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Sharing Educational Success and News Randall Black is an educator, technology specialist, and podcaster from West Virginia. His time in the classroom, as a social studies teacher and as technology trainer, and educational technology support team member has molded his views on education. He uses this podcast is a creative outlet for him to share his own views and ideas on topics of his interest as well as educational topics and successes among other members of his PLN (personal learning network).

Sharing Educational Success and News Randall Black is an educator, technology specialist, and podcaster from West Virginia. His time in the classroom, as a social studies teacher and as technology trainer, and educational technology support team member has molded his views on education. He uses this podcast is a creative outlet for him to share his own views and ideas on topics of his interest as well as educational topics and successes among other members of his PLN (personal learning network).
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Huntington , WV

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Sharing Educational Success and News Randall Black is an educator, technology specialist, and podcaster from West Virginia. His time in the classroom, as a social studies teacher and as technology trainer, and educational technology support team member has molded his views on education. He uses this podcast is a creative outlet for him to share his own views and ideas on topics of his interest as well as educational topics and successes among other members of his PLN (personal learning network).

Twitter:

@rgblack316

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English

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Episodes

Freshman Academis w/Bekka Atkins and Will Totten

5/7/2018
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Freshman Academies: Today’s episode is a look at freshman academies and the impact they can have in a high school for the betterment of, not just the students, but the school as a whole. My guests are Bekka Atkins (email, Twitter) and Will Totten (email, Twitter, LinkedIn). Bekka Atkins is currently serving as the Academy Coordinator at Cabell Midland High Read More

Duration:00:49:55

BONUS: 4/9/2018 Question of the Show Reminder - #PersonalizedPD

4/23/2018
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Please head over to https://randallblackshow.com/flipgrid and share what you are doing to personalize your professional development on the 4/9/2018 Question of the Show.

Duration:00:02:16

#PersonalizedPD w/Dr. Randall Sampson

4/9/2018
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Today's episode features Dr. Randall Sampson returning to the show to share some of the great things he is doing to help educators personalize their professional development. He talks about using Flipgrid and Wakelet to curate reflections and content and how educators can earn graduate credit towards salary advancement and re-certification. The question of the show from our last episode received some tremendous responses from educators across the country. The educators shared in today's...

Duration:00:29:33

BONUS: MRSA Sucks and Other Updates

3/14/2018
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I recently contracted MRSA and had to have an emergency surgery to remove it from my left forearm. This is my quick update on the status of things following this event. No frills. No music. Just me in the raw talking with honest, real emotion.

Duration:00:16:30

Wins and Losses w/Phil Strunk

3/5/2018
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Today's episode features Phil Strunk (@MrPStrunk). Phil is a 7th grade social studies teacher at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. He is also the host of the Wins and Losses podcast (https://winsandlosses.podbean.com) and founder of the #waledchat on Twitter. Phil, despite being early in his career, has a tremendous grasp on reflection as a tool to better himself as an educator to help his students. The question of the show from the Coding and Computer Science Education...

Duration:00:37:08

S2E2: Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 2 w/ Teena Hine

2/5/2018
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Today'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 doing in her classroom and school, as well as the programs that are being implemented in Berkeley County as a whole. Links that Teena Asked to be included...

Duration:00:36:55

Learning Transformed Giveaway!

1/24/2018
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The Randall Black Show is giving away a copy of Learning Transformed by Eric Sheninger and Thomas Murray. To be eligible for the giveaway, simply go to the pod-catcher of your choice and write a review and provide a rating for The Randall Black Show! The winner will be chosen randomly and named in and upcoming episode in March 2018.

Duration:00:01:00

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

1/22/2018
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This 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 with various coding platforms and how she started an all girls coding club at her school. Links to items shared by...

Duration:00:53:00

Coding and Computer Science Education: Trailer

1/20/2018
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This three part series will feature three WV Educators sharing their experiences in implementing coding and computer science education into their classrooms and schools.

Duration:00:01:14

Season 2 Trailer

1/15/2018
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Season 2 of The Randall Black Show comes out on January 22, 2018. Be sure you're subscribed in the pod-catcher of your choice to hear each new episode when it drops.

Duration:00:00:45

Where are Randy and the podcasts?

12/4/2017
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Just a quick update on the status of the podcasts.

Duration:00:01:35

Mat Deveaney

10/27/2017
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On today's episode I'm joined by Mat Deveaney (@TheMrDevizzle). Mat grew up in southwestern Pennsylvania and now teaches 8th grade math at Weir Middle School in Weirton, WV. We discuss how educators can share their story and how that he is doing so daily with his Vlog on YouTube. I share several responses from the previous Question of the Show, "As an educator, if your Tweets are protected, why?" This question will stay open until 11/3/2017. I also pose a new question of the show, "What...

Duration:00:45:38

Jeff Bradbury

10/9/2017
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Today's podcast features a conversation with Jeff Bradbury of the TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network (@teachercast and TeacherCast.net). Jeff also serves as the Coordinator of Instructional Technology at Westwood Regional School District where we works with teachers and students to meaningfully integrate technology into the classroom. We discuss the idea of podcasting in education by looking at the idea of what a podcast really is and the benefits for both students and...

Duration:00:37:10

Brian Seymour

9/25/2017
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Brian Seymour (@seymoureducate) is the Directory of Instructional Technology for the Pickerington Local School District (PLSD) in Pickerington, OH. PLSD is the largest district in the state of Ohio to have a 1:1 initiative providing a device for every student. On this episodes of the show, we discuss the program, preparation, and an upcoming Google in Education Leadership Roundtable (PLSD Press Release) taking place in PLSD on October 5, 2017.

Duration:00:40:23

Various Topics, News, And Podcasts

8/28/2017
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No guest needed today. I look at a few different topics and things on my mind. First is a look at Microsoft Teams and the role it can play in a classroom. Second I'll be talking about the case of the missing iPads in Kanawha County, WV (WSAZ News story - http://tinyurl.com/KCiPads). I'm going to look at a phishing attempt that was attempted on myself and share the recording of the voicemail they left. I'll be sharing three of my favorite educational podcasts that I'm listening to currently...

Duration:00:13:32

John Shawler And #WVSTC17

8/7/2017
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Today'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 friends of The Randall Black Show (Derek Oldfield - @Mr_Oldfield, Kevin Sears - @ksearstis, Luke Swiney - @swiney_luke, Chrystalle Doyle -...

Duration:00:29:12

Dr. Michael Martirano

7/25/2017
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Dr. 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 is also looking for feedback and/or reflections from individuals in attendance at the West Virginia Statewide Technology Conference to feature on...

Duration:00:35:16

What Does Effective PD Look Like? With The #BowTieTechGuys

7/10/2017
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Today'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 students, that they work with.

Duration:00:31:16

Advice For Any New TIS, Upcoming Events, And Why Am I Doing This Podcast?

6/26/2017
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Today'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 Program is helping to support the show and the site. EdCampLdrOhEdCamp RegistrationBobby Dodde-mailDr. Neil Guptae-mailHadley FergusonEdCamp FoundationWVSTC

Duration:00:33:00

Bill Smith

6/12/2017
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Bill 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 30, 2017. In this episode we discuss his 40+ year career with Cabell County Schools, the achievements he feels occurred under his leadership, and his future plans. Mr. Smith is also trying to raise funds for the United Way's "Over The Edge" campaign. This Episode's Links & Info: Bill Smith (@wsmithsr) -...

Duration:00:26:19

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