Randall Black is an educator and technology specialist from West Virginia. His time in the classroom, as a social studies teacher and a technology trainer, and as an educational technology support team member has molded his views on education. He uses this podcast as 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 (professional learning network).
Staff Development vs. Professional Learning
Teachers across the world are required each year to complete a specific number of hours of “professional” or “staff development.” Many times they are all funneled into a single room ...
Non-Traditional Instructional Days for Inclement Weather
West 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 ...
Why Should I Be a Connected Educator?
As the Internet has become more and more pervasive in our everyday lives educators from around the world have been looking for ways to harness this to continue their professional ...
Getting Started with Office 365
Microsoft’s Office 365 Education is an amazing platform that provides a lot of useful features and tools to educators and students. Great tools like Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Learning ...
Fall 2018 Announcements
It’s the time of the year for a short break, but I also have a few announcements in regards to both the Randall Black Show and EdTech Shorts.
#EdCampNSV On September 22, 2018 #EdCampNSV was hosted at Johnson-Williams Middle School in Berryville, VA. Following up the event, I was able to sit down with four other educators at ...
Clear, concise, authentic, educational!
I'm pretty impressed with Randall...he asks good questions, engage guests and listeners and has chosen to add value to the educational realm! Much needed! Rockin Randall!
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