All posts by Anne-Marie Fiore

About Anne-Marie Fiore

Anne-Marie Fiore has cultivated a career of over 20 years in educational and instructional technology. Anne-Marie has worked as an instructional technology facilitator, Cisco-certified instructor, network administrator, and professor of web technologies. Anne-Marie has worked in K12 academic and vocational settings, as well as higher education. Named as one of the Top 100 Most Social K-12 Tech Leaders on Twitter 2015 by the Huffington Post, Anne-Marie Fiore was the recipient of the Extreme Network Award based on her educational commitment to implementing a personalized 21st century learning environment and embodying the best in American education. Four winners from North America were selected on how well they instituted a one-on-one or mobile learning environment, facilitated individual instruction, and encouraged curricular growth. Additionally, Anne-Marie was selected in the first cohort of the nationally vetted "Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning" program by MassCUE, which offers a job-embedded professional learning experience to prepare administrators to lead a digital and blended learning transition in their school and district.

Using Universal Design for Learning and Technology to Support the Whole Child

Using Universal Design for Learning and Technology to Support the Whole Child will explore key issues, brain-based research, and best practices for using technology and Universal Design for Learning to support whole-child development. This presentation will empower educators to use the tenets of UDL and the technology available to them in their schools to help students develop the skills they need in the digital age.

https://springleadershipconference2017.sched.com/event/9QbD/using-universal-design-for-learning-and-technology-to-support-the-whole-child#

Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore, Dr Matthew Beyranevand, and Dr. Linda J. Hirsch

Dr. Linda Hirsch, Dr. Matthew Beyranevand, and Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore Chosen to Present at MASCD/MassCUE Leadership Conference

Chelmsford Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Dr. Linda J. Hirsch, Chelmsford Public Schools Mathematics and Science Curriculum Coordinator Dr. Matthew Beyranevand, and Wilmington Public Schools Director of Technology Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore have been chosen to present at the MassCUE/MASCD spring conference at The College of the Holy Cross on March 10, 2017. Their presentation is entitled Using Universal Design for Learning and Technology to Support the Whole Child.

This one-day Leadership Conference is co-sponsored by Massachusetts Computer Using Educators (MassCUE) and MASCD (Massachusetts Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development). MassCue and MASDC recognize the benefits of a collaborative partnership that focuses on teaching and learning. Both organizations believe that each child, in each school, in each of our communities deserves to be healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. Thus, this year the conference will focus on how leaders can leverage technology to reach the whole child.

The conference is made up of a cross section of education professionals from across the Commonwealth and surrounding states.  Average attendance is 175- 200 attendees, including Superintendents, Technology Directors, Curriculum Coordinators, and classroom teachers.

NEW PODCAST “WPS TECH TALK” NOW AVAILABLE ON SOUNDCLOUD

WILMINGTON, January 11, 2017 – Director of Technology, Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore announced that the new WPS TECH TALK podcast will be available on Sound Cloud. WPS TECH TALK will provide listeners with an insight into digital learning in the public schools of Wilmington, Massachusetts. The first episode featured information on the elementary library and technology program.

Podcast host Dr. Anne-Marie Fiore says, “Providing high-quality engaging, personalized instruction is central to our vision and mission in the Wilmington Public Schools.  Digital learning and technology integration are key to achieving our vision and critical to meeting the needs of diverse learners.  We are so fortunate to have teachers who are leading the way, here in Wilmington.”

Fans of the podcast can contact Anne-Marie Fiore via email (annemarie.fiore@wpsk12.com) to provide feedback and ideas for the podcast.

To listen to the podcast, visit https://soundcloud.com/wctvpodcasting/sets/wilmington-public-school-tech

About the Wilmington Public Schools

The Wilmington Public Schools is a high-performing district where all students are provided opportunities to learn through high-quality, rigorous curriculum and engaging, personalized instruction delivered in a safe, supportive, inclusive environment.  All members of our school community work together to develop confident, empathetic, life-long learners and responsible citizens.  Our students become innovative, creative, collaborative problem-solvers capable of making positive contributions to society.

For more information, contact Anne-Marie Fiore at annemarie.fiore@wpsk12.com or visit the official website: http://www.wpsk12.com