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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

Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 3 w/Tamara Westfall

2/19/2018
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Today's episode is the final in a three part series on Coding and Computer Science Education. Today's guest is Tamara Westfall. She is a Physics and Forensics teacher at Huntington High School in Huntington, WV. She has been working to directly implement aspects of coding and computer science into her classroom while also sponsoring the school's Girls Who Code club. Her students have even begun to code music through Ear Sketch and some examples of their work are the segment transitions in...

Duration:00:49:47

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

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

Mark Moore

5/22/2017
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Mark 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 int heir classrooms to promote higher student achievement. This Episode's Links & Info: WVDE Office of Technology Integration and SupportOneNote for TeachersOneNote Class NotebookWVDE...

Duration:00:24:38

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