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 …

Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/f5fd003f-9046-4937-a6c1-0e8034e8eb8a.mp3West 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 …

Getting Started with Office 365

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/a9f75c48-ade6-4484-bc35-9391f5972ea6.mp3Microsoft’s Office 365 Education is an amazing platform that provides a lot of useful features and tools to educators and students. Great tools like Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Learning …

Believe! Achieve! Motivate! w/Jimmy Clayton (Part 2)

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/ad2bdb09-ce43-4182-b3a7-8974cf9ba2ed.mp3Believe! Achieve! Motivate! Today’s episode features Part 2 of my discussion with Jimmy Clayton (Twitter, LinkedIn), a retired educator and coach who spent 35 years working for Cabell County Schools in …

Believe! Achieve! Motivate! w/Jimmy Clayton (Part 1)

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/296b4d5e-0a72-4c70-a463-7eeb3028a625.mp3Believe! Achieve! Motivate! Jimmy Clayton (Twitter, LinkedIn) is a retired educator and coach. He spent 35 years working for Cabell County Schools in WV at Huntington East, Huntington, and Cabell Midland …