Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

https://pinecast.com/listen/5886d145-9d61-4e18-b2e7-e5fa6602cdb0.mp3Microsoft’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 and use Code Builder. They … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included”

Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 3 w/Tamara Westfall

https://pinecast.com/listen/e643a8d0-ae43-44a9-b834-8ae8d56c9fc0.mp3Today’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 classroom while also sponsoring the … Continue reading “Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 3 w/Tamara Westfall”

Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/Teena Hine

https://pinecast.com/listen/f0d6e1b2-310f-4243-97ca-5c97168575ca.mp3Today’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 the great things she is … Continue reading “Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/Teena Hine”

Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 1 w/Cindy Modecki

https://pinecast.com/listen/354db4ba-42e8-4c25-9a72-d110eee11239.mp3This 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, WV. She shares her experiences … Continue reading “Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 1 w/Cindy Modecki”

Coding and Computer Science in Education Series: Trailer

https://pinecast.com/listen/d6e2dc7c-470f-4b60-86eb-3bd4e4873189.mp3Coming soon, The Randall Black Show will be sharing three episodes in a series on Coding and Computer Science Education. This three part series will feature three WV Educators sharing their experiences in implementing coding and computer science education into their classrooms and schools. The educators sharing their experiences are: Cindy Modecki – North Elementary School, … Continue reading “Coding and Computer Science in Education Series: Trailer”

Coding, Drones, and 1:1 w/Rich Senatore

https://pinecast.com/listen/70a8d44d-0739-4133-b8aa-e0bc4823e9dd.mp3Rich Senatore works as a Technology Integration Specialist at Mylan Park and Suncrest Elementary Schools. Rich has background as a physical education teacher but has expanded and included technology topics such as coding, drones, Chromebooks, G-Suite for Education, and others into his area of expertise for Monongalia County Schools. On this episode we discuss his … Continue reading “Coding, Drones, and 1:1 w/Rich Senatore”