Richard Byrne is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the blog "Free technology for teachers". He taught for eight and a half years at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in South Paris, ME and during that time he piloted 1:1 laptop use before the program went school-wide. Richard also coordinated a "laptop squad" to support teachers' use of laptops in their classrooms and also served on a number of curriculum and assessment committees. He has been invited to speak at events all over North America, Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. His work is focused on sharing free web-based resources that educators can use to enhance their students’ learning experiences.
Latest post: Three Good Places to Find Art Lessons
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art: check out the lessons plan page
- MoMA (Museum of Modern Art): online resources for teaching art lessons + lesson plans collection
- ArtBabble: video website designed and maintained by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, with the purpose to provide a place for people to learn about the creation of art, artists, and collections through quality video productions.