Certify’Em Add-On for Google Forms

I recently learned of a great add-on for Google Forms while listening to The House of #EdTech podcast. Certify’em allows a Form creator to automatically issue out certificates to those who complete a quiz, test, or assessment created in Forms. This add-on is currently free and offers up several free templates to use for your … Continue reading “Certify’Em Add-On for Google Forms”

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”

Windows 10 Take a Test App

Click this link to test the Windows 10 Take a Test App Microsoft introduced the Take a Test App with the Anniversary Update to Windows 10 in the summer of 2016. This feature allows for a secure environment where the user can only access the provided link or software/app to complete an assessment. To test … Continue reading “Windows 10 Take a Test App”

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”

What Does Effective PD Look Like? with the #BowTieTechGuys

https://pinecast.com/listen/b258653f-bbf7-4189-8c5e-6880d634148f.mp3Today’s episode features the #BowTieTechGuys, Kevin Sears and Luke Swiney, Technology Coordinators/Coaches for Jackson County Schools, taking part in a discuss on what effective PD should look like. They share the way in which they have begun to build their own PD offerings to better meet the needs of the teachers, and in turn the … Continue reading “What Does Effective PD Look Like? with the #BowTieTechGuys”

Advice for Any New TIS, Upcoming Events, and Why Am I Doing This Podcast?

https://pinecast.com/listen/1c6e7da0-dcf2-489d-b592-a079c447e078.mp3Today’s episode looks back at a recent blog posting of advice for new TIS candidates. I also highlight some upcoming events and talk about one of those events, #EdCampLdrOh, with one of the organizers, Mr. Bobby Dodd, To close I share an explanation of why the show is being produced and how the Amazon Associates … Continue reading “Advice for Any New TIS, Upcoming Events, and Why Am I Doing This Podcast?”