• Connect with fellow educators and school leaders in systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning!
  • Collaborate with and be inspired by educators and students across the state!
  • Immerse yourself in ideas, strategies, and resources!
  • Meet face-to-face with well-respected professionals in your field!

Rhode Island Convention Center

1 Sabin Street, Providence, Rhode Island
8:00am - 4:00pm

Six thought provoking and captivating speakers...one amazing event!

Stay for Waterfire at dusk!

Providence Waterfire October 25th

Susan Patrick Bob Wise Mark Edwards Richard Culatta Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators Highlander Institute CDW-G Susan Patrick Bob Wise Mark A. Edwards Richard Culatta Travis Allen

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Join teams of educators and decision makers working hard to accelerate digital learning in schools across the state. Engage and interact in conversations with over 1000 attendees including teachers, students, technology coordinators, staff developers, administrators, policy makers, professors, government and industry representatives, as well as national leaders in educational policy and practice.

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RIDE invites corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations providing services to the K-12 education sector to join more than 1000 participants in a conference focused on developing digital learning ecosystems across Rhode Island.  

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    There is a healthy and growing appetite to create robust, digital learning ecosystems in schools throughout Rhode Island.

    RIDE invites corporations, foundations, and nonprofit organizations providing services to the K-12 education sector to join more than 1000 participants in a conference focused on developing digital learning ecosystems across Rhode Island.  

    Join teams of educators and decision makers working hard to accelerate digital learning in schools across the state. Engage and interact in conversations with over 1000 attendees including teachers, students, technology coordinators, staff developers, administrators, policy makers, professors, government and industry representatives, as well as national leaders in educational policy and practice.

    Three Key Reasons to Participate in the Innovation Powered by Technology Conference:
    • Networking - Engage and interact with conference attendees to learn what innovators in technology are thinking about and doing;
    • Access Experience unprecedented access to an extraordinary group of decision-makers across Rhode Island; and

    • Recognition - Take advantage of the broad recognition opportunities that exhibitor packages and sponsorship offers to corporations, foundations, and non-profits providing services to the K-12 education sector and e-learning.

    FREE Digital Learning Planning Resources

    PROJECT 24 OFFERS FREE RESOURCES TO HELP DISTRICTS PLAN FOR PROGRESS IN DIGITAL LEARNING 

    P24 Framework

    Project 24 provides tangible assistance to school districts for systemic planning around the effective use of technology and digital learning to achieve the goal of "college and career readiness" for all students. It is a one-stop shop of comprehensive district-level planning tools, expert advice, creative ideas, and tangible suggestions from experienced education experts and nonprofit education membership organizations.

    FREE Tools

    FREE school or district self assessment results report provides detailed information to help inform the following planning questions:

    • For which elements has the school or district already made significant progress?
    • What needs more attention and should be a focus in planning?
    • If not yet prepared to discuss key issues identified within the element, what can be done to increase knowledge and skills?

    FREE Digital Learning Tranistion: MOOC-Ed
    This FREE eight week course begins September 30 and will help you:

    • Understand the potential of digital learning in K-12 schools;
    • Assess progress and set future goals for your school or district; and
    • Plan to achieve those goals.

    OTHER RESOURCES

    Lodging

    Hotel Accommodations

    Book your room early!  Availability may be limited due to other events in Providence during the Oct. 25th weekend.  Reservations should be made by Friday, September 12, 2014 for special conference rates at the following locations:

    Deepening Our Thinking About The Digital Learning Transition

    Changing the Culture of Teaching and Learning

    PLEASANT VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, PROVIDENCE, RI

    MOORESVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT, NC

    KLEIN INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, TX

    QUAKERTOWN, COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, PA

    MAINE STATEWIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL INITIATIVE

    Further Information about Changing the Culture of Teaching and LearningDigital Learning: any instructional practice that is effectively using technology to strengthen the student learning experience

    School and District Learning Transitions

    The following schools and districts have defined their own goals for their digital learning transition and developed strategies for addressing the challenges.  Which ideas might apply in your school?

    Public Schools 

    District Case Studies - Power on Texas

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    Susan Patrick Bob Wise Mark Edwards Richard Culatta Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators Highlander Institute CDW-G