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 … Continue reading “WV Board of Education Policies on Comment”

Telling your Story as an Educator w/Mat Deveaney

https://pinecast.com/listen/3a408659-fd16-4809-9d6c-77f765d40068.mp3On today’s episode I’m joined by Mat Deveaney (@TheMrDevizzle). Mat grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania and now teaches 8th grade math at Weir Middle School in Weirton, WV. We discuss how educators can share their story and how that he is doing so daily with his Vlog on YouTube. I share several responses from the … Continue reading “Telling your Story as an Educator w/Mat Deveaney”

No Guest Needed! Various Topics, News, and Podcasts

https://pinecast.com/listen/43789e91-433a-4bd5-a9d5-ab1c98a8cd01.mp3No guest needed today. I look at a few different topics and things on my mind. First is a look at Microsoft Teams and the role it can play in a classroom. Second I’ll be talking about the case of the missing iPads in Kanawha County, WV (WSAZ News story – http://tinyurl.com/KCiPads). I’m going to … Continue reading “No Guest Needed! Various Topics, News, and Podcasts”

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 … Continue reading “Putnam County Schools Desktop Wallpapers”

Technology in the Music Classroom w/John Shawler and Highlights from #WVSTC17

https://pinecast.com/listen/ff500e2d-9b88-4f88-93b0-35835ce2927f.mp3Today’s episode of The Randall Black Show features John Shawler. John Shawler is the Band Director at Winfield Middle School in Winfield, WV. He recently presented on Tech Tools in the Music Classroom at the West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference and shares some of that same information on this episode. Also on today’s episode, several … Continue reading “Technology in the Music Classroom w/John Shawler and Highlights from #WVSTC17”

Reflecting on Time in West Virginia w/Dr. Michael Martirano

https://pinecast.com/listen/58d82c0b-58e3-4f44-b314-44f63bc9e087.mp3Dr. Michael Martirano (@mjmsuper on Twitter) was the 30th West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools and currently the Interim Superintendent for Howard County Public Schools System in Maryland. On the podcast, Dr. Martirano looks back at his time serving in the State of West Virginia and looks forward to what his future might hold. Randall … Continue reading “Reflecting on Time in West Virginia w/Dr. Michael Martirano”