Events



Upcoming events

    • September 25, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Webinar
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    RISTE 2019 Microsoft EES Renewal


    Come join us for a Webinar September 25th at 10 and learn about the New EES Agreement.

    • Changes coming to the 2019 EES Agreement
    • New add on products that will now be included in the new Agreement
    • Details on how these new products can add security and save you $$
    • Timeline and Paperwork Process for the EES renewal

    Who should attend?

    Schools currently subscribing to the Microsoft EES licensing 

    and 

    Any school or district that may be interested in finding out about the program, benefits, and cost


    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/videoplayer/embed/fc365b37-99b8-42d0-b898-1c14a00a9823#

    • September 29, 2018
    • 23
    Register



    Digging Deeper: 


    Collaboration + Inquiry + Integration = Success




    Co-sponsored by RISTE, SLRI and BlendED Librarians



    Series Description:


    This six-session series will allow teams of two or more educators (made up of at least one librarian and one teacher) the training and time to work collaboratively to create an inquiry-based unit of study, supported by technology-rich learning opportunities.  Sessions will be facilitated in both face to face and virtual settings, and include ample hands-on learning opportunities for teams to build their unit project.


    Series Outcomes:

    Participants will:

    • enhance their understanding of the inquiry process
    • develop a deeper understanding of how to plan and teach with an educational partner
    • create a new, highly-engaging inquiry unit
    • learn and apply new technology tools to enrich unit of study
    • connect with other educators and build their PLN
    • 15 PLUs 12 coursework and 3 demonstration.

    View Course Information Here
    Course outline, dates of sessions, cost, etc..

    Course discount for teams of 3 or more. 
    Please contact mailto:letoilen@ri-iste.org for the discount code

    • October 03, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • RISTE Training Center 69 Draper Ave. Warwick, RI 02889
    Register
    RISTE Board of Directors meeting - open to all members


    RISTE Office and Training room are in the rear of the former Gorton School.  Follow signs for the WPS Administrative Offices  around to the rear and look for sign for "Training Center".

    • October 05, 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM


    • October 16, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • RISTE Training Center 69 Draper Ave, Warwick, R.I. 02889
    Register


    Come Explore ClassLink’s Solution for Managing your Digital Resources, Access, Rostering and Account Creation!

     

    Topics:
    • Single sign on, file access and digital resource analytics management
    • ClassLink’s RosterServer - OneRoster and the ISM global standard for rostering students
    • OneSync - account creation/provisioning

    9:00 Sign in and Breakfast

      9:30 – 11:00 am Workshop 

      Agenda (1.5-hour session):

       

      40 Minutes w/ Q & A:

      • Single Sign On to all the applications students, teachers, and staff need to get in – over 6000 applications are in our library and we will build any that are needed that we don’t have at no additional charge
      • Quick access to all file locations in the cloud as well as network shares
      • Analytics to see who is using which apps and how often to help make better professional development and purchasing decisions

      20 Minutes w/ Q & A:

      • ClassLink Roster Server – rostering and account management using the OneRoster file format standard and ClassLink dashboard tool.

      10 Minutes w/ Q & A:

      • OneSync – account provisioning from the SIS, and HR systems into AD, Microsoft, and/or Google

      5 minutes

      • Community Engagement/PR of resources:
      • Parent Portal – a single sign-on solution for all parents in the district to easily access the tools they use to interface with the district (SIS, Lunch cards, messaging systems, etc.)

      10 minutes:

      • Final Q and A, implementation and pricing (RISTE program discount)


      • November 06, 2018
      • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
      • RISTE Training Center 69 Draper Ave. Warwick, RI 02889
      Register


      Technical Retreat


      A day of custom training and group discussions focused on best practices and uses of G Suite for Education.  This one day technical retreat starts with providing insight into recent technical changes to G Suite, helping your staff stay up to date and knowledgeable on improvements to the environment.  That will be followed up with three custom technical deep-dive sessions focusing on specific topics selected by the group.  These deep dives will include Admin console settings, approaches and rollout planning as well as common use cases for each topic.  

      The day will be completed with a showcase of tips and useful tools for G Suite administrators to more efficiently manage and gain visibility.  Finally a Q&A period rounds off the day to give the opportunity to dive deeper into discussed topics or to explore other questions and aspects of G Suite for Education. 


      Topics covered include:

      G Suite Services & Settings:  A look at updates and changes to G Suite and the Admin Console over the last year.  Discussions around the changes and their impact on Education will be the focus.

