EdTech Unconference

Engaging the Community in Conversations around Technology

Our special event is broadening its impact by partnering with Media Smart Libraries

Whether you are a teacher, parent or student, technology is changing our cultural practices and behaviors. This special EdTEch unconference is partnering with Media Smart Libraries to address issues and trends concerning our changing actions and attitudes in relation to technology. Join a panel of stakeholders including tech experts, teachers, parents, students, lawyers, librarians, administrators and others to start a conversation about how we can be more productive, respectful, and safe in our digital world.

Navigating our Digital Lives: In School and Beyond

Saturday, March 19th, 8:30am-12pm

Barrington High School, Library Media Center, 220 Lincoln Avenue, Barrington, RI

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and Coffee

9:00 - 9:15 Introductions and Ground Rules

9:15 - 10:00 Session #1

10:00 - 10:30 Panel Discussion #1

10:30 - 11:15 Session #2

11:15 - 12 noon Panel Discussion #2

Media Smart Libraries

The purpose of the Media Smart Libraries program is to build partnerships to support children in a digital age and to increase the awareness that libraries can play in advancing the digital and media literacy skills of children, families, and the community. This project was awarded to the Graduate School of Library and Information Studies at URI and was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Grant # LG-07-14-0045-14