Friends remember SETDA director Candice Dodson as an edtech 'powerhouse'
Friends and colleagues mourning online said Dodson's contributions to education will leave a lasting impact, many renewing their own commitments in her memory.
University of Florida builds supercomputer for AI research, education
The supercomputer, slated to be completed in 2021, is to prepare university students for jobs in AI, while also providing access to K-12 programs and Black and Hispanic colleges nationally.
Educators, governors ask Congress for more remote-education funding
Several education groups added their name to a letter drafted by the National Governors Association, asking Congress for additional funding to ensure K-12 districts and universities can continue educating students online into the fall.
Florida International University hosts webinar for K-12 online learning
After many K-12 teachers struggled with the sudden rush to remote learning, Florida International University has joined the higher education institutions now teaching lesson design, organization techniques how to use and how to use video and digital tools.
Florida tries to save online education after Gov. DeSantis cut funding
The State University System Board of Governors said it's developing a plan to keep online education afloat after the governor's vetoed funding to Complete Florida Plus, a $29.4 million education program.
With online SAT on hold, universities drop test requirements
The College Board has halted putting the SAT online during the pandemic. Now universities are dropping their standardized testing requirement on applications.
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.