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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).

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@rgblack316

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English

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Episodes

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

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

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

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

Rich Senatore

6/5/2017
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Rich Senatore works as a Technology Integration Specialist at Mylan Park and Suncrest Elementary Schools. Rich has background as a physical education teacher but has expanded and included technology topics such as coding, drones, Chromebooks, G-Suite for Education, and others into his area of expertise for Monongalia County Schools. On this episode we discuss his coding/drone club with 4th grade gifted students and Monongalia County's 1:1 Chromebook initiative. Rich will also be presenting...

Duration:00:33:32

Dr. Randall Sampson

5/29/2017
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Dr. Randall Sampson immigrated to the United States from South Africa and has worked to build a career as a strong influencer in education. He was a classroom teacher and administrator in the schools in, and around, the Columbus, OH area before founding Liberty Leadership Development and has become an incredible proponent for personalized professional development and helping educators to tell their own story. He is currently preparing to release a new book, Welcome To The GRIND! that we...

Duration:00:41:05

Derek Oldfield

5/15/2017
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Derek Oldfield is the Assistant Principal/Athletic Director at Wirt County High School in Elizabeth, WV. Derek is a former classroom teacher of mathematics and a strong proponent of Personalized PD and being a Connected Educator. Derek and I discuss his journey through education and the #WVEdChat. This Episode's Links & Info: Derek OldfieldDerek's Blog #WVEdChatHashtag on TwitterTweetDeck Tutorial for Edchat ParticipantsLearners Teaching Learners - Derek's BlogThe Educational Hashtag and...

Duration:00:39:30