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Earlier this week the featured document from the U.S. National Archives was a drawing of the Matinicus Rock Lighthouse on the coast of Maine. The drawing is one of many in the Designs for Democracy series published by the National Archives.Designs for Democracyis an online exhibit created by theNational Archives and Records Administration. The exhibit features drawings sketches and pictures that demonstrate the creativity and ingenuity of Americans through history. The exhibit is divided…

Earlier this week the featured document from the U.S. National Archives was a drawing of the Matinicus Rock Lighthouse on the coast of Maine. The drawing is one of many in the Designs for Democracy series published by the National Archives.Designs for Democracyis an online exhibit created by theNational Archives and Records Administration. The exhibit features drawings sketches and pictures that demonstrate the creativity and ingenuity of Americans through history. The exhibit is divided…

Elegance Creek- Kitsap County- The fall is divided in two by a jutting piece of basalt at the rim. The falls crash into a small splash pool in a small grotto, framed by fallen cedar trees and green rock walls.

Elegance Creek- Kitsap County- The fall is divided in two by a jutting piece of basalt at the rim. The falls crash into a small splash pool in a small grotto, framed by fallen cedar trees and green rock walls.

Famous landmark: The White Cliffs of Dover, with a lighthouse on top, seen from the car ferry port.

The crumbling cliffs of Dover: Now France is even further away as thousands of tons of chalk crash into sea as winter takes its toll

Famous landmark: The White Cliffs of Dover, with a lighthouse on top, seen from the car ferry port.

A mosaic depicting the Pharos of Alexandria, from Olbia, Libya c. 4th century AD.The Lighthouse of Alexandria, was a lofty tower built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom  280 - 247 BC. With a height variously estimated at 120 - 140 m, it was one of the tallest structures on Earth for many centuries. Badly damaged by three earthquakes between 956 and 1323, it then became an abandoned ruin. In 1994, French archeologists discovered some remains of the lighthouse on the floor of Alexandria’s Eastern…

A mosaic depicting the Pharos of Alexandria, from Olbia, Libya c. 4th century AD.The Lighthouse of Alexandria, was a lofty tower built by the Ptolemaic Kingdom 280 - 247 BC. With a height variously estimated at 120 - 140 m, it was one of the tallest structures on Earth for many centuries. Badly damaged by three earthquakes between 956 and 1323, it then became an abandoned ruin. In 1994, French archeologists discovered some remains of the lighthouse on the floor of Alexandria’s Eastern…

Plus-sized model Ashley Graham rocks tiny bikini in 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit ad - Sports Illustrated/.

Plus-sized model Ashley Graham rocks tiny bikini in 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit ad

Plus-sized model Ashley Graham rocks tiny bikini in 'Sports Illustrated' swimsuit ad - Sports Illustrated/.

Land's End (Cornish: Penn an Wlas or Pedn an Wlas) is a headland and holiday complex in western Cornwall, It is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England, is within the Penwith peninsula and is about eight miles (13 km) west-southwest of Penzance at the starting and finishing point of the A30 road.   Land's End has a particular resonance because it is often used to suggest distance. Land's End to John o' Groats in Scotland is a distance of 838 miles (1,349 km) by road and this…

Land's End (Cornish: Penn an Wlas or Pedn an Wlas) is a headland and holiday complex in western Cornwall, It is the most westerly point of mainland Cornwall and England, is within the Penwith peninsula and is about eight miles (13 km) west-southwest of Penzance at the starting and finishing point of the A30 road. Land's End has a particular resonance because it is often used to suggest distance. Land's End to John o' Groats in Scotland is a distance of 838 miles (1,349 km) by road and this…

A Great Image

A Great Image

The calendar tells me that it is spring here in Maine but the weather tells me otherwise. We're expecting ten more inches of snow to fall overnight tonight. But that hasn't kept me from enjoying the outdoors as I did on Wednesday when I took a walk around Portland Head Light. Portland Head Light is just one of the many lighthouses near the site of this year's Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps. Almost half of the seats have been already been reserved for the Practical Ed Tech Chromebook Camp…

The calendar tells me that it is spring here in Maine but the weather tells me otherwise. We're expecting ten more inches of snow to fall overnight tonight. But that hasn't kept me from enjoying the outdoors as I did on Wednesday when I took a walk around Portland Head Light. Portland Head Light is just one of the many lighthouses near the site of this year's Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps. Almost half of the seats have been already been reserved for the Practical Ed Tech Chromebook Camp…

Sunset over Casco Bay.  Good evening from Maine where the sun is setting on the first month of 2017. It has been a busy month here at the Byrne Instructional Media LLC World Headquarters. Besides the usual blogging activities that you see here I hosted a series of Wednesday afternoon webinars taught a course spoke at a conference and made arrangements for this summer's Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps. And of course I tried to answer your email requests for ed tech help. You can always email…

Sunset over Casco Bay. Good evening from Maine where the sun is setting on the first month of 2017. It has been a busy month here at the Byrne Instructional Media LLC World Headquarters. Besides the usual blogging activities that you see here I hosted a series of Wednesday afternoon webinars taught a course spoke at a conference and made arrangements for this summer's Practical Ed Tech Summer Camps. And of course I tried to answer your email requests for ed tech help. You can always email…

Google Drive is the latest online file storage and backup service that is taking the Internet by storm. This helpful cheat sheet offers all the important keyboard shortcuts and tips to help you make the most of your Google Drive. If you find this cheat sheet helpful, take a second and share it with friends.

Google Drive Tips

Google Drive is the latest online file storage and backup service that is taking the Internet by storm. This helpful cheat sheet offers all the important keyboard shortcuts and tips to help you make the most of your Google Drive. If you find this cheat sheet helpful, take a second and share it with friends.

Apple and Chromebook Equivalences - If I'm Using x on the iPad, what can I use for the Chromebook?

Apple and Chromebook Equivalences - If I'm Using x on the iPad, what can I use for the Chromebook?

El FC es muy efectivo también con adultos. Algo similar he aplicado con alumnos universitarios. Digo similar porque no conocía este método y se parece a lo que yo llevaba a cabo.

El FC es muy efectivo también con adultos. Algo similar he aplicado con alumnos universitarios. Digo similar porque no conocía este método y se parece a lo que yo llevaba a cabo.

Examples of using Aurasma (Augmented Reality) in the elementary music classroom to explore composers and listen to gifted young performers. Aurasma is free for iPad and web site. Video examples included. QR codes... so last year! :)

Examples of using Aurasma (Augmented Reality) in the elementary music classroom to explore composers and listen to gifted young performers. Aurasma is free for iPad and web site. Video examples included. QR codes... so last year! :)

A beginner's guide to exploring the Smokies on Roadtrippers

A beginner's guide to exploring the Smokies

A beginner's guide to exploring the Smokies on Roadtrippers

Free Technology for Teachers: Travel the Iditarod Race in Google Street View

Free Technology for Teachers: Travel the Iditarod Race in Google Street View

Infografía: Toda la verdad sobre el aprendizaje de las lenguas extranjeras. Muy interesante. En inglés. ¡Dice que el español es la lengua más fácil para hablar! ¡Anímate! #learn #spanish #kids

Infografía: Toda la verdad sobre el aprendizaje de las lenguas extranjeras. Muy interesante. En inglés. ¡Dice que el español es la lengua más fácil para hablar! ¡Anímate! #learn #spanish #kids