Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology

Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology https://t.co/UYOulWObGj via @eschoolnews — Anna Johansson (@Number1AnnaJo) May 8, 2017 Anna Johansson looks at 5 myths that a lot of educators have used to argue against incorporating more technology into their classroom. Each of these five were reasons that I heard in my own experiences as a teacher and … Continue reading “Debunked: 5 myths about classroom technology”

The Randall Black Show Trailer

https://pinecast.com/listen/7b5015c9-2107-4baa-b5e8-1cfe0858b4bf.mp3The Randall Black Show will be launching very soon. This trailer it to let everyone know about the show and what to expect from it as I progress in this endeavor. Keep coming back to https://randallblackshow.com for more details and episodes as they begin to roll out on on May 15, 2017.

Chrome Extensions: Handy Tools or an Admin’s Biggest Nightmare?

Google Chrome is my default browser at work. I use it every day on my Windows 10 device because of it’s broader compatibility with various websites and web standards. I use several different Chrome extensions to make my job and life easier at times, but have recently had to combat them in the educational technology … Continue reading “Chrome Extensions: Handy Tools or an Admin’s Biggest Nightmare?”

Ways to “Filter” YouTube in the Classroom

YouTube is a tremendous site that offers up so much great, and sometimes not-so-great, content that can be used in the classroom. The problem is that there can be ads and links to other videos that may not be the best for the classroom. There are a few ways that you can combat this and … Continue reading “Ways to “Filter” YouTube in the Classroom”

WVDE Spring Network Designs and TSS Workshop – Fairmont, WV – April 4 &5, 2017

On April 4 & 5, 2017, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) hosted the Spring Network Designs and TSS Workshop at the High Technology Foundation in Fairmont, WV. The agenda for the event covered some great topics from Blended Learning, Office 365, wireless network innovations, URCast, Azure & Windows Security, Meraki, Apple, and ethics … Continue reading “WVDE Spring Network Designs and TSS Workshop – Fairmont, WV – April 4 &5, 2017”