Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Higher Education

Move to remote learning was 'shockingly seamless,' but will it stick?

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Two university CIOs said this week that their rapid transitions to remote teaching environments went smoothly, preparing a "great reckoning" for the future of higher education.

K-12

One digital learning coordinator reflects on how the role has emerged, evolved

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

It wasn't long ago that digital learning coordinators didn't exist. Now, they're increasingly relevant, said Twin Lakes School Corporation's Marcus Painter.

K-12

Educators have a 'moral obligation' to prepare students for technology

by Colin Wood • 4 weeks ago

Sara Hunter, one of EdScoop's 2020 "NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders," said her career in education has shown her the power and growing relevance of digital technology.

Higher Education

Songs and Snapchat filters spruce up universities' virtual graduations

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The pandemic stopped in-person commencement ceremonies, but universities are infusing their virtual celebrations with as much school spirit as possible.

Higher Education

Universities stormed by technical, cultural challenges during pandemic

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

The rapid changes have made higher education administrators reactive, but it's time to start thinking strategically again, speakers said during an online conference Thursday.

Higher Education

OSU offers virtual gardening, chicken brooding classes during lockdown

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Anyone in the Columbus area can sign up for online courses on how to grow an herb garden or start raising chickens.

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