2014 Conference

Digital Learners: Empowering Educators

We want to welcome you to register for our 2nd Annual Technology Conference, Digital Learners: Empowering Educators. Rhode Island's leading educators will be presenting a variety of topics and welcome you to "Bring Your Own Device" (BYOD) so that you can engage in an interactive learning opportunity.

March 8, 2014, 8:00 am to 12:40 pm, Johnston High School

2014 Conference Sessions

Update and Upgrade Your Existing Units by Integrating Technology for Secondary Teachers

Presenter: Dr. Andrea R. Pleau, Smithfield Public Schools

Building Capacity for Innovative Instruction

Presenters: Jessica Geremia, Craig Mackenzie, Mary Moen, Chariho High School

Designing Supports for Online Inquiry in Grades K-6

Presenter: Julie Coiro, Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island

Digital Formative Assessment

Presenter: Paula Dillon, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Barrington Public Schools

Content Curation for Student Inquiry Learning

Presenter: David Quinn, Ph.D. Student and Graduate Assistant - URI/RIC Ph.D. in Education

Social Media for Educators

Presenter: Asher Huey, Online Communications, American Federation of Teachers

Collaborating in the Cloud

Presenter: Laura Miceli, Principal, Edward Everett Elementary School, Boston Public Schools

Re-Defining Professional Development: A Blended Approach

Presenter: Nicole Bucka, RTI/MTSS Technical Assistance, Education Consultant, Northern Rhode Island Collaborative

Teaching Adolescents How to Critically Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

Presenter: Julio Coiro, Associate Professor, University of Rhode Island

Selecting Tools for Technology Integration

Presenter: Paula Dillon, Director of Curriculum Development, Barrington Public Schools, Adjunct MAT Professor, Bryant University

Using Social Media in the Classroom

Presenter: Roshni Mirchandani, Highlander Institute

Personalizing Learning Using Digital Technology

Presenters: Sharon Lee and Holly Walsh, Office of Multiple Pathways, RIDE