Randall Black

Educator, EdTech Specialist, & Podcaster

Tag: Social Media

#EdCampLdrOH – My FIRST EdCamp Experience

On June 30, 2017, I had the opportunity to attend my first #EdCamp event in #EdCampLdrOH at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, OH. I came out of this event knowing that I had made the best decision in attending. Below are links to the “Big Board” of sessions held at this event and a

#EdCampLdrOh – June 30, 2017

Upcoming on June 30, 2017 is EdCamp Leadership Ohio. The event is taking place at Gahanna Lincoln High School in Gahanna, OH (just outside of Columbus). If you would like to attend, you can register here.   EdCampLdrOH on Twitter   Follow #EdCampLdrOH on Twitter

Bullying 2.0: Kids, parents still struggle to understand realities,dangers of technology

The State Journal contacted me about this piece several months ago and wanted to discuss the idea of digital citizenship and literacy in how it relates to students and their parents. I know it is several months old, but it has some great information that parents, students, and educators should know. (Plus I’m quoted in it!)

Huntington Middle School Recognized as a Common Sense DigitalCitizenship: Certified School

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Huntington Middle School (HMS) as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship: Certified School for educating its students to be safe, smart, and ethical digital citizens. Huntington Middle School has demonstrated its commitment to

26 Effective Ways to use Twitter for Teachers and Educators Infographicvia: www.fedena.com

Becoming a Mobile Learner – Travis Allen and the iSchool Initiative

At the upcoming WV Statewide Technology Conference, one of the featured speakers is Travis Allen. Travis helped to found the non-profit iSchool Initiative and does tremendous work on trying to help shift education so that students are learning to fit the growing needs as technology advances. In researching Travis I came across this Prezi for his

Huntington Middle School Tweet Challenge

While on the WVDE Yammer site, I came across a blog post by George Couros, shared by Derek Oldfield, called 3 Things That Have Slowed the Change Process Down in Education (And What We Can Do About It).  I’ll refrain with giving a summary of the article and let others read it themselves, but one thing

Digital Citizenship Links

Below are links to various resources on the topic of Digital Citizenship: DigitalCitizenship.net Digital Citizenship – Rights, Roles, and Responsibilities in a Digital Society Digital Literacy & Citizenship Classroom Curriculum Digital Citizenship Resource Roundup – Edutopia Digital Citizenship Understanding YouTube & Digital Citizenship BrainPop Spotlight: Digital Citizenship 10 Tests of Good Digital Citizenship – Marcia

Huntington Middle School Implements Common Sense Education’s Connecting Families Program

  In September of 2014, Huntington Middle School (HMS), in Huntington, WV, began plans for our yearly Title I Parental Outreach programs.  Following contact with Mr. Jason Jackson, WV Education Manager for Common Sense Education, HMS chose to kick off our work for the school year with the Connecting Families Program.  Connecting Families is a

As seen on WOWK-TV 13…

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I was featured, along with several students at Huntington Middle School, on this short news piece in response to the rise of “sexting” among teens.  

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