      Deep Dive 1,2,3:   Three technical deep dive sessions exploring topics chosen by the group from a large list.  Use cases, Admin Console settings and best practices for each will be explored.

      G Suite Admin Tips & Tricks:  Efficient management of users, devices and settings.  Tools and additional services to help with security, optics, tracking and management.

      Q&A Round table:  Group discussions around topics of the day and other G Suite related questions.


      Deep Dive Topics for Selection:


      Admin Console Service Settings Best Practices

      Walk through of core and additional service settings that must be changed for EDU domains.

      Android Apps on ChromeOS

      A look at supported models, how to configure for the domain and approval and assignment of Apps

      Chromebook Management

      In-depth look at Chrome management on the desktop browser and Chrome devices, from User and Device settings to inventory management, usage metrics and ROI tracking.

      Google Vault

      In-depth look at proper use of Vault as an E-discovery system.   Retention policies, creating searches and exporting results will also be explored

      Google Apps Manager (GAM) Basics

      Walkthrough of installing and performing basic commands and tasks with GAM on EDU domains.

      Google Groups, Groups for Business

      Creation and proper configuration of Google Groups in an EDU domain.  Groups for Business as additional features and control.

      Printing on Chrome

      Configuring, designing and rolling out Cloud Printing in schools.  Also covered is Native Printing from Chromebooks.

      Reports & Audit Logs

      Using reports to gain insight and visibility into G Suite activities and data.  Monitoring and automatic alerting of events.

      Team Drive

      Control and management of Team Drives as a back office tool, use cases and piloting approach.

      Youtube & Restricted Mode

      Controlling Youtube in EDU and the use of Restricted mode for filtering student content and for Teacher approved videos


                Technical Retreat Agenda


      8.30am till 9am - Introductions

      9am till 11am - What’s new with G Suite - Best Practices

      11am till 12pm - Deep Dive 1 - Audience Choice (see above)

      12pm till 1pm - Lunch

      1pm till 1.45pm - Deep Dive 2 - Audience Choice (see above)

      1.45pm till 2.30pm - Deep Dive 3 - Audience Choice (see above)

