Student teachers go virtual for credential requirements
With classrooms closed because of the pandemic, student teachers have turned to online tools to satisfy required teaching hours.
Florida International University moves its summer camps online
While students can't participate in traditional summer camps this year because of the pandemic, FIU has created several virtual alternatives.
Hundreds of educators signal support for $5.25B remote learning bill
Advocacy groups and educators are calling on Congress to provide unconnected homes with additional resources to ensure education can continue remotely during the pandemic.
One digital learning coordinator reflects on how the role has emerged, evolved
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.
Educators have a 'moral obligation' to prepare students for technology
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.
Why digital equity entails more than giving students devices
Dewayne McClary, formerly with DC Public Schools, said educators must also teach students how to be digital citizens and develop integrated curriculums.
How one educator uses 'digital playgrounds' to boost engagement
Laurie Guyon, assistant coordinator for Model Schools, WSWHE BOCES in New York, said using technology in the classroom can help transform education and facilitate better student engagement.
Edtech leaders are responsible for mentoring next generation, says 2020 NextGen award winner
Eden Konja, the IT director at Notre Dame Preparatory School, said he appreciates being named a 2020 NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leader but that his focus is on sharing his knowledge with students.
CoSN, EdScoop announce 2020 ‘NextGen: Emerging EdTech Leaders’
The winners, who come from diverse geographic backgrounds across the U.S., are recognized as the next up-and-coming leaders in K-12 educational technology.
U. South Florida to offer cybersecurity courses for K-12 districts
The new program, which launches at schools in three Tampa-area counties this fall, will stress the importance of IT security and attempt to create talent pipeline to help close the cybersecurity workforce gap.