‘Coviducation’: Teen volunteers create website to educate young students on COVID-19 in Sarasota Co.

Christel Deskins

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Explaining school safety measures in light of the coronavirus pandemic to young children can be difficult. Prior to students returning to in-person classes, the Sarasota County Board of Education expressed concerns about a lack of resources targeted to the youngest students.

The board turned to Sarasota’s Suncoast Science Center’s Faulhaber Fab Lab, a resource for children and adults who want to learn more about science and technology, for assistance. The Suncoast Science Center Student Community Innovation Program provides high school and college students an opportunity to give back to their community by helping to solve a problem facing it.

“The Fab Lab was looking for opportunities to help the community and provide innovative responses to COVID,” said Mimi Faulhaber, a team leader for Fab Lab projects.

A group of teen volunteers took on the challenge of delivering a product, in short order, that the school system

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Manchester digital agency appointed by UMBRO to create new global web platform

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Manchester agency Absurd has been appointed by UMBRO as its digital partner to create a new global web platform which will replace its existing site.

The new CMS will give Umbro centralised governance over brand content across its global sites, with the capability to implement updates and campaigns with greater efficiency and consistency.

To kick off the site revamp, new user insight and audience research, carried out by Absurd as part of its approach to development and design, will lead to a more consumer-centric experience. While showcasing brand and product stories, the site will also focus on conversion of sales by driving consumers to local ecommerce platforms around the globe, depending on where the consumer is browsing from.

Helene Hope, Umbro’s Head of Global Brand Marketing, said: “Our aim is to create a site that communicates brand and product stories to our target consumer in an exciting and

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Apple apologizes to WordPress after App Store payments dispute

  • Apple apologized after trying to force WordPress to add in-app payment options to a free app.
  • WordPress’ founder said on Friday that Apple was refusing to allow any updates to the WordPress iOS app until the website builder added in-app purchases, from which Apple takes a commission of 15% to 30%.
  • Apple is in a fierce fight with developers including Spotify and Epic Games, the maker of “Fortnite,” over its rules about in-app purchases.
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Apple has backed down in its latest skirmish with a developer over its App Store rules.

The tech giant on Sunday issued a rare apology to WordPress after it pressured the website builder to add payment options to its free iOS app to avoid being blocked from updating.

“We believe the issue with the WordPress app has been resolved,” Apple told The Verge. “Since the developer removed the display

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Bandzoogle website builder review | TechRadar

Bandzoogle is a great web hosting provider if you’re aiming to reach a specific audience. Built for musicians, Bandzoogle includes many features that make it easy to showcase your talents, with professional-looking templates designed for artists, along with an easy set up process and font and color options giving users the ability to create a truly unique website.

Bandzoogle also allows users to make unlimited sales without charging commission, which is great for musicians who anticipate making large sales in the future. So if you’re looking for your own website to sell all of your singles and albums, Bandzoogle offers the platform you need.

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Plans and pricing 

It’s unfortunate that Bandzoogle doesn’t include a free plan you can use for an unlimited time, so if you want to give it a shot, you’ll have to sign up for the 30 day free trial. You’ll still have the

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Best website builder for 2020: Squarespace, Wix and more compared

You don”t need to be a web developer with a lot of money, time and coding skills to create a website that looks professional. Well-known website builders such as Wix, Weebly and Squarespace make it simple for even a newbie to put together something polished in a relatively short time.

Finding the best website builder depends on your particular needs as the owner of the website — the process can be overwhelming because the choices are numerous. But the growth and complexity of the website building industry also means you have more choices than ever before, and you can easily find the best website builder tailored to your wants and needs. 

It”s true that a few favorites have emerged — and those top website builder options are usually

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Away creator on crafting a new type of space story

In Netflix’s Away, Hilary Swank stars as Emma Green, a NASA commander leading the first man-led mission to Mars. But in order to live out her dream, she has to leave her husband and teenage daughter behind for three years. Collectively, the series explores what it means to make history — and what it means to keep a family together.



