Senate Bills 632 and 238

Senate Bill 632 provides for surveillance cameras to be placed in special education classroom under very specific criteria. The request must be made from a parent or guardian of a student in the classroom, an educator or aide working in the classroom, or a member of the school or district

Senate Bill 1

In the most recent legislative session, the West Virginia legislature passed several bills directly related to education. Senate Bill 1 provides for a tuition free education to obtain a certification or associate’s degree at one of the state’s public community and technical colleges. In-State residents who meet specific criteria would

Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather

West Virginia has made a change in the state law in relation to school instructional days and inclement weather. The changes in the law provide for school districts to provide Non-Traditional Instructional (NTI) days. These days provide for students to complete assignments as part of a “Snow Packet” from home

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

Microsoft’s recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn

Spring Valley High School has Launched a Podcast

I recently began a new job at Spring Valley High School in Huntington, WV as the Technology Systems Operator. One of the duties associated with this job is maintaining the school’s website. As part of that, I have worked with one of the assistant principals to launch the first official