Randall Black

Educator, EdTech Specialist, & Podcaster

Author: Randall Black

#waledchat – Wins and Losses Twitter Chat

If you have the chance, join a new friend of mine, Mr. Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk), on the new Twitter chat he has started called #waledchat. The name comes from a podcast and blog (Wins and Losses) he started this school year as a means of reflecting as an educator and highlighting both the good and

Certify’Em Add-On for Google Forms

I recently learned of a great add-on for Google Forms while listening to The House of #EdTech podcast. Certify’em allows a Form creator to automatically issue out certificates to those who complete a quiz, test, or assessment created in Forms. This add-on is currently free and offers up several free templates to use for your

Windows 10 Take a Test App

Click this link to test the Windows 10 Take a Test App Microsoft introduced the Take a Test App with the Anniversary Update to Windows 10 in the summer of 2016. This feature allows for a secure environment where the user can only access the provided link or software/app to complete an assessment. To test

WV Board of Education Policies on Comment

The following policies are out for comment from the West Virginia Board of Education until 12/11/2017: POLICY 2510 – Assuring the Quality of Education: Regulations for Education Programs  Proposed Changes Comment Form POLICY 2460 – Educational Purpose and Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources, Technologies and the Internet Proposed Changes Comment Form Take the time to

Podcast, Blog, and Health Updates

Some of my podcast listeners and blog readers may not know about the tale that was my summer.  It was trying, tested my resolve, and I have come back out better on the other side. So let me quickly share some of that with you today in order to understand some of the inconsistencies that

International Podcast Day

Putnam County Schools Desktop Wallpapers

Feel free to download and use any of these wallpapers for your own computers. They are 1920 x 1080 in resolution. This is the current wallpaper for elementary students and Windows 10 lock screen for all student Windows 10 machines. Putnam County Schools Lock Screen & Wallpaper Below are the desktop wallpapers currently used for

#Phishing Attempts are Lame

I received these voicemail messages over several months and I thought I would share it. These are some of the lamest attempts I have ever heard at a phishing scam. I sincerely hope that no one has fallen for this garbage and actually been a victim. This one was too obvious to NOT be a

#EdCampLdrOH – My FIRST EdCamp Experience

On June 30, 2017, I had the opportunity to attend my first #EdCamp event in #EdCampLdrOH at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, OH. I came out of this event knowing that I had made the best decision in attending. Below are links to the “Big Board” of sessions held at this event and a

#EdCampLdrOh – June 30, 2017

Upcoming on June 30, 2017 is EdCamp Leadership Ohio. The event is taking place at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, OH (just outside of Columbus). If you would like to attend, you can register here.   EdCampLdrOH on Twitter   Follow #EdCampLdrOH on Twitter

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