      2.30pm - 3pm - G Suite Admin Tips and Tricks

      3pm till 3.30pm - Q+A Roundtable



    Past events

    August 21, 2018 Rhode Island Technology Road Show
    August 06, 2018 RISTE Google Summer Institute 2018 (Aug 6-8)
    July 23, 2018 RISTE Google Summer Institute 2018 (July 23-25)
    July 11, 2018 Computer Science Fundamentals (CSF) PD workshop
    June 07, 2018 RISTE After Hours - End of the Year Celebration
    June 06, 2018 Aspen User Group Meeting
    May 16, 2018 Board of Directors
    May 04, 2018 Rhode Island Technology Road Show
    April 26, 2018 Video tools: Screencastify & WeVideo
    April 24, 2018 Playlists & Hyperdocs
    April 24, 2018 Google Draw
    April 19, 2018 Feedback &, Formative Assessment Tools
    April 12, 2018 Google Apps Tools to use with Blended Learning
    April 06, 2018 Ed-Fi Symposium
    April 05, 2018 Websites Made Easy!
    April 05, 2018 Blended & Personalized Learning Conference 2018
    April 04, 2018 Computer Science Fundamentals (CSF) PD workshop
    March 22, 2018 2018 Annual Member Meeting
    March 21, 2018 Board of Directors
    March 07, 2018 Aspen User Group Meeting
    February 07, 2018 Board of Directors
    January 23, 2018 Geospatial Technology briefing
    January 18, 2018 RISTE E-rate Information Session
    January 11, 2018 Digital Learning Day
    January 10, 2018 Aspen User Group Meeting
    December 13, 2017 RISTE After Hours - Holiday Party
    December 06, 2017 ISTE Standards for Administrators Refresh
    November 15, 2017 Board of Directors
    November 08, 2017 G Suite for Education Technical Retreat
    November 01, 2017 Rhode Island Apple Roundtable
    October 17, 2017 Microsoft/SHI presentation and updates
    October 11, 2017 Aspen User Group Meeting
    September 20, 2017 Board of Directors
    September 19, 2017 APEX networking event
    August 16, 2017 RISTE 2017 Summer Institute #2
    July 17, 2017 RISTE 2017 Summer Institute #1
    June 09, 2017 Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Teacher Academy
    May 25, 2017 RISTE After Hours - End of the Year Celebration
    May 17, 2017 Board of Directors
    May 12, 2017 Tech & Learning Live Boston 2017
    April 25, 2017 RISTE E-rate Workshop Series - Part 2
    April 11, 2017 2017 Annual Member Meeting
    March 22, 2017 Board of Directors
    February 27, 2017 ISTE Standards for Teachers Refresh
    February 14, 2017 Microsoft eXplore event
    February 08, 2017 RISTE E-rate Workshop Series - Part 1
    January 18, 2017 Board of Directors
    December 07, 2016 RISTE After Hours - Holiday Party
    December 01, 2016 Cybersecurity and Data Privacy
    November 16, 2016 Board of Directors
    November 15, 2016 Microsoft/SHI presentation and updates
    October 12, 2016 Google Apps Certified Admin Bootcamp
    October 12, 2016 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    October 11, 2016 Google Admin Console Technical Retreat
    September 21, 2016 Board of Directors
    August 15, 2016 Flipped Learning Workshop - RISTE 2016
    August 08, 2016 We Have iPads in our Classroom, Now What?
    July 18, 2016 CS4HS – RIC & CSTA Professional Development
    July 11, 2016 RI Google Apps for Education Institute - 2016
    July 11, 2016 Project Lead the Way Professional Development
    July 07, 2016 FabNewport Creative Computing with Scratch
    June 28, 2016 Intro to Computing
    June 27, 2016 Bootstrap Teacher Professional Development
    June 08, 2016 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    June 02, 2016 RISTE After Hours - End of the Year Celebration
    May 31, 2016 Tech Night at New England Tech
    May 25, 2016 Tech Learning Tour - Lincoln Schools
    May 18, 2016 Board of Directors
    May 17, 2016 FabNewport Creative Computing with Scratch - Free Workshop
    May 14, 2016 AP Computer Science Principles Course Professional Development
    May 14, 2016 Code.org Teacher Professional Development
    April 29, 2016 Tech & Learning Live Boston 2016
    April 15, 2016 New England Tech Career Days - Health Sciences
    April 14, 2016 Darshell Silva Webinar- Librarian as Tech Coach
    April 02, 2016 Blended & Personalized Learning Conference.
    March 24, 2016 Tech at the Towers
    March 22, 2016 2016 Annual Member Meeting
    March 18, 2016 Cisco Networking Academy Introduction
    March 16, 2016 Board of Directors
    March 10, 2016 8th Annual METAA CTO Clinic 2016
    March 09, 2016 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    March 04, 2016 New England Tech Career Days - Engineering & Communications
    February 03, 2016 Device Management Lunch and Learn
    January 22, 2016 Microsoft Office 365 Deployment workshop
    January 20, 2016 Board of Directors
    January 13, 2016 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    December 09, 2015 RISTE After Hours - Holiday Party
    December 09, 2015 RISTE Vendor Summit
    December 03, 2015 Office 365 Education Deployment Overview
    December 02, 2015 LightSail Learning Event: Formative Assessment in the Digital Age
    December 02, 2015 Office 365 Education Technical Overview
    December 01, 2015 Office 365 Education Introduction
    November 21, 2015 Microsoft Educator Professional Development
    November 20, 2015 New England Tech Career Days - Building Technologies
    November 19, 2015 Assistive Technology Conference of New England
    November 18, 2015 Board of Directors
