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Coaching Advice from a Fuse Fellow

Feb 16, 2018

Coaching Advice from a Fuse Fellow Val Seveney teaches Grade 1 at Melville Elementary School in Portsmouth, RI. She is a Cohort 4 Fuse Fellow supporting Jamestown Public Schools. Be sure to follow her on Twitter @ValSeveney! During Year 1 of the Fuse Fellowship, we ask Fellows to complete Monthly Missions, assignments that may consist…

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Celebrating our First Ever #FuseFellowChat

Feb 14, 2018

Celebrating our First Ever #FuseFellowChat Last Tuesday, February 6, 2018, marked our first ever cross-Fellowship Twitter chat. Using the hashtag #FuseFellowChat, the evening brought together Fellows, point-people, and other educators influenced by the 4 Fellowship programs across the country that are utilizing the Fuse model. These include: Fuse RI, our flagship program founded in 2014…

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Fuse RI Alumni Tour: Jessie Butash

Feb 2, 2018

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Jessie Butash The Fuse Alumni Tour continues in 2018! We’re visiting Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles and spotlight their work. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates. Jessie Butash is the Middle School Principal & Director of…

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Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Heather Neil

Feb 2, 2018

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Heather Neil The Fuse Alumni Tour continues in 2018! We’re visiting Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles and spotlight their work. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates. Heather Neil is the Blended/Personalized Learning Coach for the Woonsocket Education…

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Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Tracey Kareemo

Jan 31, 2018

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Tracey Kareemo The Fuse Alumni Tour continues in 2018! We’re visiting Cohort 1 and Cohort 2 alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles and spotlight their work. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates. Tracey Kareemo teaches Grades 4 at Nathanael Greene Elementary School…

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In the News: ABLE OC Fellowship

Dec 8, 2017

In the News: ABLE OC Fellowship   In the spring of 2017, the Diocese of Orange County California launched its Advancing Blended Learning Education Fellowship. Known as ABLE OC, this program adapts Fuse RI’s statewide model by instead matching Fellows with partner schools within the diocese. Bringing ABLE OC to life is the vision of…

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The Fuse Fellowship is Expanding

Dec 6, 2017

The Fuse Fellowship is Expanding Massachusetts: here we come! We are excited to officially announce the launch of Fuse MA, in partnership with The Education Cooperative (TEC). We are currently recruiting Fuse Partner Districts and Fuse Fellows in the Bay State, with an eye toward kicking off our work on the ground in mid-January. This new program…

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Shawn Rubin & Fuse RI Featured on Getting Smart Podcast

Dec 1, 2017

Shawn Rubin & Fuse RI Featured on Getting Smart Podcast This episode, entitled “Network Effect Fuels Personalized Learning in Rhode Island,” features a discussion between Tom Vander Ark and Shawn Rubin, Chief Education Officer at Highlander Institute. Listen in to hear more about Shawn’s work and why networks are such a powerful catalyst for change. Originally published…

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Fuse RI Induction Ceremony 2017: Sarah Rich Delivers Keynote

Nov 14, 2017

Fuse RI Induction Ceremony 2017: Sarah Rich Delivers Keynote On November 9, 2017, we officially welcomed our Cohort 4 Fuse Fellows at the 2017 Fuse RI Induction Ceremony. The Fellows were celebrated by family, friends, colleagues, district leadership, Fuse Fellow alumni, and Highlander Institute staff. Sarah Rich, Cohort 1 Fuse Fellow and Lead Teacher for…

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Shawn Rubin receives iNACOL 2017 Award

Oct 27, 2017

Shawn Rubin receives iNACOL 2017 Award   On October 25, 2017, iNACOL recognized two outstanding leaders as recipients of the 2017 iNACOL Innovator Awards at the iNACOL Symposium in Orlando, Florida. The two awards are Outstanding Individual Contribution to Personalized Learning and iNACOL Teacher of the Year. We are proud to announce that Shawn Rubin,…

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