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Orton Gillingham Associate Course Applications Being Accepted

Posted on March 26, 2014 · Posted in Diverse Learning

Course Information: The Highlander Institute’s Orton-Gillingham course at the Associate Level is a one-year training program accredited by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators. Upon completion of the course.. read more

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Roshni Mirchandani Makes a Splash at Startup Weekend EDU in NYC

Posted on February 12, 2014 · Posted in Institute News

Highlander Institute’s own Roshni Mirchandani competed in Startup Weekend EDU in New York CIty this past weekend, winning the coveted “People’s Choice Award” after a grueling 54-hour pitch competition that.. read more

PBN Article: Teachers become tech testers

Posted on February 4, 2014 · Posted in Blended Learning, Institute News

Shawn Rubin launched EdTechRI as a natural outgrowth of his experience as director of blended learning and technology integration at the Highlander Institute, a charter school in Providence. Blended learning.. read more


Providence Monthly Lists Shawn Rubin as One of 2014′s Ten to Watch!

Posted on January 7, 2014 · Posted in Institute News

Highlander Institute’s Shawn Rubin was named as one of Providence Monthly’s 10 to Watch for 2014.  Each year the magazine names 10 movers, shakers and innovators in the community. We all know Shawn for.. read more


2014 Challenge: Making Tools for Schools with the USDOE

Posted on January 2, 2014 · Posted in Blended Learning, Institute News, Uncategorized

Imagine a new day for education, a day where educators, districts, technology companies and researchers actually work together, defining and using agreed-upon terms, best practices, tools, and models to serve.. read more


Metryx Makes EdSurge Top Ten Edtech Tools List

Posted on December 30, 2013 · Posted in Institute News

Highlander Institute’s Metryx Mobile Formative Assessment tracker is selected byEdSurge as the #2 most popular edtech tool of 2013!


Teachers Design for Education- We Want You!

Posted on December 20, 2013 · Posted in Blended Learning, Institute News

After many years of admiring the work of the Business Innovation Factory, the Highlander Institute is excited to partner with the Providence-based organization on a new project funded by the.. read more

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Hour of Code a Huge Success!

Posted on December 9, 2013 · Posted in Blended Learning

Business Innovation Factory was packed with enthusiastic educators, parents, and students sharing Hour of Code!  Schools across Rhode Island joined hundreds across the country to participate in this  exciting event.. read more

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Highlander Students Explore Expanded Learning Opportunities

Posted on October 21, 2013 · Posted in Expanded Learning

Jen Bonin, PhD from RI College, discussed natural disasters and meteorology with 9th grade students in preparation for Expanded Learning Opportunities at Highlander Charter School’s High School.  This program, supported.. read more


RI’s First EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit

Posted on October 4, 2013 · Posted in Uncategorized

The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) is sponsoring a day-long conference about using technology in education entitled: “Innovation Powered by Technology: Cultivating Quality.”  With conference registration approaching 700, the conference.. read more