Minecraft: Education Edition Boot Camp

I have been contracted with the West Virginia Department of Education to help assist in the usage of Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) with educators in West Virginia. On January 19, 2019 I will be holding the first schedule M:EE Boot Camp event at the Spring Valley High School Career Technology Center. The event is FREE … Continue reading “Minecraft: Education Edition Boot Camp”

WV Board of Education Policies on Comment

The following policies are out for comment from the West Virginia Board of Education until 12/11/2017: POLICY 2510 – Assuring the Quality of Education: Regulations for Education Programs  Proposed Changes Comment Form POLICY 2460 – Educational Purpose and Acceptable Use of Electronic Resources, Technologies and the Internet Proposed Changes Comment Form Take the time to … Continue reading “WV Board of Education Policies on Comment”

Reflecting on Time in West Virginia w/Dr. Michael Martirano

https://pinecast.com/listen/58d82c0b-58e3-4f44-b314-44f63bc9e087.mp3Dr. Michael Martirano (@mjmsuper on Twitter) was the 30th West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools and currently the Interim Superintendent for Howard County Public Schools System in Maryland. On the podcast, Dr. Martirano looks back at his time serving in the State of West Virginia and looks forward to what his future might hold. Randall … Continue reading “Reflecting on Time in West Virginia w/Dr. Michael Martirano”

#WVSTC17 – The West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference

#WVSTC17 (Official Website¬†|¬†Twitter Hashtag) is coming up next month in Morgantown, WV. #WVSTC has become the go to conference for technology and education in the Mountain State. I have attended the previous three years and left with a tremendous feeling of success each time. This year I am currently slated to present two sessions.   … Continue reading “#WVSTC17 – The West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference”

Successful Technology in West Virginia Classrooms w/Mark Moore

https://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 related to technology for WVDE goes all over the state of WV to help prepare teachers to integrate tools and products in their classrooms to … Continue reading “Successful Technology in West Virginia Classrooms w/Mark Moore”

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! Ideas for Teachers to Share with Families 10 Free Summer Reading Programs for Kids 7 Adventurous Program Ideas that Complement Summer Reading Those Tired Summer … Continue reading “Summer Reading Resources”