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 …

Minecraft: Education Edition

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/41a5d9db-2bab-4bb7-a4aa-7f2dde385b8c.mp3 How do we get Minecraft: Education Edition? West Virginia If you’re an educator in West Virginia then you may be aware that in June of 2018, the West Virginia …

What Does Effective PD Look Like? with the #BowTieTechGuys

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/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 …

Reflecting On A Career w/Bill Smith

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/d02d3646-b635-4b96-9713-0ccf29051af1.mp3Bill Smith is currently serving as the Superintendent of Cabell County Schools in Huntington, WV. Mr. Smith has served in that capacity since 2005, but will be retiring after June …

Successful Technology in West Virginia Classrooms w/Mark Moore

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/0eb1d4cc-3144-438b-abec-57dbd2407299.mp3Mark Moore is a Coordinator in the Office of Technology Integration and Support at the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). Mark is one of the primary professional development folks …

Summer Reading Resources

Thanks to Julia Benincosa Legg, State E-rate Coordinator @ WVDE, for sharing these out on the WV Library/Media Specialist Listserv earlier today. Summer Reading Programs: Resources Get Ready for Summer! …