New Leadership for Wayne County Schools w/Todd Alexander

New Leadership for Wayne County Schools Todd Alexander (Twitter, LinkedIn) is the current superintendent of Wayne County Schools in West Virginia. He was a classroom teacher and administrator with Cabell County Schools for twenty plus years before making the move to Wayne County. Todd was instrumental in the introduction of the ...
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What’s in Store for Cabell County Schools w/Ryan Saxe (Part 2)

What’s in Store for Cabell County Schools Today’s episode features part two of my conversation with Cabell County Schools Superintendent Ryan Saxe (Twitter). We talk about the biggest challenge he has faced during his first year, future initiatives planned for Cabell County Schools, other educators and administrators that inspired him ...
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What’s in Store for Cabell County Schools w/Ryan Saxe (Part 1)

What’s in Store for Cabell County Schools Today’s episode features part one of my conversation with Cabell County Schools Superintendent Ryan Saxe (Twitter). We talk about his return to West Virginia after a few years in Florida working for Manatee County Schools, the great things he has seen so far ...
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4th Grade Is Over w/Mikey Black

4th Grade is Over I’m joined on this episode by my son, Mikey. Mikey is 9, soon to be 10, and is just finishing up 4th grade. We discuss what it was like for him in 4th grade this year. He shares what he liked the most, what he disliked, ...
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What is a Freshman Academy and Why Should my High School Have One?

Freshman Academies: Today’s episode is a look at freshman academies and the impact they can have in a high school for the betterment of, not just the students, but the school as a whole. My guests are Bekka Atkins (email, Twitter) and Will Totten (email, Twitter, LinkedIn). Bekka Atkins is ...
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#PersonalizedPD w/Dr. Randall Sampson

Today’s episode features Dr. Randall Sampson returning to the show to share some of the great things he is doing to help educators personalize their professional development. He talks about using Flipgrid and Wakelet to curate reflections and content and how educators can earn graduate credit towards salary advancement and ...
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Wins and Losses w/Phil Strunk

Today’s episode features Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk). Phil is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. He is also the host of the Wins and Losses podcast (https://winsandlosses.podbean.com) and founder of the #waledchat on Twitter. Phil, despite being early in his career, has a tremendous ...
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Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 3 w/Tamara Westfall

Today’s episode is the final in a three part series on Coding and Computer Science Education. Today’s guest is Tamara Westfall. She is a Physics and Forensics teacher at Huntington High School in Huntington, WV. She has been working to directly implement aspects of coding and computer science into her ...
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Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/Teena Hine

Today’s episode is part two in the series focused on coding and computer science education. The guest today is Teena Hine (@STEAMPoweredWV). Teena is a third grade teacher and technology integration specialist at Tomahawk Intermediate School in Berkeley County, WV. She joins the show today to talk about some of ...
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Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 1 w/Cindy Modecki

This episode is the first of three in a series looking at coding and computer science education by speaking with three educators from West Virginia who are implementing coding into their classrooms and schools. Today’s episode features Cindy Modecki (@ReadingCindy), a Technology Integration Specialist at North Elementary School in Morgantown, ...
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