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Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Heidi Vazquez

Jul 12, 2017

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Heidi Vazquez This year, Highlander Institute is staying connected with our Cohort 1 Fuse Fellows through a Fuse RI Alumni Tour. We’re visiting Fuse Alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles, and documenting our experience. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates! Heidi Vazquez…

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Welcome Cohort 4 Fuse Fellows!

Jul 11, 2017

Welcome Cohort 4 Fuse Fellows We are happy to announce the names of our 25 newest Fuse Fellows. Please join us in welcoming Cohort 4 to the Fuse family. Check out the image below to see which schools and districts are represented. Interested in learning more about Fuse RI? Read our feature in The Hechinger Report.

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Fuse Fest 2017: Remarks from Class Speaker, Erica DeVoe

Jun 15, 2017

Fuse Fest 2017: Remarks from Class Speaker, Erica DeVoe On June 15, 2017, Highlander Institute hosted our 2nd annual Fuse Fest, an event to recognize the graduating Cohort 2 Fuse Fellows and Partner Districts. Cohort 2 Fellows nominated a class speaker by secret ballot, and the winner was Erica DeVoe, a high school English teacher…

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Leading Personalized Learning Workshop Open for Registration

Jun 13, 2017

Leading Personalized Learning Workshop Open for Registration Calling all school and district leaders! On July 27, in partnership with Highlander Institute’s Fuse RI program, join RI-based leaders in a workshop focused on blended and personalized learning. This event is free for building-level leaders, but space is limited. Register here for free! Read on for more…

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Light a Fuse: How one state’s teachers are sparking digital innovation

Jun 12, 2017

Light a Fuse: How one state’s teachers are sparking digital innovation The nation’s smallest state aims to be a national incubator for technology in the classroom Originally published June 7, 2017 in The Hechinger Report by Nichole Dobo PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Dozens of teachers hovered around a group of students gathered in the center of a…

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5 Questions for the Fuse RI Fellowship

Apr 18, 2017

5 Questions for the Fuse RI Fellowship Are you passionate about personalizing learning for students? Does the idea of collaborating with like-minded educators from across Little Rhody excite you? Are cool things happening in your school/district that you’d like to spotlight? Then Fuse RI might be for you! Who? The Fuse RI Fellowship is open to…

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Join us for #EdChatRI on Sunday, April 9!

Apr 7, 2017

Join us for #EdChatRI on Sunday, April 9! The 6th Annual Blended & Personalized Learning Conference (BPLC17) brought 1,000 educators from around the country to Providence, RI to discuss the successes, persistent challenges, and unanswered questions around implementing new instructional models. Focused on stories from the classroom, building, and district level, BPLC17 was an opportunity…

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The Challenge & Promise of Data in a Blended & Personalized Classroom

Feb 24, 2017

“What is the challenge and promise of data in a blended & personalized classroom?” Kate Bubrick teaches high school math at 360 High School in Providence, RI. She is also a Cohort 3 Fuse Fellow. Here she shares her perspective on the successes and pitfalls of data collection in a blended classroom. Be sure to…

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Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Jennifer Simoneau

Feb 3, 2017

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Jennifer Simoneau This year, Highlander Institute is staying connected with our Cohort 1 Fuse Fellows through a Fuse RI Alumni Tour. Every few weeks, we visit 3-4 Fuse Alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates! Jennifer Simoneau…

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Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Kyle Wilson

Jan 12, 2017

Fuse RI Alumni Tour Spotlight: Kyle Wilson This year, Highlander Institute is staying connected with our Cohort 1 Fuse Fellows through a Fuse RI Alumni Tour. Every few weeks, we visit 3-4 Fuse Alumni around the state to catch up with them in their current roles. Follow the hashtag #FuseRIAlumniTour for more updates! Kyle Wilson…

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