Richard and Rushton shared several resources (see below), along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Threadit (Richard) from 11:04
* Blob Opera (Rushton) from 18:30
* Amazing Wall-Climbing Catch (Rushton) from 19:37

Episode 33

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Wordtune and the award-winning A Concerto is a Conversation video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Wordtune (Richard) from 11:43
* A Concerto is a Conversation (composer and grandpa video) (Rushton) from 21:21

Episode 32

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared ~ and the award-winning Hair Love video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Scene from Knight Lab (Richard) from 12:58
* Grow by Studio Roosengaarde (Rushton) from 20:08

Episode 31

In this February episode, Richard and Rushton shared Richard's post on creating QR codes, MIT App Inventor, and the award-winning Hair Love video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Richard's post on creating QR codes (Richard) from 12:20
* MIT App Inventor (Richard) from 14:26
* Hair Love (animated short) (Rushton) from 22:15

Episode 30

In this first episode of 2021, Richard and Rushton shared the Mote Chrome extension and the Year in Search 2020 video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Mote Chrome extension (Richard) from 12:40
* Google Year in Search 2020 video (Rushton) from 25:48

Episode 29

In this last episode of 2020, Richard and Rushton shared Keeping Kids in Motion, an innovative Christmas gift idea, and our service contest winner, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Keeping Kids in Motion (Richard) from 10:17
* Innovative Charities Christmas Gift Idea (Rushton) from 21:09
* Cookies for Tanzania (Service via Video '20 winner) (Rushton) from 22:58

Episode 28

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Pick Your Plate and Learn by Rick Mereki, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Pick Your Plate (Richard) from 8:28
* Learn by Rick Mereki (Rushton) from 18:13

Episode 27

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Knowt and The Memory Project, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Knowt (Richard) from 13:55
* The Memory Project (Rushton) from 18:41

Episode 26

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared a Styx-student pairing, The Great Thanksgiving Listen, and Magic Wheelchair, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Tommy Shaw of Styx and a student orchestra (Richard) from 9:36
* The Great Thanksgiving Listen (Richard) from 12:12
* Magic Wheelchair (Rushton) from 20:20

Episode 25

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Mapping the Thanksgiving Harvest and Cake4Kids, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Mapping the Thanksgiving Harvest (Richard) from 11:35
* Cake4Kids (Rushton) from 22:42

Episode 24

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared PhotoScissors and Web Captioner, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* PhotoScissors (Richard) from 10:04
* Web Captioner (Rushton) from 19:22

Episode 23

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Poll Everywhere Google Slides Add-on and the Yes I Can 2016 Paralympics promo video (crazy amazing!), along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Poll Everywhere Google Slides Add-On (Richard) from 15:48
* Yes I Can Paralympics promo (Rushton) from 22:07

Episode 22

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Canva (Recording Studio) and The Land of Skate (from the organization Skateistan), along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Canva (Recording Studio) (Richard) from 12:30
* Land of Skate (Rushton) from 20:40

Episode 21

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Stanford Libraries Fair Use page, the custom gallery view option in Zoom, and the polling info from RealClear Politics, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Stanford Libraries Fair Use page (Richard) from 11:17
* Zoom Custom Gallery View info (Rushton) from 20:31
* RealClear Politics latest polls (Rushton) from 22:20

Episode 20

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Fall Foliage Map and the new Prezi Video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Spot the Troll (Richard) from 14:35
* The English Language Project (Rushton) from 21:15

Episode 19

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Fall Foliage Map and the new Prezi Video, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Fall Foliage Map (Richard) from 8:10
* Prezi Video (Rushton) from 15:48

Episode 18

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Whiteboard.chat and a very impressive video by talented middle school teacher Eric Cross, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Whiteboard.chat (Richard) from 11:54
* Eric Cross' microbiomes video (Rushton) from 21:51

Episode 17

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared PhET and Marble Machine by Wintergatan, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* PhET Interactive Simulations (Richard) from 12:23
* Marble Machine by Wintergatan (Rushton) from 23:51

Episode 16

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared TeacherMade and Quizizz Lessons, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* TeacherMade (Richard) from 16:53
* Quizizz Lessons (Rushton) from 19:20

Episode 15

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Factitious Pandemic Edition and the new app Unrulr, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Factitious, Pandemic Edition (Richard) from 14:55
* Unrulr (Rushton) from 22:25

Episode 14

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Phidgets and a rockin' Zoom Breakout Rooms tip, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the episode.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* Phidgets (Richard) from 12:03
* Zoom Breakout Room tip (Rushton) from 24:11

Episode 13

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared iNaturalist and the Hey You! Project (advice for teens), along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Lots of questions, and these cool shares:
* iNaturalist (Richard) from 14:08
* Hey You! Project (Rushton) from 22:25

Episode 12

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the National Zoo's Educational Activities You Can Do at Home, and the Great Big Story videos site, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 11

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Acoustic Atlas for Montana's ecosystems, and OK Go Sandbox for STEM lessons tied to that band's videos, along with the many cool things that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 10

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the Digital Public Library of America, Kinder Rockets, and all the cool stuff that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 9

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared Pixabay Music, the 5-Day Teacher Challenge, and all the cool stuff that came up during the questions. You're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 8

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared the free-for-reuse sets from the Library of Congress, along with the research game Naraview. They also answered questions on screensharing, screen time, slides, and more, and you're welcome to send your own for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 7

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared an upgraded screencasting app from Loom for iPads and iPhones, as well as a photo contest winners site that explores work and careers in stunning visuals. The guys also had plenty of ideas for questions the mountain of questions sent in over the week, and you're welcome to send your own question for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 6

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared a student-created site for sharing lessons and helping charities, along with an online exhibit from an art gallery that can be used to engage your students as part of the lesson. They also had plenty of ideas for questions that have been sent in over the last week, and you're welcome to send your own question for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat.

Episode 5

In this episode, Richard and Rushton shared resources that you'll want to tell friends about, even if it's simply as fodder for a good happy hour conversation. They also had plenty of ideas for questions that have been sent in over the last week, and you're welcome to send your own question for next week's episode! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat transcript.

Episode 4

In this episode, we looked at Video Puppet and a collection of fifteen amazing Street View exploration possibilities for your students, as well as answering plenty of questions! Click below for the recording, or here for the slides, and here for the links from the chat transcript.

Episode 3

Richard was snowed in without power, so Holly Clark and Jesse Lubinsky joined Rushton in sharing cool stuff and offering up answers to questions we've been receiving. Enjoy the recording, below, and feel free to look at those resources in more detail, check out the slides, or try the links we shared in the chat.

Episode 2

Richard and Rushton share Wheel of Names, Book Creator, and a check-in survey for your students. Enjoy the recording, below, and feel free to look at those resources in more detail, check out the slides, or try the links we shared in the chat.

Episode 1

Richard Byrne (@rmbyrne) of Free Tech for Teachers and Rushton Hurley of Next Vista for Learning in their first episode shared audio, tutorial, tips, and answers to questions sent their way. These are both people who keep a foot in the in-person and online teaching worlds, and they invite you each week to grab your favorite hot drink and join them for ideas and some fun! For this episode, click here for the slides, and here for the links form the chat transcript.