Hilary Swank, Josh Charles, Talitha Bateman posing for the camera: Andrew Hinderaker reveals the inspiration for the new Netflix series, 'Away.'


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Andrew Hinderaker reveals the inspiration for the new Netflix series, ‘Away.’

EW spoke with series creator Andrew Hinderaker about the show’s inspiration and what sets it apart.

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: Let’s start at the beginning. How did this all come together?

ANDREW HINDERAKER: [Executive producer] Jason [Katims] brought me this beautiful Esquire article written by Chris Jones, which was about one of Scott Kelly’s missions on the International Space Station. There were two aspects to it that I really responded to. One, on a grand scale, Chris

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‘Mixed-ish’ Co-Creator Peter Saji Re-Ups Overall Deal at ABC Signature



a man wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Peter Saji


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Peter Saji

“Mixed-ish” co-creator Peter Saji has a new overall deal with the newly renamed ABC Signature, the television studio announced Thursday.

The multi-year agreement keeps Saji at the studio where he first launched his career back in 2007 via the Disney/ABC Writers program.

“Peter has written some of the most evocative and important episodes of ‘black-ish,’ and hit a real home run for us with ‘mixed-ish,'” ABC Signature president Jonnie Davis said in a statement. “Keeping him at ABC Signature, where he started his career, was a huge priority for us and for me personally. He’s a spectacular talent and I’m so happy he’s staying in the family.”

Saji, who was a writer on the Kenya Barris-created “Black-ish” for five seasons before going on to co-create the spinoff series last year, signed his first overall deal at

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Quarantine 15? Cryotherapy and CBD Combine to Create a Powerful TIDL Wave Back to Fitness

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Among the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upon many is the lack of access to the normal exercise routines that were once regular. The adjustment to the home gym has gone well for some, but for others the sedentary lifestyle was inevitable. Presently, however, awareness around health and wellness is at an all-time high for many reasons. TIDL, a fitness forward brand created by The Anthos Group, has timed its launch perfectly to assist those looking to get back on their fitness journey.

With an expertise in cannabinoid science and CBD, TIDL combines plant-based therapy with exercise science mechanisms known to aid in recovery, such as cryotherapy. “It is not just a CBD product, and it is not a pain

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Coronavirus cases create tangled web of WPIAL football schedule changes | Trib HSSN

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Friday, September 4, 2020 | 3:53 PM


Times are changing these days because of the coronavirus. That means changing minute by minute.

Because of covid-19 issues, several schools have made adjustments to their football schedules.

Kiski Area paused football activities until Sept. 10 due to a coronavirus exposure issue. Elizabeth Forward pushed back the start of in-person instruction because of students testing positive. Both were forced to make football schedule changes.

Elizabeth Forward is now looking for a game in Week 1.

The Warriors were scheduled to meet Yough on Friday, Sept. 11, but wanted to push that date back to Monday, Sept. 14 to comply with the PIAA rule that requires teams have 15 practices before playing

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With Kids Back To School, Summit Posts Revised Calendar

Christel Deskins

SUMMIT, NJ — The Summit schools reopened for students Tuesday, with some families choosing on-site education, and others learning remotely.

The updated school calendar is on the school website, listing upcoming religious holidays and an in-service day on Oct. 19.

The annual teachers’ union convention is listed for Nov. 5 and 6, although it will be remote this year.

In the district’s reopening plan:

  • Students in grades 5 and under can attend single-session days (no lunch) five days a week.

  • Older students attend every other day in A/B cohorts, also single-session.

  • As in all New Jersey districts, families could also choose full-time remote education.

Parents were required to fill out a form by Monday that “confirms that children will be screened at home each day for a fever (100.4 or above) and/or COVID-19 symptoms (listed below) and that parents will keep students at home when sick.” The form can be

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