    November 03, 2015 Tech Tour - Moses Brown School
    October 23, 2015 New England Tech Career Days - Automotive and Marine
    October 21, 2015 MassCUE 2015 Conference
    October 14, 2015 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    September 28, 2015 Google Apps Admin Best Practices
    September 25, 2015 2015 WordCamp RI
    September 16, 2015 Board of Directors
    July 27, 2015 RI Google Apps for Education Institute
    July 21, 2015 Teacher Academy: In the Cloud: File Storage, Collaboration, and Communication with Office 365
    July 20, 2015 SHI - Purchasing portal webinar
    July 16, 2015 Transforming Education in Your Classroom with Digital Literacy
    July 15, 2015 Board of Directors
    June 03, 2015 RISTE After Hours - End of the Year Celebration
    May 20, 2015 Board of Directors
    May 08, 2015 Call for Presentations - Assistive Technology Conference of New England
    May 01, 2015 Tech Forum Boston
    April 29, 2015 ISTE 2015 - Pre-Conference Meeting
    April 29, 2015 Microsoft in the Classroom
    April 29, 2015 Microsoft in the Classroom
    April 16, 2015 Blended Learning Series - Part 3: Assessment for Learning Strategies, Resources and Tools
    April 15, 2015 Tech Tour - Cumberland Middle School 1:1 Chromebook initiative
    April 14, 2015 Massachusetts CTO Clinic
    April 11, 2015 Robot Block Party 2015
    April 10, 2015 SLRI 2015 Annual Conference: Anchoring Partnerships for Smooth Sailing
    April 08, 2015 Flipping for Blendspace!
    April 02, 2015 Blended Learning Series - Part 2: The Power of Online Discussions
    April 01, 2015 Google Apps for Administrators
    March 25, 2015 Connect and Collect using Google Forms
    March 24, 2015 How to Create Video Tutorials for Blended Learning
    March 23, 2015 Annual Member Meeting
    March 19, 2015 Blended Learning Series - Part 1: Incorporating Universal Design for Learning in the Blended Classroom to Engage and Support All Students
    March 18, 2015 Board of Directors
    March 12, 2015 Cool Tools Are Fun, But Learning Should Come First - CDWG sponsor presentation
    March 11, 2015 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    February 28, 2015 EdTechTeam Rhode Island Summit
    February 24, 2015 Netsupport - Using Classroom Management to Get the Most Out of Your Technology
    February 12, 2015 Ensuring Your Web Presence is Accessible to All
    February 12, 2015 How to convert your TDM Voice to IP and protect your ERATE Subsidy - Sponsor presentation
    January 29, 2015 Managing the 21st Century Classroom
    January 21, 2015 Board of Directors
    January 17, 2015 First Lego League Rhode Island Championship
    January 15, 2015 Webinar: Technology & Testing - Curriculum, Common Core & Incredible Learning
    January 15, 2015 Sponsor presentation - Cox IP Centrex
    January 14, 2015 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    December 11, 2014 The 21st Century Library
    December 11, 2014 RISTE After Hours - Holiday Party
    November 20, 2014 Managing the 21st Century Classroom
    November 19, 2014 College and Career Ready - Through a Technology Lens
    November 19, 2014 Board of Directors
    November 06, 2014 Microsoft Software and Licensing for Schools
    November 04, 2014 Designing Brain-Friendly Spaces for Blended Learning
    November 03, 2014 Advocacy Committee
    October 14, 2014 eRate Update
    October 08, 2014 X2-Aspen Usergroup Meeting
    September 29, 2014 Tech Tour - Rocky Hill School
    September 17, 2014 Board of Directors
    August 21, 2014 Canvas - Learning Management System
    August 12, 2014 How to Create Video Tutorials for Blended Learning
    August 07, 2014 iBoss Filtering information session
    July 29, 2014 ESET Product Demo
    July 16, 2014 Board of Directors
    June 03, 2014 RISTE After Hours - End of the Year Celebration
    May 21, 2014 ISTE - Pre-Conference Member Meeting
    May 14, 2014 Board of Directors
    April 30, 2014 Tech Tour - Westerly Public Schools
    April 30, 2014 Education Technology Leader certification program meeting
    April 02, 2014 Board of Directors
    March 26, 2014 Create Powerful Classroom Websites using Google Sites
    March 19, 2014 Technology Integration - Vision and Leadership
    March 05, 2014 Connect and Collect using Google Forms
    March 04, 2014 Tech Tour - TechACCESS of Rhode Island
    February 14, 2014 eRate Informational Meeting
    February 12, 2014 Securly web filtering 2.0
    February 10, 2014 Work, Share and Collaborate in the Cloud Using Google Docs and Drive
    January 29, 2014 Google Mail and Calendar Boot Camp
    January 15, 2014 Google Apps for Educators Management Tools
    January 10, 2014 Board of Directors
    December 11, 2013 RISTE After Hours - Holiday Party
    December 05, 2013 Tech Tour - Portsmouth Public Schools
    November 19, 2013 Google+ Hangouts and Connected Classrooms
    October 15, 2013 Member Meeting - Schoology presentation
    October 04, 2013 RISTE After Hours
    September 18, 2013 Board of Directors
    September 17, 2013 Member Meeting - New member site preview and discussion
    September 04, 2013 Board of Directors - Work Session
    August 28, 2013 iPad for Educators - Beyond the Basics workshop
    August 14, 2013 iPad for Educators - Beginners workshop
    July 31, 2013 iPad for Educators - Beyond the Basics workshop

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