Staff Development vs. Professional Learning

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/ec08f878-1deb-4672-8536-68ed108aa7e4.mp3Teachers across the world are required each year to complete a specific number of hours of “professional” or “staff development.” Many times they are all funneled into a single room …

Minecraft: Education Edition

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/41a5d9db-2bab-4bb7-a4aa-7f2dde385b8c.mp3 How do we get Minecraft: Education Edition? West Virginia If you’re an educator in West Virginia then you may be aware that in June of 2018, the West Virginia …

What Does Effective PD Look Like? with the #BowTieTechGuys

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/b258653f-bbf7-4189-8c5e-6880d634148f.mp3Today‚Äôs episode features the #BowTieTechGuys, Kevin Sears and Luke Swiney, Technology Coordinators/Coaches for Jackson County Schools, taking part in a discuss on what effective PD should look like. They share …

Welcome to The GRIND! w/Dr. Randall Sampson

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/217f3223-0e84-466d-bb8c-09eac53192e8.mp3Dr. Randall Sampson immigrated to the United States from South Africa and has worked to build a career as a strong influencer in education. He was a classroom teacher and …

Successful Technology in West Virginia Classrooms w/Mark Moore

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/0eb1d4cc-3144-438b-abec-57dbd2407299.mp3Mark Moore is a Coordinator in the Office of Technology Integration and Support at the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). Mark is one of the primary professional development folks …