Transforms your classrooms into learner-centered environments that are authentic and relevant to your students.
Prepares all students to become creative thinkers, collaborators, problem solvers and life-long learners for the global workplace and evolving society of the 21 st Century.
Improves student achievement through the use of research based technology solutions and technology rich classrooms tied to curriculum that is rigorous and relevant and supports 21 st Century Learning.
To Accomplish These Goals Teachers Will Be Provided
One teacher laptop
One laptop cart with up to 25 student laptops and 2 wireless access points
One printer/ scanner
One web cam
One electronic whiteboard
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Teacher Responsibility Teachers commit to adopting practices that regularly integrate technology with teaching and learning.
How Am I Going to Learn How to Implement Technology Into My Lessons?
Participate in a minimum of 2 days of vendor-sponsored Classrooms for the Future hands-on professional development.
Participate in a minimum of 30 hours per year of additional professional development on PDE-mandated content through the “21st Century Teaching and Learning” Series Courses, a job-embedded, on-line and face-to-face program deployed at the participating school level.
Use their professional development experiences to integrate the technology appropriately into their practices.
What’s the Catch?
PDE Professional Development Requirement Teachers involved in or impacted by CFF including teachers who will be getting fully equipped rooms and teachers who will receive some equipment are required to take a thirty hour course per year.
Teaching in the 21 st Century- The Need for Change Year One Course
The framework for changing teacher practice through sustained professional development with technology integration.
Facilitator is provided for support.
It is not a technology training but instead how to use technology in your classroom.
Course can be taken for college credit.
College Credit will apply toward Master’s Degree in Education at Wilkes University.
After Five years of the required CFF courses half of the master’s program will be complete at Wilkes University.
The coach will ensure that school staff acquire the understanding and skills to develop the on-site capacity of schools to sustain and deepen teachers’ capacity to integrate technology into classroom instruction in core academic areas