Randall Black Show
About This Show
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).
Most Recent Episode
Coding and Computer Science Education, Part 3 w/Tamara Westfall
2 days ago
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 this episode. You can contact Tamara through email at firstname.lastname@example.org.The question of the show from the previous episode continues. What have you done to implement coding into the curriculum of your classroom? Share your responses by going to https://randallblack.com/flipgrid and looking for the 1/22/2018 Question of the Show grid. Responses may be used on a future episode of the podcast.On a recent episode of the House of #EdTech podcast, Lindsy Stumpenhorst shared a great idea to help students think before they post online to social media. Check out the "Grandma Filter" and what I think about it in this episode.A new friend of mine, Mr. Phil Strunk(@MrPStrunk), has a great podcast going called Wins and Losses. You can check it out at https://winsandlosses.podbean.com or in the pod-catcher of your choice. Phil will also be joining me on the next episode of the show to discuss his podcast, blogging, and his daily life as an educator.Don't forget that I'm giving away a copy of Learning Transformedby Eric Sheninger and Thomas Murray. To be eligible, simply give the show a rating and review in the pod-catcher of your choose. Then screenshot or take a picture of your review and send it to me through social media. You can find links to all my social platform accounts on the contact page at RandallBlackShow.com.