October 17, 2015

RHODE ISLAND CONVENTION CENTER

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

 

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!


 

Request for Presentation Proposals

AMPLIFY great stories! SHARE best & next practices! CONNECT with fellow educators!

RIDE is seeking presentation proposals to accelerate the implementation of high quality blended learning. This will deepen thinking around personalized learning and the digital learning transition. Educators, school leaders, policy makers, technology coordinators are all encouraged to share implementation strategies, best practices, and lessons learned at the conference. 

Proposals will be accepted until the close of business on August 7, 2015.
Lead presenters will be notified of proposal decisions by August 21, 2015.

Partner Packages and Sponsorship Opportunities

RHODE ISLAND IS READY TO ACCELERATE!  

Be part of the COLLECTIVE IMPACT

 
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    PARTNER and Sponsor Registration

     
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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.

    Registration

    ATTENDEE REGISTRATION

    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.

    Registration 
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    Partner / Sponsorship Registration 

    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.  

     
  • Partner and Sponsor Registration
  •               NOW OPEN!

     

    FREE Digital Learning Planning Resources

    It's time to roll up your sleeves and start your planning! 

    The Future Ready Dashboard 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.

    OTHER RESOURCES

    Lodging

    Hotel Accommodations

    Book your room early!  Availability may be limited due to other events in Providence during the Oct. 17th weekend. 

    • Hotels Offering Special Conference Rates - COMING SOON!

    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

    Rhode Island Digital Learning Consortium

    Working Together to Lead Our Digital Transformation
    RIDE is partnering with LEAS, local universities, and organizations to provide professional learning opportunities to support educators and school leaders in the digital transition. 

    RIDE  *  Coventry  *  Cumberland  *  Smithfield  *  West Warwick  *  Highlander  *  RISTE  *  URI

     

     

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

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