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Richard Byrne is the President of Byrne Instructional Media, LLC. which manages multiple websites and training programs for teachers. Richard is a former high school social studies teacher best known for developing the award-winning blog Free Technology for Teachers. His work is focused on helping teachers use technology to improve their students’ learning experiences.
Richard’s print work includes columns for School Library Journal, contributing author to What School Leaders Need to Know About Digital Technologies and Social Media, and articles for Teacher Librarian.
Richard is a five time winner of the Edublogs Award for Best Resource Sharing Blog. Richard is a Google Certified Teacher. He has received awards and recognitions for his work from many organizations including the California State University’s chancellor’s office. He is also a past finalist for ACTEM’s educator of the year award. And Tech & Learning Magazine called Richard one of their “people to watch” for the future of educational technology.
He has worked with schools and spoken at conferences on six continents and would gladly speak in Antarctica too. Richard lives in Maine with his family, their aloof cat and their loyal dogs.
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